The PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship will offer Web coverage that enables fans to watch live streaming video and interact in real time.
The tournament, scheduled for June 25-28, plans to showcase live video of action on holes 15 and 17 and social media activity through third-party software, CoveritLive. Web coverage will span all four days of the tournament and include more than 40 hours of live video.
Among the initiatives to enhance the “fan experience:”
• Twitter streams from defending champion Stewart Cink; the official PGA Tour stream, which include tweets from pgatour.com staff on-site who will follow marquee pairings; and the Travelers Championship event stream.
• Opportunities for fans to post comments, ask questions and participate in various polls. Discussions will be moderated by pgatour.com staff.
• Posts such as players’ statistics and quick facts will be delivered during the coverage.