British Open schedule 2021: Day-by-day TV coverage to watch on NBC, Golf Channel & stream online

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Does Jon Rahm have another win in him?

The Spaniard is coming off an utterly gratifying U.S. Open victory at Torrey Pines, his first major victory cementing his status as one of the world's elite golfers. This begs the question: What's next?

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Rahm enters the 2021 British Open red-hot through the 2021 PGA Tour events: Including his win at the U.S. Open, he has three more top-10 finishes in majors and 11 top-10 finishes overall.

Rahm takes another bite of the apple this week, as he tees off in The Open Championship, entering the tournament as the favorite. A win in the UK would be Rahm's second major victory, marking the first back-to-back major winner since Jordan Spieth in 2015. 

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British Open schedule 2021

The British Open is operating on local time, so much of the action will be taking place in the very early morning for North American viewers. 

NBC and Golf Channel have live coverage of the British Open in 2021. The tournament starts on Golf Channel each morning before shifting to NBC for afternoon and evening coverage. 

Here is the full breakdown for the British Open TV schedule (all times Eastern):

Date Time (ET) TV Channel
Thursday, July 15 4 a.m. - 3 p.m. Golf Channel, fuboTV
Friday, July 16 4 a.m. - 3 p.m. Golf Channel, fuboTV
Saturday, July 17 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. Golf Channel, fuboTV
  7 a.m. - 3 p.m. NBC, fuboTV
Sunday, July 18 4 a.m. - 7 a.m. Golf Channel, fuboTV
  7 a.m. - 2 p.m. NBC, fuboTV

British Open TV coverage today

All times Eastern

Thursday, July 15

  • TV channel:  Golf Channel
  • Broadcast time: 4 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday, July 16

  • TV channel:  Golf Channel
  • Broadcast times: 4 a.m to 3 p.m.

Saturday, July 17

  • TV channel:  Golf Channel, NBC
  • Broadcast times: 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. (Golf Channel); 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (NBC)

Sunday, July 18

  • TV channel:  Golf Channel, NBC
  • Broadcast times: 4 a.m. to 7 a.m. (Golf Channel); 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (NBC)

How to live stream the British Open online

There will be a few different ways to live stream the British Open in 2021.  NBCSports.com will provide live streams of various content throughout the tournament. Peacock, a free NBC-owned streaming option, will also carry portions of live action from the British Open during Rounds 1 and 2 of the tournament. Another option to utilize is fuboTV,  which offers a seven-day free trial .

Peacock

Date Time (ET) Coverage
Thursday, July 15 3 a.m. - 3 p.m. Featured Groups
  5:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Featured Holes (14-16)
Friday, July 16 3 a.m. - 3 p.m. Featured Groups
  5:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Featured Holes (14-16)
Saturday, July 17 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. Featured Groups
  7 a.m. - 1 p.m. Featured Holes (14-16)
Sunday, July 18 5 a.m. - 1 p.m. Featured Groups
  6 a.m. - 12 p.m. Featured Holes (14-16)

Peacock Premium

Date Time (ET) Coverage
Thursday, July 15 1:30 a.m. - 4 a.m. Day 1 live coverage
  4 a.m. - 3 p.m. Golf Channel Round 1 simulcast
  3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Day 1 live coverage
Friday, July  16 1:30 a.m. - 4 a.m. Day 2 live coverage
  4 a.m. - 3 p.m. Golf Channel Round 2 simulcast
  3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Day 2 live coverage
Saturday, July 17 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. Golf Channel Round 3 simulcast
  7 a.m. - 3 p.m. NBC Round 3 simulcast
Sunday, July 18 4 a.m. - 7 a.m. Golf Channel Round 4 simulcast
  7 a.m. - 2 p.m. NBC Round 4 simulcast

SN's Jacob Camenker contributed to this piece.

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