For the the first time Golf Channel airs 2016 Open Championship . The telecast will kickoff from Royal Troon for the 145th Open Championship , with defending champion Zach Johnson leading a field that includes U.S. Open winner Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, world No. 1 Jason Day, Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Danny Willett.
Golf Channel has live coverage on Thursday and Friday, as well early coverage on Saturday and Sunday, with NBC Sports taking over on the weekend afternoons.
2016 British Open Championship TV times
All times Eastern
- Thursday — 1:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Golf Channel
- Friday — 1:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Golf Channel
- Saturday — 4-7 a.m. on Golf Channel, 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on NBC Sports
- Sunday — 4-7 a.m. on Golf Channel, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. on NBC Sports