U S West and Golf Digest
have become equity partners in Golf.Com
, a comprehensive golf site on the Web owned by NBC and GolfData Corp. U S West purchased a 15% share in the site, while Golf Digest
will receive a 5% share in exchange for exclusive rights to Golf Digest
content. Golf.Com features coverage of the PGA Tour, Senior PGA Tour, USGA Championships, LPGA Tour and the Nike Tour. The site also includes detailed information on more than 25,000 golf courses and resorts around the world. U S West's investment in the site is part of its Internet Content Partnerships Initiative launched in June; U S West Media Group eventually plans to deliver Golf.Com and other partner sites via cable modem technology.
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