13 Jul 2021 | Professional golf |
How to follow the 2021 Open
by Golf Australia
The final men’s major of the year has arrived and the eyes of the golfing world are squarely focused on the links of England’s south-east.
In Australia, golf fans are daring to dream this week.
The stunning recent run of Australian victories has fuelled optimism that one of the eleven Australians in the field can claim a maiden Open title at Royal St George's.
The usual suspects of Cameron Smith, Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Jason Day will be joined by Lucas Herbert, Matt Jones, Brad Kennedy, Deyer Lawson, Min Woo Lee, Aaron Pike and Jason Scrivener.
Foxtel and Kayo Sports is where fans will need to tune in to witness every moment.
Fans will also be able to relive past glories with Fox and Kayo replaying official films and documentaries from previous years, including Greg Norman’s 1993 victory and Aussies at The Open, in the lead up to the tournament.
Then come Thursday afternoon, set your TV or streaming device to Channel 505 and don’t press another button for the remainder of the week.
Live coverage begins at 3:30pm AEST on Thursday and continues until the final group finishes around 5am AEST.
For those who need their sleep, Channel 505 will replay the action throughout the day.
Check your local guide for more details, but the main live TV coverage is (Australian Eastern Standard Time) as follows:
Thursday, 3:30pm: Fox 505
Friday, 3:30pm: Fox 505
Saturday, 7pm: Fox 505
Sunday, 7pm: Fox 505
For those on the go or without subscription TV services, you can stay up-to-date with all the latest news and information at https://www.golf.org.au/, https://pga.org.au/ and https://www.theopen.com/ throughout the tournament.
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