Dsport acquires PGA Championship media rights; Shubhankar, Anirban in action

Anirban Lahiri and Shubhankar Sharma to represent India in PGA Championship 2018

Discovery Communications-owned sports channel DSport has acquired the rights to broadcast The PGA Championship 2018 in India. Ace Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri and Shubhankar Sharma are in the fray for the $10.5 million prize purse tournament.

The 4th and the Final Golf Major of the year – The PGA Championship 2018 – will take place from 9th to 12th August, 2018 at the Bellerive Golf Course.

Indian golf enthusiast can catch all the live action from the centennial edition of The PGA Championship on Dsport. The 4 days of the high-action tournament will broadcast on the channel from 10:30 pm (IST) onwards.

The tournament will once again see a strong line-up of marquee golfers competing to become the ‘Champion Golfer’ and lift the iconic Wanamaker Trophy. The ‘PGA Championship’ will witness the world’s best golfers competing for a handsome prize purse of $10,500,000.

All eyes will be on the defending champion Justin Thomas who will face robust competition from players like Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Justin Rose and YE Yang.

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Shubhankar Sharma who turned in a creditable performance making the Cut in The Open at Carnoustie in July 2018 will be leading the charge for India.

Francesco Molinari, who recently won ‘The Open’, will be high on confidence to compete in this final championship aiming to win it and close his season on a high. Jason Day with his back to back victories in the Torrey Pines and Quail Hollow has shown consistency which is why he will be a player to look forward to.

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