The 2020 US Open golf tournament takes place Thursday, Sept. 17 through Sunday, Sept. 20. Round 1 coverage begins at 7:30 a.m. ET. The tournament is airing on NBC, Golf Channel and Peacock.
All the action of the 2020 U.S. Open golf tournament is about to get under way very shortly. And the four-day event, which is taking place at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York, will feature a deluge of the biggest and best names in the world of golf.
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Bryson DeChambeau will all be in attendance. And let’s not forget that Phil Mickelson will be aiming to complete a career grand slam once again.
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The tournament is a little late this year, having been originally scheduled for June. But thanks to the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic it was pushed back by a couple of months. And that makes it the second major gold tournament to get underway after the golfing season teed off again.
We're expecting some dramatic golfing action at the 2020 U.S. Open, as Johnson is on a hot streak of wins in recent weeks, from the Northern Trust tournament to the PGA Championship and Tour Championship over the recent weeks. But you can never count out Tiger, nor Mickelson's fire to add the U.S. Open to complete his grand slam of majors.
Winged Foot will be a tough challenge, though. Woods ranked it among the most difficult golf courses. Johnson agreed, telling ESPN, "So far it seems very, very hard. One of the harder ones I've ever played. But it's fair. There's nothing really tricky about it. You've just got to hit good shots.''
Here's everything you need to watch the 2020 U.S. Open golf live stream.
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How to watch the 2020 US Open golf live stream in the US
In the U.S., the 2020 U.S. Open is airing daily starting Thursday, September 17 through Sunday, September 20. The coverage for Round 1 and 2 begins at 7:30 a.m. ET, while Round 3 coverage starts at 9 a.m. and final Round 4 coverage tees off at 8 a.m.
The 2020 U.S. Open golf tournament is airing on NBC, the Golf Channel and Peacock streaming service.
If you don't have a cable or satellite package, and have cut the cord, you can watch the U.S. Open via live TV streaming services (depending on your region), including Sling TV, Fubo TV, Hulu With Live TV, and AT&T TV Now.
Of these options, we recommend Sling TV, which is $30 per month and comes with 30 channels including ESPN. Another great option is Fubo TV, which is $65 per month for more than 117 channels. Sports fans will find a number of niche sports channels among its lineup.
Sling TV is one of the best and most affordable streaming services. The Sling Blue package comes with over 50 channels, including NBC (in select markets). Add on the Sports Extra bundle ($10) and get the Golf Channel. Sling is currently offering a three-day free trial and a 1-year price lock, so you don't need to worry about rising costs.
Fubo.TV: If you love sports, you probably want to check out this streaming service. It's got a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front. Fubo's dozens of channels include local networks, including NBC, as well as sports-focused channels like The Golf Channel and ESPN.
Peacock: NBCUniversal's streaming service is carrying live coverage of the 2020 U.S. Open for free. All golf fans need to do is sign up for a free account. Peacock boasts a huge library of shows and movies, including Law & Order, Saturday Night Live, Battlestar Galactica and 30 Rock.
2020 US Open golf live streams in the UK
British golf lovers can watch the 2020 US Open on Sky Sports Golf and Main Event or online via the SkyGo app.
Get a Sky Sports day pass for £9.99 or a month pass for £33.99 without signing a contract.
Round 1 and 2 coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. BST, Round 3 at 2 p.m. and Round 4 at 1 p.m.
2020 US Open golf live stream in Canada
Canadians can get all the US Open golf action on TSN and the TSN app.
2020 US Open golf live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the 2020 US Open golf tournament on FoxSports, Kayo Sports and Golf TV. Sign up for the Kayo Sports Basic Package and stream the tournament live starting at 2 a.m. AEST.
2020 US Open golf schedule
Here's the schedule for coverage of the 2020 U.S. Open golf tournament tee times.
