The Commissioner explains at 2 why they will be just fine without ABC and ESPN.
**Update: "We couldn't be more pleased with the outcome of these discussion." -Finchem
-6 year deal with networks, CBS increases to 19 events, NBC from 5 to 10
-Golf Channel handles all early round coverage and the Mercedes/Sony/Bob Hope kick off to the season.
-TGC also handles all post-FedEx Cup events, and is signed for 15 years(!?) to "fully accomplish" the objectives of getting TGC on more than its curren 70 million homes
-15 year deal to continue Champions and Nationwide coverage on TGC
-World Cup of Golf, R.I.P.