ESPN will again be the U.S. television home for the Open Championship, which will take place next week ay Muirfield Golf Links in Scotland.
Mike Tirico will host ESPN’s live telecasts from The Open Championship for the 18th consecutive year, with Scott Van Pelt also in the host role during the four days of the event. Legendary golf announcer Peter Alliss will join ESPN for several afternoon hours on both Thursday and Friday.
Analysts for ESPN’s coverage include Andy North, Curtis Strange, Paul Azinger, Judy Rankin, Dottie Pepper, Tom Weiskopf and David Duval.
Van Pelt will work as a hole announcer as will Strange, Pepper and Sean McDonough. Azinger, Duval and Alliss will join the hosts for analysis at various times. On-course reporters will be North, Rankin, Pepper and Bill Kratzert while Tom Rinaldi will conduct player interviews.
Here is the entire ESPN schedule at the Open Championship:
The Open Championship – Muirfield Golf Links, Gullane, Scotland
(all times U.S. Eastern)
|Wed., July 17||SportsCenter at The Open Championship||2 p.m.||ESPN2, WatchESPN|
|Thu., July 18||First Round||4 a.m.||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|Thu., July 18||First Round||7 a.m.||ESPN Radio|
|Thu., July 18||The Open Championship Today||3 p.m.||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|Thu., July 18||Best of The Open Championship||7 p.m.||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|Fri., July 19||Second Round||4 a.m.||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|Fri., July 19||Second Round||7 a.m.||ESPN Radio|
|Fri., July 19||The Open Championship Today||3 p.m.||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|Fri., July 19||Best of The Open Championship||7 p.m.||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|Sat., July 20||Third Round||7 a.m.||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|Sat., July 20||Third Round||9 a.m.||ESPN Radio|
|Sat., July 20||The Open Championship Today||3 p.m.||ABC|
|Sat., July 20||Best of The Open Championship||7 p.m.||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|Sun., July 21||Final Round||6 a.m.||ESPN, WatchESPN|
|Sun., July 21||Final Round||8 a.m.||ESPN Radio|
|Sun., July 21||The Open Championship Today||3 p.m.||ABC|
|Sun., July 21||Best of The Open Championship||9 p.m.||ESPN2, WatchESPN|
|Mon., July 22||Best of The Open Championship||Noon||ESPN2, WatchESPN|