Round 1 (Thursday, Sept. 17)
Early: 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Golf Channel
Daytime: 2-5 p.m. on NBC
Late: 5-7 p.m. on Peacock
Round 2 (Friday, Sept. 18)
Early: 7:30-9:30 a.m. on Peacock
Daytime: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Golf Channel
Late: 4-7 p.m. on NBC
Round 3 (Saturday, Sept. 19)
Early: 9-11 a.m. on Peacock
Daytime: 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on NBC
Round 4 (Sunday, Sept. 20)
Early: 8-10 a.m. on Peacock
Daytime: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Golf Channel
Late: 12-6 p.m. on NBC
2020 US Open golf tee times and pairings
Here are the pairings and tee times for Round 1 on Thursday:
6:50 a.m. -- Brandon Wu, Curtis Luck, Ryan Fox
7:01 a.m. -- Joel Dahmen, Rasmus Hojgaard, J.T. Poston
7:12 a.m. -- Chez Reavie, Sung Kang, Kevin Streelman
7:23 a.m. -- Jazz Janewattananond, Kevin Na, Matt Wallace
7:34 a.m. -- Brendon Todd, Harris English, Davis Thompson
7:45 a.m. -- Paul Waring, Victor Perez, Christiaan Bezuidenhout
7:56 a.m. -- Hideki Matsuyama, Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth
8:07 a.m. -- Collin Morikawa, Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods
8:18 a.m. -- Matt Kuchar, Lucas Glover, Graeme McDowell
8:29 a.m. -- Charles Howell III, Ryo Ishikawa, Max Homa
8:40 a.m. -- Kurt Kitayama, Robert MacIntyre, Sandy Scott
8:51 a.m. -- Eddie Pepperell, Troy Merritt, Sami Valimaki
12:10 p.m. -- Shaun Norris, Rory Sabbatini, Chan Kim
12:21 p.m. -- Adam Long, Eduard Rousaud, Mike Lorenzo-Vera
12:32 p.m. -- Lukas Michel, Lucas Herbert, Matt Jones
12:43 p.m. -- Ryan Palmer, Si Woo Kim, Rafa Cabrera Bello
12:54 p.m. -- Joaquin Niemann, Sungjae Im, Cameron Champ
1:05 p.m. -- Gary Woodland, Andy Ogletree, Shane Lowry
1:16 p.m. -- Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson, Tony Finau
1:27 p.m. -- Phil Mickelson, Paul Casey, Jon Rahm
1:38 p.m. -- Rickie Fowler, Matthew Wolff, Viktor Hovland
1:49 p.m. -- Romain Langasque, Davis Riley, Will Zalatoris
2:00 p.m. -- Matthias Schwab, Cole Hammer, Alex Noren
2:11 p.m. -- Connor Syme, Paul Barjon, Marty Jertson
Hole No. 10
6:50 a.m. -- Danny Balin, Greyson Sigg, J.C. Ritchie
7:01 a.m. -- Ricky Castillo, Brian Harman, Andy Sullivan
7:12 a.m. -- Tom Lewis, Preston Summerhays, Jason Kokrak
7:23 a.m. -- Martin Kaymer, Jimmy Walker, John Augenstein
7:34 a.m. -- Tyler Duncan, Thomas Detry, Erik van Rooyen
7:45 a.m. -- Tyrrell Hatton, Henrik Stenson, Danny Willett
7:56 a.m. -- Webb Simpson, Sergio Garcia, Jason Day
8:07 a.m. -- Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott, Justin Rose
8:18 a.m. -- Ian Poulter, Patrick Cantlay, Steve Stricker
8:29 a.m. -- Adam Hadwin, Mackenzie Hughes, Corey Conners
8:40 a.m. -- Sebastian Munoz, Chun An Yu, Justin Harding
8:51 a.m. -- Scott Hend, Dan McCarthy, Ryan Vermeer
12:10 p.m. -- Richy Werenski, Taylor Pendrith, Renato Paratore
12:21 p.m. -- Jim Herman, John Pak, Thomas Pieters
12:32 p.m. -- Michael Thompson, Andrew Putnam, Chesson Hadley
12:43 p.m. -- Bernd Wiesberger, Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith
12:54 p.m. -- Lee Westwood, James Sugrue, Bubba Watson
1:05 p.m. -- Matt Fitzpatrick, Daniel Berger, Branden Grace
1:16 p.m. -- Tommy Fleetwood, Kevin Kisner, Abraham Ancer
1:27 p.m. -- Louis Oosthuizen, Zach Johnson, Keegan Bradley
1:38 p.m. -- Billy Horschel, Xander Schauffele, Brandt Snedeker
1:49 p.m. -- Shugo Imahira, Ben An, Takumi Kanaya
2:00 p.m. -- Danny Lee, Mark Hubbard, Lanto Griffin
2:11 p.m. -- Stephen Jaeger, Lee Hodges, Adrian Otaegui