FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 6th, 2022
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF 150TH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP FROM THE OLD COURSE AT ST. ANDREWS IN SCOTLAND JULY 14-17 ACROSS NBC, USA NETWORK & PEACOCK
First Tee Shot Through Last Putt – Nearly 50 Hours of Live Open Championship Coverage Thursday-Sunday; 100-Plus Hours Including Featured Groups
NBC Sports’ 150th Open Championship Media Conference Call – Today at 11:30 a.m. ET – Dan Hicks, Paul Azinger, Notah Begay III, John Wood and Producer Tommy Roy
GOLF Central Live From The Open Provides Nearly 75 Hours of Live On-Site Pre- and Post-Championship Coverage Beginning Monday, July 11
GOLF Channel Documentary The Open At St. Andrews Debuts Tonight at 8 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 6, 2022 – NBC Sports surrounds the 150th Open Championship at The Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland with comprehensive live coverage across NBC, USA Network and Peacock beginning Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17. Pre-championship coverage begins Monday, July 11, with GOLF Central Live From The Open on GOLF Channel and Peacock.
In total, NBC Sports will present nearly 50 hours of live championship coverage Thursday-Sunday – and well over 100 hours of live coverage from St. Andrews including featured groups and featured holes.
First and Second-round coverage begins before each day’s first tee shot on Peacock and will conclude after the final putt drops, giving fans unparalleled coverage of this year’s championship.
Throughout the week, GOLF Channel surrounds the 150th Open Championship with nearly 75 hours of live pre- and post-event coverage on GOLF Central Live From The Open beginning Monday, July 11. Over the course of the week, more than 30 on-air talent will provide live coverage, including featured groups, studio and news coverage across NBC, USA Network, GOLF Channel, and Peacock.
150th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
- Host: Mike Tirico
- Play by Play: Dan Hicks / Mike Tirico / Terry Gannon
- Analyst: Paul Azinger / Justin Leonard / Nick Faldo
- Tower: David Feherty / Gary Koch / Peter Jacobsen / Steve Sands / Curt Byrum / Tom Abbott
- On-Course: Notah Begay III / John Wood / Mark Rolfing / Karen Stupples
- Essays: Jimmy Roberts
- Interviews: Kathryn Tappen / Cara Banks / Todd Lewis
How To Watch – Thursday, July 14 – Sunday, July 17 (all times ET)
- TV – NBC, USA Network
- Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
|Thursday, July 14||*1:30-4 a.m./3-4 p.m.||4 a.m. – 3 p.m.|
|Friday, July 15||*1:30-4 a.m./3-4 p.m.||4 a.m. – 3 p.m.|
|Saturday, July 16||5-7 a.m.||7 a.m. – 3 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 17||4-7 a.m.||7 a.m. – 2 p.m.|
*coverage will begin shortly before the first scheduled tee time at 1:30 a.m. ET
As part of NBC Sports’ first tee to last putt coverage throughout the Open Championship, exclusive coverage will begin and end on Peacock on Thursday-Friday.
NBC Sports will also complement its comprehensive Open Championship coverage with live featured groups Thursday-Sunday exclusively on Peacock, showcasing two morning groups and two afternoon groups each day of the Championship. There will also be a featured holes feed highlighting holes 11, 12 and 13.
NBC Sports will utilize a number of its commentators throughout featured groups and featured holes coverage, supplemented by Sky Sports and world feed commentators.
NBC SPORTS 150TH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL – TODAY AT 11:30 A.M. ET
NBC Sports golf commentators Dan Hicks, Paul Azinger, Notah Begay III, John Wood, and producer Tommy Roy will preview the upcoming 150th Open Championship at The Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland on a media conference call today, July 6, at 11:30 a.m. ET.
Media interested in participating should call 313-209-5140 if located in the United States and +44 330-165-4012 if located in the United Kingdom; Passcode: 2366308.
GOLF Central Live From The Open
Beginning Monday, July 11, NBC Sports will surround the tournament with nearly 75 hours of on-site studio coverage on Golf Central Live From The Open on GOLF Channel and Peacock. Monday’s coverage on GOLF Channel begins at 9 a.m. ET and leads into live coverage of the Celebration of Champions event at 11 a.m. ET.
- Hosts: Rich Lerner / Cara Banks / Shane Bacon
- Analysts: Brandel Chamblee / Paul McGinley / Mark Rolfing / Arron Oberholser / Notah Begay III / Jaime Diaz / Eamon Lynch
- Reporters: Todd Lewis / Damon Hack / Rex Hoggard / Ryan Lavner
|Date||Golf Central – Live From The Open*|
|Monday, July 11||9-11 a.m. / 1:30-3:30 p.m. / 7-11 p.m.|
|Tuesday, July 12||6 a.m. – 6 p.m. / 7 p.m. – 6 a.m.|
|Wednesday, July 13||6 a.m. – 3 p.m. / 7 – 12 a.m.|
|Thursday, July 14||12-1 a.m. / 4-6 p.m. / 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.|
|Friday, July 15||4-6 p.m. / 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.|
|Saturday, July 16||3-6 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 17||2-6 p.m.|
|*all times ET, post-round coverage begins following conclusion of play|
THE OPEN AT ST. ANDREWS – DEBUTS TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET ON GOLF CHANNEL
The Open at St. Andrews – the latest documentary produced by GOLF Channel’s GOLF Films division led by Emmy Award-winning coordinating producer Israel DeHerrera – debuts tonight at 8 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel.
The hour-long documentary details the prior Open Championships held at The Old Course at St. Andrews, and features interviews with a number of past Champion Golfers of the Year and influential players from those prior Open Championships, including Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Nick Faldo, John Daly, and Constantino Rocca.