2019 British Open Championship: Contenders, Prize Money, Timings, Pairings TV Schedule & Live Stream

2019 British Open Championship: Contenders, Prize Money, Timings, Pairings TV Schedule & Live Stream

                  This year, the Open Championship is considered to be the 148th Open Championship. The tournament is scheduled for 18 to 21 July at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. This competition is also the second Open Championship at the course, which has been held after the first in the year 1951, that is 68 years ago.

Tiger Woods is also going to be playing in his first PGA Tour event after his disappointing performance at the U.S. Open. The Masters champion is going to be among a total of three golfers who have fixed their aim to win their second major of the year, a list that also comprises of Brooks Koepka (PGA Championship) as well as Gary Woodland (U.S. Open).

Well, don’t forget our defending 2018 champion, Francesco Molinari, as everyone eyes are on him. The 2018 champion has yet to win on the PGA Tour this year, even though he challenged Woods at Augusta. If he is going to win again this year, then Molinari will be the first golfer to repeat as British Open champion after Padraig Harrington in the year 2008.

As the excitement of this tournament is on craze so we have gathered all the major information that you would like to know about the 2019 British Open. This major information comprises of the TV schedule, participants and much more. So let’s get started….

2019 British Open Championship Contenders

There are going to be top 31 players in the World Golf Rankings who are going to take part in this competition for the championship title. The most notable names in this competition comprise of Woods, Koepka and McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose as well as Bryson DeChambeau.

The field is also going to feature a total of 19 of the top 20 players in the FedEx Cup standings and some of them are as follows: Matt Kuchar and Xander Schauffele, these two have won two PGA Tour events each this year.

The Defending champion Molinari is also going to be among the former winners who are playing in this tournament such as Tom Lehman (1996) and Paul Lawrie (1999), Henrik Stenson (2016) and Jordan Spieth (2017).

2019 British Open Championship Prize Money

This year, the winner is going to get $1,935,000, which is 18 percent of the total purse i.e., $10.75 million. This year, the purse has been increased from the last year i.e., $10,500,000 and the champion of last year that is Molinari has collected $1.44 million for his win in the year 2018.

2019 British Open Championship: Contenders, Prize Money, Timings, Pairings TV Schedule & Live Stream

British Open 2019: TV schedule and Live Stream

  • TV Channels: NBC, Golf Channel
  • Live Stream: NBC Sports; Golf Channel; fuboTV
  • Leaderboard: Follow SN’s live tracker
  • All Timings at ET

Round 2: Friday, 19 July 2019

  • Round 2 Begins: 1:35 am
  • TV coverage: 1:30 am to 4 pm on the Golf Channel
  • TV simulcast live stream: 1:30 am to 4 pm on fubo.TV
  • Live stream- Holes 5, 6 & 7: Beginning at 3 am on TheOpen.com
  • Live stream- Featured groups: Beginning at 4:45 am on TheOpen.com

Round 3 — Saturday, 20 July 2019

  • Round 3 Begins: TBA
  • TV coverage: 4:30-7 am on Golf Channel, 7 am to 2:30 pm on NBC
  • TV simulcast live stream: 4:30 am to 2:30 pm on fubo.TV
  • Live stream- Holes 5, 6 & 7: Beginning at TBA on TheOpen.com
  • Live stream- Featured groups: Beginning at TBA on TheOpen.com

Round 4: Sunday, 21 July 2019

  • Round 4 Begins: TBA
  • TV coverage: 4:30-7 am on Golf Channel, 7 am to 2 pm on NBC
  • TV simulcast live stream: 4:30 am to 2 pm on fubo.TV
  • Live stream- Holes 5, 6 & 7: Beginning at TBA on TheOpen.com
  • Live stream- Featured groups: Beginning at TBA on TheOpen.com

Tiger Woods’ British Open Tee Times

Tiger Woods is going to tee off at 5:09 am ET for  Round 2 on Friday paired with Patrick Reed and Matt Wallace.

Round 1

  • Paring: Patrick Reed, Matt Wallace
  • Timings: 10:10 am ET

Round 2

  • Paring: Patrick Reed, Matt Wallace
  • Timings: 5:09 am ET

2019 British Open Championship: Contenders, Prize Money, Timings, Pairings TV Schedule & Live Stream

2019 British Open tee Timings and Pairings

The time here is listed in Eastern timings. The local timings in Northern Ireland are basically five hours ahead of America’s East Coast. 

