When did ABC start broadcasting the Open Championship?

When did ABC start broadcasting the Open Championship?

ABC broadcast golf events for the first time in 1962 when it began televising the Open Championship as part of its anthology series Wide World of Sports. The network later gained the broadcast rights to the PGA Championship in 1965, and the U.S. Open in 1966. Chris Schenkel and Byron Nelson were the initial hosts of the tournament coverage.

Where is the Open Championship held?

Final-round action at the last major of the 2022 golf season is underway Sunday as The Open Championship wraps up its historic 150th tournament at St. Andrews. The beauty of summer surrounds Scotland as The Open returns to the Home of Golf for the first time since 2015.

How can I watch the Open Championship on TV?

Here’s everything you need to know to watch the Open Championship on TV. The primary place to watch this year’s 150th Open at St. Andrews is via NBC. NBC took over the rights to broadcast the Open in the U.S. back in 2016, signing a 12-year deal with the R&A a year prior.

Is the 2022 Open Championship on TV on Sunday?

No worries: We have you covered. CBS Sports is offering live coverage of the 2022 Open Championship from start to finish Sunday. Keep on reading to learn how you can follow live on action both on television and streaming online, and be sure to join our live Open leaderboard coverage for updates and highlights during Round 4.