FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 13th, 2023
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF 151st OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP AT ROYAL LIVERPOOL JULY 20-23 ACROSS NBC, USA NETWORK & PEACOCK
First Tee Shot Through Last Putt – Nearly 50 Hours of Live Open Championship Coverage Thursday-Sunday; 200-Plus Hours Including Featured Groups and Golf Central Live From The Open
Mike Tirico to Call 25th Open Championship of His Career
Golf Central Live From The Open Provides Pre- and Post-Championship Coverage On-Site Beginning Monday, July 17
Trey Wingo Hosts Open Championship All Access Thursday-Friday Exclusively on Peacock Alongside Billy Ray Brown
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 13, 2023 – NBC Sports surrounds the 151st Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake with comprehensive live coverage across NBC, USA Network and Peacock beginning Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23. Pre-championship coverage begins Monday, July 17, 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 more than 200 hours of live coverage from St. Andrews including featured groups, featured hole and Open Championship All Access coverage on Peacock.
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.
Below are the broadcast assignments for NBC Sports’ coverage of the 151st Open Championship, highlighted by host and play-by-play commentator Mike Tirico working the 25th Open Championship of his career.
151st OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
- Host: Mike Tirico
- Play by Play: Dan Hicks / Mike Tirico / Terry Gannon / Steve Sands
- Analyst: Paul Azinger / Brad Faxon / Nick Faldo / Paul McGinley
- Tower: Curt Byrum / Brad Faxon
- On-Course: John Wood / Notah Begay III / Smylie Kaufman / Arron Oberholser / John Cook
- Essays: Jimmy Roberts
- Interviews: Cara Banks
How To Watch – Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23 (all times ET)
- TV – NBC, USA Network
- Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
|Thursday, July 20||*1:30-4 a.m./3-4 p.m.||4 a.m. – 3 p.m.|
|Friday, July 21||*1:30-4 a.m./3-4 p.m.||4 a.m. – 3 p.m.|
|Saturday, July 22||5-7 a.m.||7 a.m. – 3 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 23||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
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 hole feed highlighting the brand-new par-3 17th hole, which features an elevated green looking out over the Dee Estuary.
NBC Sports will utilize a number of its commentators throughout featured groups and featured holes coverage, supplemented by Sky Sports and world feed commentators.
TREY WINGO HOSTS OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP ALL ACCESS THURSDAY-FRIDAY ON PEACOCK
For the second straight men’s major championship, NBC Sports will present whip-around coverage from Royal Liverpool on Peacock with Open Championship All Access.
Hosted by Trey Wingo and GOLF Channel analyst Billy Ray Brown, Open Championship All Access will complement the traditional broadcast coverage, tapping into the main telecast, featured groups and featured hole coverage, range cam, and will include interviews with select guests.
Open Championship All Access will stream exclusively on Peacock from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET on Thursday-Friday.
Golf Central Live From The Open
Beginning Monday, July 17, NBC Sports will surround the championship with 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.
- Hosts: Rich Lerner / Anna Jackson
- Analysts: Brandel Chamblee / Paul McGinley / Brad Faxon / Notah Begay III /Arron Oberholser
- Reporters/Contributors: Todd Lewis / Damon Hack / Jaime Diaz / Rex Hoggard / Eamon Lynch
- On-course: John Wood (early week)
|Date||Golf Central – Live From The Open*|
|Monday, July 17||10 a.m. – 2 p.m. / 5-11 p.m.|
|Tuesday, July 18||8 a.m. – 6 p.m. / 7 p.m. – Overnight|
|Wednesday, July 19||8 a.m. – 3 p.m. / 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m.|
|Thursday, July 20||3-5 p.m. / 8 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.|
|Friday, July 21||3-5 p.m. / 12-4 a.m.|
|Saturday, July 22||3-5 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 23||2-5 p.m.|
|*all times ET, post-round coverage begins following conclusion of play|