IMG brokers domestic deal with U-Next for JLPGA Tour rights

Kana Mikashima in action at the Miyagi TV Cup Dunlop Ladies Open at Rifu Golf Club Mihama Course in Rifu. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)

Japanese streaming platform U-Next has acquired rights to the Japan Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour in an agreement facilitated by the IMG agency.

The deal, which began with the JLPGA Championship Konica Minolta Cup earlier this month, sees the streaming platform broadcast live coverage of 10 JPLGA Tour events until the end of the season in November. The agreement does not include the Japan Women’s Open Championship and the Toto Japan Classic.

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