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Sky Sports, The European Tour Announce Free Admission To The British Masters

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 24 / 15

Golf fans can watch golfers for free this October when the British Masters supported by Sky Sports takes place at Woburn Golf Club. To celebrate the return of the British Masters to The European Tour, more than 15,000 tickets offering free admission will be available for the opening round as pa...

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