After a yearlong hiatus, The Open Championship will probably be performed as soon as once more.
The COVID-19 pandemic precipitated the foremost golf occasion to be canceled in 2020, however the 2021 British Open will go on. Which means reigning champion Shane Lowry will lastly have an opportunity to defend his lone main championship.
Lowry’s competitors will probably be stiff as ordinary. World No. 1 Jon Rahm will probably be trying to again up his first main win on the U.S. Open with one other sturdy displaying, and 18 of the opposite prime 20 golfers on the planet will be part of him. The lone non-participant of the group will probably be Hideki Matsuyama, who examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Amongst these prime golfers, Bryson DeChambeau will probably be one to look at, as he’s taking part in his first event with a new caddie on the bag. DeChambeau had a publicized breakup together with his earlier caddie Tim Tucker forward of the Rocket Mortgage Traditional in Detroit.
And naturally, DeChambeau’s rival Brooks Koepka will probably be in motion, so it will likely be fascinating to see if the 2 proceed their longstanding beef.
Absolutely, there are many causes to look at the British Open at Royal St George’s golf course. Here is all the things you could know concerning the occasion, together with each strategy to watch it.
Watch the British Open stay
Golf Channel and NBC will cut up stay protection of the 2021 British Open simply as they did for the 2021 U.S. Open. Golf Channel will completely air the primary two rounds of the event with NBC taking up for a lot of the weekend protection on Saturday and Sunday.
British Open TV schedule 2021
|Date||Time (ET)||TV Channel|
|Thursday, June 17||4 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Golf Channel, fuboTV|
|Friday, June 18||4 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Golf Channel, fuboTV|
|Saturday, June 19||5 a.m. – 7 a.m.||Golf Channel, fuboTV|
|7 a.m. – 3 p.m.||NBC, fuboTV|
|Sunday, June 20||4 a.m. – 7 a.m.||Golf Channel, fuboTV|
|7 a.m. – 2 p.m.||NBC, fuboTV|
British Open streaming schedule
The 2021 British Open will primarily be streamed on Peacock and Peacock Premium, each of that are NBC associates. Peacock will largely present protection of featured teams and featured holes whereas Peacock Premium will supply simulcasts of the Golf Channel and NBC broadcasts. Another choice is fuboTV, which provides a seven-day free trial.
|Thursday, June 17||3 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Featured Teams|
|5:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Featured Holes (14-16)|
|Friday, June 18||3 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Featured Teams|
|5:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Featured Holes (14-16)|
|Saturday, June 19||6 a.m. – 2 p.m.||Featured Teams|
|7 a.m. – 1 p.m.||Featured Holes (14-16)|
|Sunday, June 20||5 a.m. – 1 p.m.||Featured Teams|
|6 a.m. – 12 p.m.||Featured Holes (14-16)|
|Thursday, June 17||1:30 a.m. – 4 a.m.||Day 1 stay protection|
|4 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Golf Channel Spherical 1 simulcast|
|3 p.m. – 4 p.m.||Day 1 stay protection|
|Friday, June 18||1:30 a.m. – 4 a.m.||Day 2 stay protection|
|4 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Golf Channel Spherical 2 simulcast|
|3 p.m. – 4 p.m.||Day 2 stay protection|
|Saturday, June 19||5 a.m. – 7 a.m.||Golf Channel Spherical 3 simulcast|
|7 a.m. – 3 p.m.||NBC Spherical 3 simulcast|
|Sunday, June 20||4 a.m. – 7 a.m.||Golf Channel Spherical 4 simulcast|
|7 a.m. – 2 p.m.||NBC Spherical 4 simulcast|
British Open tee instances 2021
Tee instances for The Open Championship will probably be up to date when they’re introduced.
British Open purse 2021
The 2021 British Open will characteristic the biggest purse within the historical past of the event. The full quantity of prize cash doled out will probably be $11.5 million, up from $10.5 million in 2019.
