Fans around the globe can enjoy LIV Golf coverage, including this week’s season-ending LIV Golf Team Championship, October 20-22
New York, 20 October, 2023 – ViewLift, a global leader in end-to-end streaming and over-the-top (OTT) solutions, announces the launch of the LIV Golf Plus app on Roku and Samsung Smart TVs. This enables golf fans to watch the season’s finale, the 2023 LIV Golf Team Championship, taking place October 20-22 at Trump National Doral Golf Club in Miami, as well as replays and highlights from the full 2022-23 season. The app, built by ViewLift, can be enjoyed on Android, iOS, and is now available for download worldwide on Roku and all Samsung models manufactured from 2019.
“By enabling Roku and Samsung Smart TV owners to watch LIV Golf action, ViewLift has boosted the number of golf fans that we can reach globally,” said Will Staeger, Chief Media Officer, LIV Golf. “Working with ViewLift as our OTT partner has been a huge success, enabling us to rapidly expand the number of golf fans we reach on web, mobile and Smart TV through the LIV Golf Plus app.”
Manik Bambha, President, ViewLift, said:“The LIV Golf Plus app enables golf fans to enjoy many of the world’s greatest golfers on key platforms. With this launch, the LIV Golf Plus app can now be enjoyed by households that own the world’s most popular Smart TV brand and North America’s top ad-supported streaming service, furthering LIV Golf’s consumer reach and monetization.”
ViewLift enables LIV Golf to stream live tournaments through PCs, mobile devices, Smart TVs, and other TV-connected devices. It has developed the LIV Golf Plus apps, and the video functionality of the LIVGolfPlus.com website. ViewLift’s cloud-based platform enabled LIV Golf to launch live video on the web just weeks after engagement in 2022. For the 2023 season, ViewLift and LIV Golf have worked together to offer exciting new content experiences, including viewing through the LIV Golf Plus mobile, connected and Smart TV apps, while also providing additional content streams, such as live action from the driving range and practice green, cams on each hole, and team streams.
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The season finale is the 2023 LIV Golf Team Championship, taking place October 20-22 at Trump National Doral Golf Club in Miami. The iconic Blue Monster course will stage the seeded three-day tournament, featuring both match play and stroke play, delivering the excitement of head-to-head competition as 12 teams compete for a historic $50 million purse. Viewers with the LIV Golf Plus app can enjoy all the live action as well as VoD content free of charge.
ViewLift is a full-service digital content distribution platform empowering sports leagues, clubs, federations, rightsholders and others to monetize their content through native branded apps on major OTT devices, including web, mobile, TV-connected devices, Smart TVs and gaming consoles. ViewLift offers clients a range of monetization models on a proprietary platform with advanced real-time analytics. Visit www.viewlift.com.