To many people, watching golf on television consists mostly of tuning into PGA Tour or LPGA Tour events. But a new channel is giving aficionados of the sport another option in the form of golf-lifestyle shows they can watch on demand – and for free. As an added bonus, viewers also have the ability to purchase products shown on those programs without ever having to leave the screen.
Called Golf Nation and often described as a cross between Netflix and the Home Shopping Network, the channel debuted in early December. And by signing up at GolfNation.com, viewers can access original programs such as “Ambush with David Feherty,” which promises “hidden camera hijinks,” and “Tee Shots,” with noted mixologist Bill Binder talking drinks and golf. Another offering is “Don’t I Know You?” which is based on the delightfully campy “The Newlywed Game” from the 1960s and ’70s. Hosted by past PGA of America president Suzy Whaley, who joined Golf Nation as its president last March and...
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