The Players Championship taking place in Florida this week is the PGA Tour's flagship event

  • Sky and NBC will swap analysts and some content for the Players Championship
  • Comcast Corp took over Sky last fall, leading to a collaboration between the two
  • The Players Championship in Florida this week is the PGA Tour’s flagship event

NBC Sports Group and Sky Sports are set to announce on Monday that they are planning the most extensive television coverage ever of the Players Championship golf tournament, their biggest collaborative foray on sports coverage since Comcast Corp took over Sky last fall.

NBC and Sky plan to swap analysts and some other content as part of their extensive coverage this week at the Players Championship in Florida, the PGA Tour’s flagship event.

‘This is now the most comprehensive collaboration between NBC Sports and Sky Sports to date. There will be more going forward,’ Mike McCarley, President of Golf for NBC Sports Group, told Reuters.

The Players Championship taking place in Florida this week is the PGA Tour's flagship event
The Players Championship taking place in Florida this week is the PGA Tour’s flagship event

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