DirecTV Begins Live 4K Coverage Of Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Golf fans with 4K Ultra HDTVs and a DirecTV subscription will be able to view the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament from California’s Monterey Peninsula February 9-12th with the action beginning at 3 p.m.-6 p.m. EST each day.
AT&T’s DirecTV coverage team will be using 4K cameras positioned at holes 7, 17 and 18 on the Pebble Beach course for the PGA tour event.
Read more on the live 4K action from the 2017 Pebble Beach Pro-Am after the jump:
Viewers will see ocean-side scenery and masterful competition in native 3840 x 2160p. The satellite TV service will also provide the “AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Experience” in HD on the DirecTV exclusive 4-screens-in-one Mix channel.
The action will be offered live on DirecTV channel 106 for subscribers with the appropriate 4K Genie box.
Meanwhile, the DirecTV HD action from Pebble Beach includes:
- 701 Mix Channel – 4 screens in one
- 702 Network Simulcast – Golf Channel (Thurs-Fri) & CBS (Sat-Sun)
- 703 Featured Group – follow a group of golfers shot-by-shot
- 704 Launch Pad – watch multi-angled coverage of the long drive
- 705 ShotLink Channel – a data intensive look at the tournament
Viewers also can click on an interactive app alongside the broadcast video. The app offers more information on the golfers including hole-by-hole scorecards for each round.
By Greg Tarr
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