R&A Renegades Close The Open.

Pete at White Dragon Golf is not happy with the decision to stop showing The Open on national TV in the UK. I have to support Pete on his views; the Majors are the pinnacle of golfing events and should be shared with everyone.
What do you think?

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The Royal and Ancient have closed the door for many people in England on seeing The Open on national television. This is a national disgrace, the people have bought a TV licence but will now have to subscribe to SKY TV if they want to watch the national tournament.

The BBC golf presentation team, who give the best golfing coverage to be found, will become redundant. A sad end to anyone who enjoys the quirky quips and great knowledge of the game of Peter Alliss, the commentary team leader, Peter had this to say about the sad announcement;

“I know they (the R&A) do lots of lovely, lovely things but now when it comes down to the nitty-gritty they have dipped their hands into the money and that’s it. I don’t think there will be a golfer that won’t be bitterly disappointed at the news today.”

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2 thoughts on “R&A Renegades Close The Open.

  1. 100% agree Jim. Here in Australia we only get the US Masters on free to air television which is really frustrating. Yet all other tennis events for example are on live free tv, don’t understand!

    I haven’t been able to watch a live Open Championship in years since they took it away.

    It should be available to everyone as it’s the best of the best and this will help promote the game of golf even further. It shouldn’t be available just for the people that have pay television!




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