Last year, interest boomed when we played host to a summer schedule not likely to be replicated anytime in the near future. But my underlying issue is that golf should be on display more frequently throughout the year and thus at the forefront of our minds on a more regular basis.
Should Fox Sports create a channel solely dedicated to golf lovers, the population of our game would instantly grow.”
“If a Golf Channel is to succeed, Fox Sports seems the logical option. They own most of the rights to tournament golf and have a variety of shows either locally or internationally produced. They just don’t see any value in having The Golf Channel as an entity in their channel stream.
The main issue is News Limited (owners of Fox Sports) and Comcast are competitors so any partnership would be unlikely. It’s akin to getting Collingwood into bed with Carlton – they are fierce rivals.”