The PGA Tour Inc. and a Georgia-based media company teed off in oral arguments last week before the 11th Circuit over who may publish real-time golf scores. At issue is whether the PGA can force media outlets to delay publication of real-time scores provided by its press center. Internet use has increased demand for such scores and their revenues, pitting the official PGA source against Morris Communications Corp., which wants to sell the same information to other outlets.
11th Circuit Takes Swing at Real-Time Golf Score Dispute
January 22, 2004