Thursday, May 28, 2015

DIRECTV Offers Extended Coverage of AT&T Byron Nelson

(RELEASE) - DIRECTV steps up to the tee box this Saturday to offer another event in its PGA TOUR EXPERIENCE series with expanded weekend coverage of the 2015 AT&T Byron Nelson Championship at TPC Four Seasons Resort, in Irving, Texas.

This enhanced coverage includes exclusive features for DIRECTV viewers accessible through the four-in-one Mix Channel (710-714) displaying:
· The CBS network feed;
· “Launch Pad,” a channel that analyzes golf’s most explosive shot the long drive – through dedicated camera positions on the tee box and landing area;
· “ShotLink Channel,” takes viewers beyond the traditional broadcast experience with a data-intensive view of tournament competition;
· A “Featured Group” channel that lets viewers follow select groups of players around the course.

The Mix is available on Saturday and Sunday of the tournament. Viewers of the Mix Channel will also have access to an interactive menu application of with features by pressing the RED remote button. They include:
· Player Scorecard, with a new feature this year that will display additional stats on the top ten players – including best finishes at the AT&T Byron Nelson, their finish last year and number of titles they won at the tournament.
· Player Bios – including their scorecard and viewers can add a player to their favorites list
· Pairings & Tee Times

The interactive menu application will have faster performance this year and is available during broadcast hours for all four days of the tournament.

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