The Open Golf Championship on TV

 

The Open Golf Championship on TV

The Open Golf Championship on TV

The Open Championship, or simply The Open (often referred to as the British Open), is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf. It is the only major held outside the United States.

Since 1979, The Open has been played on the weekend of the third Friday in July.

The Open is a 72-hole stroke play tournament with a cut after 36 holes, limited to the top 70 players and ties.

 

The 2016 Open Golf Championship, Royal Troon Golf Club, Ayrshire

The 2016 Open Championship will be the 145th Open Championship, and will be held at at Royal Troon Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland.

The 2016 Open Championship will start on the 14th July 2015, and is scheduled to finish on Sunday 17th July. Bad weather meant the Open finished on Monday 20th July.

The 2016 Open Golf Championship on TV and Radio Coverage

With the BBC deciding to end its live rights broadcast contract a year early, The Open Championship will appear exclusively live on Sky from 2016 in a £15m-a-year deal that runs until 2021.  This means that Sky Sports can claim that from 2016 it will have exclusive coverage of all four golf majors as well as the Ryder Cup. The BBC will continue to show two hours of highlights in prime time.

Spanish TV coverage of The Open Golf Championship is by Movistar+ Golf (formally Canal+ Golf)

 

The 2015 Open Golf Championship, St Andrews Golf Club, Fife

The 2015 Open Championship will be the 144th Open Championship, and will be held at the Old Course at St Andrews in Fife, Scotland.

The 2015 Open Championship will start on the 16th July 2015, and is scheduled to finish on Sunday 19th July. Bad weather meant the Open finished on Monday 20th July.

The 2015 Open Golf Championship on TV and Radio Coverage

With exclusive coverage from four days of play, the BBC will deliver over 40 hours of live TV coverage on BBC One and BBC Two in HD, 48 hours of radio on BBC Radio 5 live, exclusive behind-the-scenes social media from BBC Sport and up to four BBC Red Button streams.

 

The 2014 Open Golf Championship, Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Merseyside

The 2014 Open Championship will be the 143nd Open Championship, and will be held at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Merseyside

The 2014 Open Championship will start on the 17th July 2014, and is scheduled to finish on Sunday 20th July.

The 2014 Open Golf Championship on TV and Radio Coverage

With exclusive coverage from four days of play, the BBC will deliver over 40 hours of live TV coverage on BBC One and BBC Two in HD, 48 hours of radio on BBC Radio 5 live, exclusive behind-the-scenes social media from BBC Sport and up to four BBC Red Button streams.

 

The 2013 Open Golf Championship, Muirfield, Scotland

The 2013 Open Championship will be the 142nd Open Championship, and will be held at Muirfield Golf Links in Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland

The 2013 Open Championship will start on the 18th July 2013, and is scheduled t finish on Sunday 21st July.

The 2013 Open Golf Championship on TV and Radio Coverage

For the UK, live TV coverage of the 2013 Open Championship will be provided by BBC TV. With exclusive coverage from four days of play, the BBC will deliver over 40 hours of live TV coverage on BBC One and BBC Two in HD, 48 hours of radio on BBC Radio 5 live, exclusive behind-the-scenes social media from BBC Sport and up to four BBC Red Button streams.

 

Coverage will also be available on:
Setanta Ireland (09:00-20:00 Ireland Only)
Canal+ Golf

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