CTV and TSN Deliver Live Coverage of Final Rounds of the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP from Royal Troon Golf Club, July 16-17
— July 15, 2016
– Live coverage of the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP begins tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) at 4 a.m. ET on TSN –
– TSN golf analyst Bob Weeks is on-site at Royal Troon to file daily reports for SPORTSCENTRE and TSN Digital platforms throughout the tournament –
– TSN expands its OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP coverage with bonus live streaming coverage on the TSN GO app, including featured groups and dedicated holes –
– Star-studded field at the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP includes U.S. OPEN champion Dustin Johnson, THE MASTERS champion Danny Willet, world #1-ranked player Jason Day, and many more –
TORONTO (July 15, 2016) – CTV and TSN are Canada’s home for the culmination of golf’s oldest major championship, as the networks deliver live coverage of the weekend rounds of the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP from the historic Old Course at Scotland’s Royal Troon Golf Club. Live coverage begins tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) at 4 a.m. ET onTSN before concluding with the final round, beginning Sunday, July 17 at 4 a.m. ET on TSN. CTV joins live coverage of both rounds at 7 a.m. ET (see below or visit TSN.ca for complete broadcast schedule).
Live coverage of the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP is part of the 60+ iconic championship events that live on TSN.
Subscribers can access live streaming coverage of the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP through the CTV GO and TSN GO apps.
TSN golf analyst Bob Weeks files daily reports from Royal Troon for SPORTSCENTRE and TSN Digital platforms, and contributes reports and columns for TSN.ca throughout the week.
The star-studded field at this year’s OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP includes defending champion Zach Johnson, U.S. OPEN champion Dustin Johnson, THE MASTERS champion Danny Willet, and world #1-ranked player Jason Day. Also competing for the Claret Jug are last year’s second-place finishers Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman, alongside previous champions Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson. The OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP returns to the Old Course at Royal Troon for the first time since 2004, marking the ninth time the historic course has hosted the tournament.
CTV and TSN’s live coverage of the final rounds of the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP has attracted a slate of premier advertisers in Acura, CI Financial, and London Life.
Live coverage of the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP is also available on TSN Radio stations across the country, including TSN Radio 1410 in Vancouver, TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto, TSN Radio 690 in Montréal, TSN Radio 1200 in Ottawa, TSN Radio 1260 in Edmonton, and TSN Radio 1290 in Winnipeg. Along with live play-by-play coverage, all stations follow the latest news coming out of Royal Troon.
In addition, TSN 1050’s weekly golf show GOLF TALK CANADA, featuring hosts Bob Weeks and Mark Zecchino, delivers a special OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP edition airing tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) at 8 a.m. ET.
Fans can visit TSN.ca/Radio for a list of all TSN Radio official websites and programming information.
TSN Radio coverage is available worldwide via live streaming on the TSN GO app.
TSN expands its OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP coverage with bonus live streaming coverage on the TSN GO app, including featured groups and dedicated holes. TSN Digital platforms also feature highlights, recaps, and video analysis from Weeks on-site at Royal Troon throughout the tournament. TSN subscribers can live stream this bonus online coverage on TSN.ca and TSN GO.
See below or visit TSN.ca for CTV and TSN’s complete broadcast schedule from the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP*:
Saturday, July 16
4 a.m. ET – Third Round Coverage on TSN and TSN GO (Joined in progress at 7 a.m. ET on CTV)
Sunday, July 17
4 a.m. ET – Final Round Coverage on TSN and TSN GO (Joined in progress at 7 a.m. ET on CTV)
*Schedule subject to change
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