Round 1Round 2Group
1:35 am6:36 amDarren Clarke, James Sugrue, Charley Hoffman
1:46 am6:47 amEmiliano Grillo, Sung Kang, Thomas Thurloway
1:57 am6:58 amAndy Sullivan, C. Bezuidenhout, Alex Levy
2:08 am7:09 amChan Kim, Zander Lombard, Brandon Wu (a)
2:19 am7:20 amRichard Sterne, Romain Langasque, Mattias Schmid (a)
2:30 am7:31 amPadraig Harrington, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Andrew Putnam
2:41 am7:42 amBubba Watson, Eddie Pepperell, Rafa Cabrera Bello
2:52 am7:53 amPhil Mickelson, Shane Lowry, Branden Grace
3:03 am8:04 amAlex Noren, Mike Lorenzo-Vera, Sam Locke
3:14 am8:15 amWebb Simpson, Sergio Garcia, C.T. Pan
3:25 am8:26 amRyan Palmer, Andrea Pavan, Dylan Frittelli
3:36 am8:37 amKyle Stanley, Bob MacIntyre, Andrew Johnston
3:47 am8:48 amMikko Korhonen, Oliver Wilson, Curtis Knipes (a)
4:03 am9:04 amIan Poulter, Sungjae Im, Kiradech Aphibarnrat
4:14 am9:15 amHenrik Stenson, Xander Schauffele, Graeme McDowell
4:25 am9:26 amHaotong Li, Russell Knox, Bernd Wiesberger
4:36 am9:37 amJason Kokrak, Connor Syme, Austin Connelly
4:47 am9:48 amZach Johnson, David Duval, Corey Conners
4:58 am9:59 amFrancesco Molinari, Bryson DeChambeau, Adam Scott
5:09 am10:10 amRory McIlroy, Gary Woodland, Paul Casey
5:20 am10:21 amRickie Fowler, Kevin Kisner, Hideki Matsuyama
5:31 am10:32 amJim Furyk, Si Woo Kim, Jimmy Walker
5:42 am10:43 amLuke List, Alexander Bjork , Paul Waring
5:53 am10:54 amShugo Imahira, Nate Lashley, Benjamin Hebert
5:04 am11:05 amMikumu Horikawa, Callum Shinkwin, Garrick Porteous
5:15 am11:16 amProm Messawat, Matthew Baldwin, Jack Senior
5:46 am1:35 amTom Lehman, Joaquin Niemann, M.A. Jimenez
5:58 am1:46 amByeong Hun An, Jorge Campillo, Chris Wood
7:09 am2:08 amJoel Dahmen, Adri Arnaus, Dimitrios Papadatos
7:20 am2:19 amErik van Rooyen, Kurt Kitayama, Jake McLeod
7:31 am2:30 amRyan Fox, Shaun Norris, Dongkyu Jang
7:42 am2:41 amTyrrell Hatton, Keith Mitchell, Thomas Pieters
7:53 am2:52 amJustin Thomas, Tommy Fleetwood, Thorbjorn Olesen
8:04 am3:03 amBrooks Koepka, Louis Oosthuizen, Shubhankar Sharma
8:15 am3:14 amBilly Horschel, J. Janewattananond, Aaron Wise
8:26 am3:25 amJordan Spieth, Marc Leishman, Danny Willett
8:37 am3:36 amCameron Smith, Adam Hadwin, David Lipsky
8:48 am3:47 amPaul Lawrie, Chez Reavie, Justin Harding
9:04 am4:03 amTakumi Kanaya (a), Tom Lewis, Brandon Stone
9:15 am4:14 amLucas Glover, Joost Luiten, Nino Bertasio
9:26 am4:25 amErnie Els, J.B. Holmes, Abraham Ancer
9:37 am4:36 amBrandt Snedeker, Lee Westwood, Brian Harman
9:48 am4:47 amJustin Rose, Tony Finau, Lucas Bjerregaard
9:49 am4:58 amDustin Johnson, Jason Day, Keegan Bradley
10:10 am5:09 amTiger Woods, Matthew Wallace, Patrick Reed
10:21 am5:20 amJon Rahm, Patrick Cantlay, Matt Kuchar
10:32 am5:31 amKevin Streelman, Doc Redman, Robert Rock
10:43 am5:42 amAdrian Otaegui, Yuta Ikeda, Isidro Benitez
10:54 am5:53 amPatton Kizziren, Sang Hyun Park, Yuki Inamori
11:05 am5:04 amYoshinori Fujimoto, Doyeob Mun, Andrew Wilson
11:16 am5:15 amGunn Charoenkul, Yosuke Asaji, Ashton Turner

 

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