Wednesday, July 14th, 2021


Across NBC Sports Platforms, Nearly 50 Hours of Live Open Championship Coverage from Royal St George’s; 150-Plus Hours Including Featured Groups and Holes

Transcript – Open Championship Media Conference Call Featuring Justin Leonard, David Feherty, Gary Koch, John Wood and Tommy Roy

PGA Tour Barbasol Championship Coverage Begins Tomorrow from Kentucky at 5 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel

LPGA Tour Team Event at Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational Coverage Gets Underway Today at 3 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel

Semifinals & Championship of U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship – Friday and Saturday on GOLF Channel and Peacock

STAMFORD, Conn. – July 14, 2021 – NBC Sports presents comprehensive coverage of the 149th Open Championship across NBC, GOLF Channel and Peacock beginning tomorrow, headlining live tournament coverage which will include events spanning the R&A, PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour and USGA this weekend.

NBC Sports will present coverage from the first tee shot of the Open Championship to the final putt, totaling nearly 50 hours of live championship coverage Thursday-Sunday — and 150-plus total hours of live coverage from Royal St George’s, including featured groups and featured holes coverage. Click here for more details.

Earlier this week, NBC Sports golf commentators Justin Leonard, David Feherty, Gary Koch, John Wood and producer Tommy Roy previewed the Open Championship on a media conference call. Click here for a transcript.


Keene Trace Golf Club hosts the Barbasol Championship this week in Nicholasville, Ky. as Jim Herman defends his 2019 title. GOLF Channel provides live coverage Thursday-Sunday, beginning tomorrow at 5 p.m. ET.

Broadcast Team

  • Play by Play: Whit Watson
  • Analyst: Curt Byrum
  • Tower: John Cook
  • On-Course: Phil Blackmar / Craig Perks

How To Watch – Thursday, July 15 – Sunday, July 18 (all times ET)

  • TV – GOLF Channel
  • Streaming – and the NBC Sports app
Date GOLF Channel
Thursday, July 15 5-7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 16 5-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 17 4-7 p.m.
Sunday, July 18 4-7 p.m.

Notable Players This Week

  • John Daly
  • John Pak
  • Jason Dufner
  • J. Choi
  • Jim Herman


The LPGA Tour’s sole team competition this year will take place this week at the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational at Midland Country Club in Midland, Mich. Nelly and Jessica Korda headline the field of the two-player team event.

Broadcast Team

  • Play by Play: Grant Boone
  • Analyst: Judy Rankin
  • Tower: Paige Mackenzie
  • On-Course: Jerry Foltz / Jim Gallagher Jr.

How To Watch – Wednesday, July 14 – Friday, July 16 (all times ET)

  • TV – GOLF Channel
  • Streaming – and the NBC Sports app
Date GOLF Channel
Wednesday, July 14 3-6 p.m.
Thursday, July 15 7:30-9:30 p.m.*
Friday, July 16 7:30-9:30 p.m.*

*Delayed coverage

Notable Teams This Week

  • Nelly Korda-Jessica Korda
  • Danielle KangLydia Ko
  • Lexi ThompsonNasa Hataoka
  • Brooke HendersonIn Gee Chun


GOLF Channel and Peacock will present live coverage of the semifinals and championship of the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship from Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Md. this Friday and Saturday. The 36-hole championship will be contested on Saturday.

Broadcast Team

  • Play by Play: Steve Burkowski
  • Analyst: Kay Cockerill
  • On-Course: Tripp Isenhour / Emilia Migliaccio

How To Watch – Friday, July 16 – Saturday, July 17 (all times ET)

  • TV – GOLF Channel
  • Streaming – Peacock, and the NBC Sports app
Date Peacock GOLF Channel
Friday, July 16 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, July 17 1-3 p.m.

GOLF Central Live From the Open

NBC Sports surrounds the 149th Open Championship with more than 25 hours of live studio coverage on GOLF Central Live From the Open on GOLF Channel. Throughout the week on Live From, GOLF Channel will present a variety of in-depth features surrounding the 149th Open Championship.

Broadcast Team

  • Host: Rich Lerner / Shane Bacon / Anna Whiteley
  • Analyst: Brandel Chamblee / Justin Leonard / Arron Oberholser
  • Reporter: Todd Lewis / Jamie Diaz / Cara Banks / Damon Hack / Eamon Lynch
Date Golf Central – Live From the Open*
Wednesday, July 14 6-9 a.m. / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday, July 15 3-5 p.m.
Friday, July 16 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, July 17 3-4 p.m.
Sunday, July 18 2-4 p.m.
*all times ET, post-round coverage begins following conclusion of play

All NBC and GOLF Channel coverage also streams on 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.