Thursday, July 14, 2022

Streaming the British Open

The British Open, properly called The Open Championship, is one of the four major golf tournaments. The British Open starts today. If you're a golfer, this it's quite likely you're interested. Many non-golfers follow the majors. It's a big deal.

If you're looking to watch the British Open, you have plenty of options, including streaming options.

The British Open, as all major golf tournaments are, will be broadcast by NBC, and carried by to additional networks that are owned by NBCUniversal: USA and Peacock.

So, how can you watch the 150th Open Championship?


If you have an antenna, you can watch NBC for free. If not, there are streaming services that carry local NBC broadcasts.

  • Sling TV (Blue) ($35/month) (11 markets only)
  • Vidgo ($55/month; $67/three months)
  • YouTube TV ($65/month)
  • Fubo TV ($70/month)
  • Hulu+Live TV ($70/month)
  • DirecTV Stream ($70/month)


  • Sling TV (Blue) ($35/month)
  • Vidgo ($60/month)
  • YouTube TV ($65/month)
  • Fubo TV ($70/month)
  • Hulu+Live TV ($70/month)
  • DirecTV Stream ($70/month)


This standalone service is $5/month for Premium (the free tier doesn't get you all the sports). It's also free to Xfinity Internet customers.

The British Open schedule is available on the Peacock Website. If the U.S. Open is something you want in your Streaming Life, you have plenty of options.

NOTE: Sling TV carries NBC in 11 markets only:

  • Chicago
  • Boston
  • Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Hartford/New Haven
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale
  • New York
  • Philadelphia
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose
  • Washington, DC

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