Leading online golfing portal Golf365.com is aiming to win the trophy for the best coverage of the 36th Ryder Cup, thanks to a dedicated microsite. Europe and the United States will do battle from this morning at the K Club and Golf365 will be there for every single shot.
The site will bring online fans all the news, views and results live from Ireland, as well as a daily blog from renowned resident golfing and betting pundit Dave Tindall. In addition the site will feature video coverage from the PGApro.tv channel, which will broadcast a daily highlights show featuring news and comment.
Users will be also be able to relive great Ryder Cup moments from days gone by thanks to classic clips like the “War On The Shore” in 1991 and the battle of Brookline in 1999.
“This is one of the most eagerly-awaited Ryder Cups in years, with the Americans desperate to recapture the iconic trophy they lost in 2002.,” says Dave. “It should be three days of high drama, and we’re aiming to bring all the colour and excitement instantly to golf fans on both sides of the Atlantic.”
The microsite is the latest in a series of popular offerings from TEAMtalk Media Group, the owner of Golf365.com. These include the official Cheltenham Festival website and the spectacularly successful WorldCup365.com, which brought hundreds of thousands of fans all the news from the FIFA World Cup.
“All our sites provide in-depth coverage of major sporting events and we’re the market leaders when it comes to keeping our users glued to their screens,” says TEAMtalk Media editor-in-chief Graham Shaw. “The Ryder Cup is one of the highlights of any sporting calendar, and we’re committed to providing high-class coverage during what should be a momentous week.”
Operating as the content division of ukbetting plc, the AIM-listed gaming and media company, TEAMtalk Media is the leading network of sports news and content websites in the UK.
Comprising sportinglife.com, TEAMtalk.com, Sportal.com, Football365.com, Cricket365.com, Golf365.com, Rivals.net, planet-f1.com and planet-rugby.com, among others, TEAMtalk Media delivers leading edge interactive content to a combined, loyal audience of around 9 million sports fans.
In addition to a consumer offering, TEAMtalk Media Group offers multi-sports content via web, audio, video, iTV and mobile telephony channels to a range of household-name clients.
The group also offers advertising and sponsorship opportunities across the entire network, catering for leading brand names looking to engage with a large core audience of affluent ABC1 males.