How to watch 2017 British Open: Schedule, TV coverage and live streaming essentials for Sunday’s final round
Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy plays off the 8th tee during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Friday July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
The 2017 British Open golf championship rolls to a close Sunday at Royal Birkdale, which has posed early problems with its 7,156-yard layout for a star-studded field featuring some of golf’s heavyweights in Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Matt Kuchar and plenty more.
The first group of golfers at The Open is set to tee off at 6:35 a.m. local time (1:35 a.m. EST) with Golf Channel and NBC carrying the action all day. Golf Channel will pick up live coverage at 4 a.m. and hand off to NBC, which will broadcast live from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Live streams are available through The Open official website and all day long through the Golf Channel.
A variety of viewing options are available with a simulcast of the TV broadcast, and streams of the first tee, featured holes and a pair of “marquee groups” streams.
On television (all times EST)
4-7 a.m.: Golf Channel
7 a.m. – 2 p.m.: NBC
2-4 p.m.: “Live From The Open” on Golf Channel
Live streams (all times EST)
Marquee group, spotlight, featured holes and live coverage are all available on the Golf Channel live stream. The stream also features alternative camera views.
4 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Golf Channel live stream