British Open 2022: TV schedule, how to watch the final round


Heading into the final round at St. Andrews on Sunday, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy and Norway’s Viktor Hovland are tied at the top of the standings after both shot 66 in the third round, enough to overtake American Cameron Young four strokes. South Korean Si Woo Kim and Americans Dustin Johnson and Scotty Scheffler remain within striking distance. Tiger Woods had a short spell, missing the cup after two bad laps on the Old Course.

With the time difference between Scotland and the United States, golf fans across the pond will have to get up early to catch the final round. Live coverage begins at 4 a.m. ET (1 a.m. PT) on Sunday. Here’s what you need to know to watch the world’s best golfers take on the harsh conditions and unpredictable weather of Scotland’s east coast.

Rory McIlroy during the Open Championship second round at St. Andrews

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland is tied for the lead heading into the final round of the 150th Open at St Andrews.

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Live TV and streaming program

The British Open will air on NBC and USA Network as well as NBC’s Peacock streaming service. The United States will air early morning coverage before the broadcast switches to NBC and Peacock for the rest of the day. Peacock will also show featured groups and holes each day of the tournament.

Here is the broadcast schedule for the final round (every hour ET):

Final Sunday

  • 4 a.m. to 7 a.m. in the United States
  • 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC and Peacock

Live TV streaming options

If you don’t have a cable or satellite TV subscription, you can watch the tournament with a live TV streaming service or NBC’s Peacock streaming service. The top five live TV streaming services offer NBC and USA Network. The catch is that not every service carries every local network affiliate, so check each one using the links below to make sure they carry NBC in your area.

You can also watch NBC for free with an over-the-air digital antenna. We have some cheap suggestions for the best indoor antennas here.

Peacock offers three tiers: a limited free plan and two Premium plans. The ad-supported premium plan costs $5 per month and the ad-free premium plan costs $10 per month. You need one of the Premium plans to watch the Open. Peacock will air NBC’s live coverage for each round as well as exclusive live coverage at the start of each day. It will also show featured groups and featured holes during the four days of the tournament.

Read our Peacock review.

YouTube TV costs $65 per month and includes NBC and USA Network. Plug your zip code into its homepage to see which local network affiliates are available in your area. Read our YouTube TV review.

Hulu with Live TV costs $70 per month and includes NBC and USA Network. Click the “See channels in your area” link on its homepage to see which local channels are offered in your postcode. Read our Hulu review with Live TV.

Most live TV streaming services offer a free trial or discounts for the first month and allow you to cancel at any time. All of them require a strong internet connection. Looking for more information? Discover our guide to live tv streaming services.


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