How To Watch The 147th Open Championship

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How To Watch The Open Championship: On Sky, BBC  

If you want to watch The Open at Carnoustie – there’s still time to get tickets! (Click here).
But if you’re going to be following along on TV and Radio, here’s a run-down of all the coverage you can expect.

Sky Sports Golf

Sky Sports’ dedicated channel ‘Sky Sports The Open’ returns and will be bringing live build up and action throughout the week – including tee time announcements on Monday as well as feature group and feature hole coverage via the Red Button.

Tee Times were announced during a live countdown show from 1pm on Monday on both Sky Sports The Open and Sky Sports News, with preview shows on each of the three days leading up to the tournament. 

The feature group coverage includes one morning and one afternoon threeball, while the camera’s will track the eighth, ninth and tenth holes as part of the featured holes.

Specialist programming will be available to download via Sky Sports On Demand, while Sky Q customers can catch-up with clips and highlights from each day.

Monday 16th July
1pm to 1.30pm - Open countdown LIVE, including tee times announcement
4pm to 5.30pm - Live at The Open

Tuesday 17th July
4pm to 5.30pm - Live at The Open

Wednesday 18th July
2pm to 5pm - Practice Round LIVE

Thursday 19th July
6.30am to 9pm - First round LIVE (Sky Sports Golf (06:30), Sky Sports Main Event (06:30)

Friday 20th  July
6.30am to 9pm - Second round LIVE (Sky Sports Main Event (06:30), Sky Sports Golf (06:30) 

Saturday 21st July
9am to 8.30pm - Third round LIVE Sky Sports Main Event (09:00), Sky Sports Golf (09:00), Sky Sports Main Event (15:45)

Sunday 22nd July
8am to 7.30pm - Final round LIVE
Sky Sports Main Event (08:00), Sky Sports Golf (08:00)

BBC Television & Radio

TV Highlights Programme
BBC 2: Thursday-Sunday, 8pm

RADIO

Thursday

12:00-17:00 & 17:30-19:00, BBC Radio 5 live (08:00-12:00, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra)

Friday

12:00-17:00 & 17:30-19:00, BBC Radio 5 live (08:00-12:00, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra)

Saturday

12:00-19:00, BBC Radio 5 live

Sunday

12:00-19:30, BBC Radio 5 live