2024 British Open; TV Schedule, and more

2024 British Open

The 2024 British Open Golf schedule runs from July 18th- July 21st, 2024. The 152nd Open is being played at Royal Troon Golf Club outside of Glasgow, Scotland this year. The winner of the golf major is expected to earn at least $3 Million USD this year. We have the TV schedule, event specifics, and more for you. 

2024 British Open Golf Schedule

The 2024 British Open golf tournament starts on Thursday, July 18th for tournament play. The tournament is the final Major golf championship on the PGA Tour. The field is set at 156 players (same as the US Open). TV Coverage is provided by USA Network for the early part of the first two rounds, and NBC covers the money times and lower scoring groups of players.

2024 British Open Golf TV Schedule

The 2024 British Open Golf TV schedule is laid out for you below. This is based on the 2023 British Open TV schedule, and if there are any updates closer to the tournament, we’ll make sure to come back and update you here. NBC is the primary network for the 3rd and 4th rounds, while USA and Peacock have coverage for the grunch of the tournament before. If you are watching The Open in the UK, it will be broadcast on Sky Sports.

Thursday, July 18First RoundPeacock130-4 AM / 3-4 PM
First RoundUSA Network4 AM – 3 PM
Friday, July 19Second RoundPeacock130-4 AM/3-4 PM
Second RoundUSA Network4 AM – 3 PM
Saturday, July 20Third RoundUSA Network5 – 7 AM
Third RoundNBC / Peacock7 AM – 3 PM
Sunday, July 21Final RoundUSA Network4 –  7 AM
Final RoundNBC / Peacock7 AM – 2 PM
2024 British Open TV Schedule

British Open Golf Background and Tickets

Royal Troon Golf Club host of the 2024 Open Championship
Royal Troon Golf Club host of the 2024 Open Championship.

The British Open, or the Open Championship is the oldest golf tournament is the world. Originally founded in 1860, the tournament was held annually at Prestwick Golf Club in Scotland. It later changed to be rotated between a group of links golf courses in the U.K. Today, there are 14 courses that have hosted the Open. Ten are part of the current rotation, and St. Andrews hosts the tournament around every five years. To date, the tournament has been played in Scotland 97 times, England 52, and Northern Island twice. Royal Troon Golf Club is the host for 2024.

British Open Golf Facts

  • Gary Player has played the British Open the most times with 46 appearances.
    • He also won the Open in three different decades (1959, 1968, and 1974).
  • The Golf Champion Trophy is known as the Claret Jug.
  • The winner of the British Open keeps the trophy until the next Open, at which point it must be returned. They are given a replica to keep.
  • If the winner is a pro golfer, then the winner’s share of the purse is 18%.
  • The top 10 finishers get an entry into the following year’s Open. 
  • Tiger Woods has won the British Open three times. 2000, 2005, and 2006. 

Will Tiger Woods Play in the 2024 British Open Golf? 

As of right now, Tiger Woods is planning to play in the 2024 British Open golf tournament. We’ll know a lot more closer to the time based on how he performs physically in the PGA Championship and US Open Golf Tournaments. 

2024 Golf Major Championship Schedule

Here is the 2024 Golf Major championship schedule. 

The Masters: Week of April 8-14 at Augusta National, Augusta, Georgia

PGA Championship: Week of May 13-19 at Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Kentucky

U.S. Open: Week of June 10-16 at Pinehurst Resort (No. 2), Village of Pinehurst, North Carolina

British Open: Week of July 15-21 at Royal Troon, South Ayrshire, Scotland

You can check out the complete PGA Tour schedule here. And for the LIV golf fans out there, the LIV golf schedule here. 

Tiger Woods British Open Golf Highlights

Here are some cool highlights of Tiger’s best shots at the British Open Golf Championship over the years. 

Jacey Tine

Jacey Tine is a lifelong San Diego Padres and Florida Gators fan. She has been delivering sports coverage and content for 7 years and counting now. You'll find her covering a number of sports and other news-worthy events on Sports Brackets.

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