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Bright House Networks Offers Golf Tourney In 3D

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LIVONIA — Bright House Networks today announced that it again will feature coverage of the Sony Open Golf Tournament live in 3D on Jan. 14 and 15.

Bright House Networks is offering its digital HD customers, exclusive 3D coverage of the Sony Open, shown live from the Waialae Country Club in Oahu, Hawaii, at no additional cost.

Each January, the Sony Open attracts 144 of the world’s top golfers to compete in the first full-field PGA Tour tournament of the 2012 season at the Waialae Country Club’s, Oahu’s premier county club.

The 3D coverage will focus on holes two through four on Waialae’s front nine and holes 16 through 18 on its back nine.

There will be three hours of live coverage per day, and three hours of replay coverage per day.  Coverage will begin at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time Jan. 14 and 7 p.m. Jan. 15. 3D coverage of the Sony Open will be available on channel 401.

Full coverage of the match will be provided by The Golf Channel, available on 33 locally.

“The Sony Open showcases international golf talent against the backdrop of Hawaii’s natural beauty, and we are thrilled to again feature 3D coverage of this signature event,” said Bob McCann, division president of Bright House Networks.  “We are kicking the New Year off with some fantastic 3D events, and are excited to continue to bring additional 3D viewing opportunities to our customers, right in the comfort of their own homes.”

Bright House Networks digital HD customers who wish to access the Sony Open in 3D will need a 3D television and the TV manufacturer’s specified 3D glasses.   Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.

In Michigan, Bright House serves Farmington, Farmington Hills, Livonia, Northville, Northville Township, Novi and Redford Township.

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