“There is no doubt that TV coverage is essential to growing the women’s game,” said WGSA Secretary, Vivian Horak, in anticipation of the highlights to be shown every day at a different time slot, between May 24-28.
“SuperSport have waived the placement fees for amateur golf on many occasions, something Women’s Golf really appreciate. (But) The production costs and editing have to be paid for, and for this we look to our sponsors.”
“TV coverage was looking like a ‘nice to have’ until Acer came on board as the naming sponsor mid-March, this enabled us to accept the quote from (producer) Su Quirk, and we expect to see an excellent television programme on the Acer 5 Nations Commonwealth Tournament,” said Horak.
Horak says her association was happy with
“In this event you compete against the top amateurs from Gt
“Each country has considerably more women golfers than we have in
WGSA has been especially happy about the interest that tournament generated.
“There was great interest country-wide from all golfers and especially our women golfers. Press information was sent to all the participating countries; our web-site was kept up to date, and was well used.
“We have had excellent feed-back from all the countries, and a stream of requests for additional information and photographs of the event,” said Horak.
Acer 5 Nations Commonwealth Championship
Date Start Title Channel
24-May-2007 19h30 – 20h00 Highlights SS6
25-May-2007 15h00 – 15h30 Highlights CSN/SS1
26-May-2007 09h00 – 09h30 Highlights CSN/SS1
27-May-2007 20h00 – 20h30 Highlights SS1
28-May-2007 07h30 – 20h00 Highlights SS5