TORONTO (July 16, 2019) – Live from the Dunluce Links in Portrush, Northern Ireland, TSN and CTV team up to deliver weekend coverage of the fourth and final major of the golf season, the 148th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP. With the iconic Claret Jug up for grabs, live coverage begins with the third round on Saturday, July 20 at 7 a.m. ET, and continues until the final round on Sunday, July 21 at 7 a.m. ET. Featured Holes and Featured Groups bonus coverage is also available for TSN and TSN Direct subscribers on TSN.ca/Live and the TSN app. A complete broadcast schedule across TSN and CTV is available at TSN.ca.
TSN’s Bob Weeks is on-site at the Dunluce Links to deliver a series of essays for SPORTSCENTRE and TSN.ca highlighting golf’s top players and key tournament storylines. Features include Rory McIlroy’s must-win determination at OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, the “unknown venue” that is Royal Portrush, Tiger Woods’ chances, and “The Impossible, The Improbable, The Unpredictable – The Open”.
Weeks also covers all the action from Northern Ireland with daily reports for SPORTSCENTRE, as well as video analysis, news updates, and columns for TSN.ca. TSN Digital platforms provide highlights, recaps, and must-watch moments throughout the tournament.
McIlroy, a Northern Ireland native coming off a win at the recent RBC CANADIAN OPEN, highlights a talented field at this year’s OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, which also includes world #1-ranked player Brooks Koepka, defending champion Francesco Molinari, and three-time Claret Jug winner Tiger Woods. The world’s top-ranked Canadian, Adam Hadwin, is teeing off in the tournament alongside fellow Canadians Corey Conners and Austin Connelly.
Complete OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP coverage is available for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN and TSN Direct subscribers via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN app, as well as CTV.ca and the CTV app. Fans can also follow @TSNgolf throughout the tournament for daily schedule updates and breaking news from Portrush.