FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF THE 2021 U.S. SENIOR OPEN JULY 8-11 ON GOLF CHANNEL AND PEACOCK
20 Hours of Live Coverage from Omaha Country Club Begins Thursday, July 8
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 30, 2021 – NBC Sports will present 20 hours of live coverage of the upcoming 2021 U.S. Senior Open from Omaha Country Club in Omaha, Neb., July 8-11 across GOLF Channel and Peacock.
Live tournament action from Omaha Country Club begins with one hour of exclusive coverage each day on Peacock leading into live coverage on GOLF Channel.
In addition to live tournament coverage of the 2021 U.S. Senior Open, GOLF Central will provide daily post-round analysis on GOLF Channel at 8 p.m. ET following the conclusion of play, hosted by George Savaricas along with Billy Kratzert.
Last year’s U.S. Senior Open was canceled due to health concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic. Steve Stricker went wire-to-wire in his first U.S. Senior Open appearance in 2019, shattering the 72-hole scoring mark with a 19-under total of 261 en route to a six-stroke victory on the Warren Course at Notre Dame.
Pre-championship coverage from Omaha begins on Wednesday, July 7, at 11 a.m. ET on GOLF Channel with live practice round coverage, featuring a championship preview and live player interviews.
U.S. SENIOR OPEN
- Play by Play: Bob Papa
- Analyst: Lanny Wadkins
- Tower: John Cook
- On-Course: Billy Ray Brown / Jim Gallagher
How To Watch – Wednesday, July 7 – Sunday, July 11 (all times ET)
- TV – GOLF Channel
- Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
|Wednesday, July 7||11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, July 8||12-1 p.m.||1-3 p.m.; 6-8 p.m.|
|Friday, July 9||12-1 p.m.||1-3 p.m.; 6-8 p.m.|
|Saturday, July 10||3-4 p.m.||4-8 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 11||3-4 p.m.||4-8 p.m.|
The 2021 U.S. Senior Open kicks off six consecutive weekends of live USGA events across NBC Sports platforms, including the U.S. Senior Women’s Open at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield, Conn. (July 29-Aug. 1); the U.S. Women’s Amateur (Aug. 2-8) at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y.; and the U.S. Amateur at Oakmont Country Club (Aug. 9-15) in Oakmont, Pa.
NBC Sports’ live coverage of the 2021 USGA season kicked off Saturday, May 8 with the Walker Cup from Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Fla. In June 2020, NBCUniversal reacquired USGA championship media rights as part of a new partnership and broadcasted all four of the USGA’s championships last year. This year, the agreement with NBCU will allow the USGA to continue the uninterrupted coverage it provides to television fans thanks to its longstanding partnership with Rolex. In 2021, eight of the USGA’s televised championships, including the U.S. Women’s Open and the U.S. Amateur, air uninterrupted.
NBC SPORTS’ REMAINING LIVE USGA COVERAGE SCHEDULE
|U.S. Senior Open||July 8-11||GOLF Channel, Peacock|
|U.S. Girls’ Junior||July 12-17||GOLF Channel, Peacock|
|U.S. Junior Amateur||July 19-24||GOLF Channel, Peacock|
|U.S. Senior Women’s Open||July 29-Aug. 1||GOLF Channel|
|U.S. Women’s Amateur||Aug. 2-8||GOLF Channel, Peacock|
|U.S. Amateur||Aug. 9-15||NBC, GOLF Channel, Peacock|
All NBC and GOLF Channel coverage also streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
Peacock is available across a variety of devices, detail available here. Comcast’s eligible Xfinity X1 and Flex customers, as well as eligible Cox Contour customers, enjoy Peacock Premium included with their service at no additional cost.