GolfPass launches on Sky Q

Thursday 8 July 2021

Golf fans can enjoy exclusive original content, technical tips and more from the comfort of home

GolfPass, the ultimate golf app, arrives on Sky Q today so fans can watch daily golfing tips and hundreds of exclusive videos, bringing you closer to the game you love, at home, in an informative, fun and interactive way.

The app is divided into two sections; WATCH and LEARN and gives GolfPass members access to a raft of golf content, all available on Sky Q. From Golf Channel films and exclusive original programming to video tips from the likes of 4-time Major champion and GolfPass Founder Rory McIlroy.

With more than 4,000 hours of golf lessons and instructional content from the world’s best players and coaches available at the press of a button, it has never been easier to improve your game – whether picking up a club for the first time or trying to “break 100.”

Simply say “GolfPass” into your Sky Q voice remote to open the app, or easily find it in the apps page or sports section of your Sky Q box.

Developed in partnership between global golf superstar Rory McIlroy and NBC Sports Group, GolfPass is a first-of-its-kind, direct-to-consumer subscription program. On GolfPass there’s a program for everyone, whether you’re struggling to gain a few extra yards off the tee or needing to improve the short game. The range of coaches available include Chris Como, Sean Foley, Martin Hall, Michael Bannon, Martin Chuck and Andrew Rice, to name a few, helping to turn those bogeys into birdies.

With GolfPass, the aspiring golfer has access to top-notch instructional content along with a massive library of Golf Channel classic shows and original productions, such as the entire Feherty catalogue (including interviews with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer), Big Break and The Conor Moore Show.

Four-time Major Champion and GolfPass Founder Rory McIlroy said: “We’re thrilled that GolfPass has launched on Sky Q, giving aspiring players top tips from pros and leading coaches from across the world. Over the last year we have seen a large uptake in the game from a grass-roots level which is great to see – and it’s fantastic to be able to provide golfers old and new with tips to improve their game from their living room”.

Fraser Stirling, Group Chief Product Officer, Sky said: "Perfect for anyone golf obsessed like me,GolfPassjoins some great fitness entertainment apps already onSky Q and ispacked with tips and exclusive content to help you improve your technique, so you can say goodbye to Duffs and keep it on the Fairway.”   

Or to discover an entire collection of fitness entertainment say “fitness” into your Sky Q voice remote to experience a range of content from YouTube, Peloton, Fiit, Spotify and more, in one place on Sky Q.

About Sky

Sky is Europe’s leading media and entertainment company and is proud to be part of the Comcast group. Across six countries, we connect our 23.4 million customers to the best entertainment, sports, news and arts including our own award-winning original content.

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About GOLFPASS

GolfPass members get access to a vast library of video content, including originals like The Conor Moore Show, Lessons with a Champion Golfer with players like Rory McIlroy, Shane Lowry and Morgan Pressel, Breaking into the Game: Juniors with Michael Bannon and more. GolfPass brings you the best instruction, exclusive tips and insights from Rory, Bryson Dechambeau and our world class instructors, and Golf Channel classics like Feherty and Big Break.

Developed in partnership between global golf superstar Rory McIlroy and NBC Sports Group, GolfPass is a first-of-its-kind, direct-to-consumer subscription program. Now available via Sky Q, iOS and Android apps.

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