The winner will take house $2.07 million, marking the primary time The Open will give a prize bigger than $2 million. The 2019 winner, Shane Lowry, made $1.935 million.
British Open odds for 2021
Jon Rahm (+700) is closely favored to win The Open Championship after successful his first main on the U.S. Open final month. Which means a $100 wager positioned on Rahm would lead to a $700 payout.
Jordan Spieth (+1400), Rory McIlroy (+1400), Dustin Johnson (+1800), Xander Schauffele (+1800) and Brooks Koepka (+1800) spherical out the highest six favorites, per odds from DraftKings Sportsbook.
The place is the British Open in 2021?
The 2021 British Open will return to Royal St George’s golf course for the primary time since 2011. The course is positioned in Sandwich, England and has hosted The Open Championship 14 instances.
- Par: 70
- Distance: 7,204 yards
British Open previous winners
Here’s a have a look at each winner of The Open Championship since World Struggle II. Shane Lowry is the newest winner of the foremost in 2019. The 2020 occasion was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
|2019||Shane Lowry||Royal Portrush||-15|
|2017||Jordan Spieth||Royal Birkdale||-12|
|2016||Henrik Stenson||Royal Troon||-20|
|2015||Zach Johnson||St Andrews||-15|
|2012||Ernie Els||Royal Lytham & St Annes||-7|
|2011||Darren Clarke||Royal St George’s||-5|
|2010||Louis Oosthuizen||St Andrews||-16|
|2008||Padraig Harrington||Royal Birkdale||+3|
|2006||Tiger Woods||Royal Liverpool||-18|
|2005||Tiger Woods||St Andrews||-14|
|2001||David Duval||Royal Lytham & St Annes||-10|
|2000||Tiger Woods||St Andrews||-19|
|1998||Mark O’Meara||Royal Birkdale||E|
|1997||Justin Leonard||Royal Troon||-12|
|1996||Tom Lehman||Royal Lytham & St Annes||-13|
|1995||John Daly||St Andrews||-6|
|1993||Greg Norman||Royal St Georges, Sandwich||-13|
|1991||Ian Baker-Finch||Royal Birkdale||-8|
|1990||Nick Faldo||St Andrews||-18|
|1989||Mark Calcavecchia||Royal Troon||-13|
|1988||Seve Ballesteros||Royal Lytham & St Annes||-11|
|1985||Sandy Lyle||Royal St Georges, Sandwich||+2|
|1984||Seve Ballesteros||St Andrews||-12|
|1983||Tom Watson||Royal Birkdale||-9|
|1982||Tom Watson||Royal Troon||-4|
|1981||Invoice Rogers||Royal St Georges, Sandwich||-4|
|1979||Seve Ballesteros||Royal Lytham & St Annes||-1|
|1978||Jack Nicklaus||St Andrews||-7|
|1976||Johnny Miller||Royal Birkdale||-9|
|1974||Gary Participant||Royal Lytham & St Annes||-2|
|1973||Tom Weiskopf||Royal Troon||-12|
|1971||Lee Trevino||Royal Birkdale||-10|
|1970||Jack Nicklaus||St Andrews||283|
|1969||Tony Jacklin||Royal Lytham & St Annes||280|
|1967||Roberto de Vicenzo||Hoylake||278|
|1965||Peter Thomson||Royal Birkdale||285|
|1964||Tony Lema||St Andrews||279|
|1963||Bob Charles||Royal Lytham & St Annes||277|
|1960||Kel Nagle||St Andrews||278|
|1958||Peter Thomson||Royal Lytham & St Annes||278|
|1957||Bobby Locke||St Andrews||279|
|1955||Peter Thomson||St Andrews||281|
|1952||Bobby Locke||Royal Lytham & St Annes||287|
|1951||Max Faulkner||Royal Portrush||285|
|1946||Sam Snead||St Andrews||290|