Sky Q users are getting an update today with the satellite TV company announcing the launch of yet another new app on its set-top box. Now, before you rush to turn on this device in hopes that Apple TV + will finally come to Sky Q, we have some bad news for you. Despite recent rumors that this latest streaming service will be joining Netflix, Disney +, and Prime Video on Sky’s Q service, this latest news isn’t about watching Ted Lasso movies or endless episodes.
Instead, it’s all about golf. Yes, Sky is rolling out something called GolfPass on its platform, which is designed to help customers improve every aspect of their game. Created by legend Rory McIlroy, this app, which you can find by simply saying “GolfPass” on your Sky Q voice remote, contains top tips and hundreds of exclusive videos.
In fact, more than 4,000 hours of golf lessons and content from the world’s best players and coaches are available at the touch of a button.
The app is divided into two sections; WATCH and LEARN and provide GolfPass members with access to a range of golf content on their televisions.
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If you want to try it out, you’ll have to dig into your wallet with the GolfPass for £ 4.99 per month or £ 49 if prepaid for a year. Sky VIP members can get £ 20 off the price, which means it’s only £ 29.
There is a 7-day free trial of the service that you can use to try it out before you buy.
Commenting on the service, four-time major champion and founder of GolfPass, Rory McIlroy, said, “We’re delighted that GolfPass has been introduced to Sky Q, giving budding players top tips from professionals and leading coaches around the world. Over the past year we’ve seen a lot of grassroots adoption of the game, which is great to see – and it’s fantastic to be able to give golfers old and new tips on how to improve their game from the living room. “
And Fraser Stirling, Group Chief Product Officer, Sky added, “Perfect for golf enthusiasts like me, GolfPass joins some great fitness entertainment apps already available on Sky Q and is jam-packed with tips and exclusive content that Help you improve your technique so you can say goodbye to Duffs and keep him on the fairway. “
GolfPass now joins a number of other apps on Sky Q including FiiT, Peleton and ROXi.
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