Fox to Air More Than 40 Hours of Live U.S. Open Coverage

Jason Day will try to capture his second major title when he tees it up at Oakmont. (USGA/Darren Carroll)
Jason Day will try to capture his second major title when he tees it up at Oakmont. (USGA/Darren Carroll)


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Fans will have a thorough view of the action at the 116th U.S. Open  at Oakmont Country Club, as Fox Sports will air more than 40 hours of live coverage across Fox, FS1 and Fox Deportes, as well as continuous live streaming on Fox Sports Go. The USGA will also stream exclusive live action– two featured groups channels and a featured holes channel – on usopen.com and on the U.S. Open app during the championship.

Fox’s coverage of the championship begins before the first balls are hit on Thursday, June 16. FS1 will present six hours of preview programming, including the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying Show, which will air on Tuesday, June 7 at 12:30 a.m., following the conclusion of domestic sectional qualifying. Groupings and starting times will be  announced live on FS1’s The Herd with Colin Cowherd, featuring Fox Sports’ lead golf analyst, Paul Azinger, at 1:30 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 10. Next, FS1 will go live with “Wednesday at the U.S. Open” on June 15 from 10 a.m.-noon EDT.

The first and second rounds of the U.S. Open, Thursday and Friday, June 16-17, will air on FS1 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. EDT, followed by coverage on Fox from 5-8 p.m. EDT each day. Fox will provide coverage of the third round on Saturday, June 18, from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. EDT and of the final round on Sunday, June 19, from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. EDT. Fox Deportes will also televise the final two rounds in Spanish, from 4-7 p.m. EDT on June 18, and 4:30-7:30 p.m. EDT on June 19. Additionally, FS1 will air 30-minute wrap-up shows following each round of the championship. If necessary, an 18-hole playoff will be contested on Monday, June 20, starting at noon EDT, with Fox providing coverage through the playoff’s completion.

The 116th U.S. Open will also be broadcast to more than 170 countries and territories on six continents through international broadcast partners.