|Launched||11 January 2007|
|Closed||23 June 2009|
|Owned by||Setanta Sports|
|Audience share||~0.0% (January 2009, BARB)|
|Sister channel(s)||Setanta Sports 1 |
Setanta Sports 2
Setanta Sports News
(at time of closure)
|Sky Digital||Channel 429|
|Virgin Media||Channel 543|
|UPC Ireland||Channel 407|
|Tiscali TV||Channel 557|
The channel was available in the UK on Sky Digital channel 429, Tiscali TV channel 557 and Virgin Media channel 543. It was a premium channel on Sky but included on Virgin's XL pack. In the Republic of Ireland it was available on UPC Ireland and Sky Digital.
From its launch, the United States based PGA Tour was the mainstay of Setanta Golf's programming schedule. The channel also included coverage of the over 50s Champions Tour. Other programs included The Big Break and Highway 18 from The Golf Channel, and Shell's Wonderful World of Golf. Many programming hours were also taken up with advertising features, mainly for JJB Sports licensed Slazenger and Nike products.
Having run into financial difficulties, on 23 June 2009, Setanta ceased broadcasting all its channels in the United Kingdom.
- Setanta goes off air in Great Britain Digital Spy, 23 June 2009