Paris, France, 12 April 2023: Origins Digital, the leading global sports digital services provider, today announced the French Golf Federation’s (ffgolf) new and enhanced OTT platform (ffgolf.tv) has gone live.
Fully redesigned by Origins Digital, this premium online resource enables French golf players to access over 500 hours of video tutorials, practice routines, golf news and major event coverage. Visitors to the platform will also be able to discover new golf courses to enjoy and learn about previous French champions. ffgolf will add new content to ffgolf.tv every week; so no matter the age or skill level of the players, the platform has all the information and resources required to learn about golf in France and improve their own game.
Steve Heymann, Global Head of Sales, Origins Digital said: “ffgolf.tv now provides an even higher quality, with a smoother and richer experience for visitors looking to learn about the game of golf. There is a huge range of multimedia golf training, news and event coverage that can now be viewed in the highest quality and the lowest latency. This makes for an excellent user experience.”
Michaël Akrich, Content Manager, ffgolf said: “Golf is a growing sport in France, so we wanted to ensure that visitors to ffgolf.tv receive an excellent digital experience. They need to not only be able to find all the information they rewuire, but also have an optimised experience to bring training videos to life. That’s very beneficial to players of all levels in France.”
Founded in 1912 under the name of “Union des golfs de France”, the French Golf Federation is an association under the law of 1901, declared of public utility on April 9, 1975 and approved by the Ministry of Sports. Today, it counts more than 441 000 licensees. For the record, it counted only 20,000 in 1970, 38,783 in 1980, 181,147 in 1990, 291,754 in 2000 and 407,530 in 2010. The progression of golf is by far one of the most impressive in French sport.
About Origins Digital:
Headquartered in Paris work on five continents with more than 120 clients: international events, federations, leagues, clubs, media, telecommunications. Origins was born from the fusion of EMG subsidiaries On Rewind and Netco Sport, both specialising in digital services tailored for broadcasters and sports federations. It is backed by EMG’s mastery of the entire value chain from image creation to distribution.
EMG is a leading provider of broadcasting and audio‐visual services within the European market. The Group combines unique know‐how and world‐renowned expertise to master the entire value chain from image creation to distribution. New‐media driven, EMG is a valued partner for major international events, including sporting (Tour de France, Ryder Cup, FIFA World Cup, UEFA European Championships and Formula One), live shows (Eurovision, MTV Awards, BRIT Awards and Royal Events), and entertainment‐based shows (The Voice, Masterchef, The X‐Factor). EMG has a diverse range of studios and one of the largest fleets of mobile trucks in Europe.
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