Television Schedule For 2014 USGA Championships Announced

By USGA
June 5, 2014

The 2014 U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open will receive a combined 49 hours of live television coverage. (USGA/Jonathan Kolbe)

FAR HILLS, N.J. –  NBC, ESPN and Golf Channel, the broadcast partners of the United States Golf Association, will air 49 hours of live coverage of the unprecedented back-to-back 2014 U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open Championships from Pinehurst Resort & Country Club’s Course No. 2 in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C.

In addition, NBC, ESPN and Golf Channel will broadcast 15 hours of live coverage from the 2014 U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla.

Golf Channel will also provide television coverage of the U.S. Amateur Championship, the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship and the Curtis Cup Match.

“Our partners at NBC, ESPN and Golf Channel have dedicated themselves to excellence in major championship coverage for many years,” says Mike Davis, executive director of the USGA. “We look forward to sharing another stellar year of golf on the worldwide television stage, thanks to their collective passion for the game.”

NBC and ESPN will combine to air 35 hours of live 2014 U.S. Open coverage. ESPN will air the first round (June 12) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT, followed by coverage on NBC from 3-5 p.m. EDT. First-round coverage will return to ESPN2 from 5-6 p.m. EDT and ESPN will finish the day’s coverage from 6-7 p.m. or until conclusion. For the second round (June 13), ESPN will again be live from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT, with NBC broadcasting from 3-5 p.m. EDT and ESPN2 will finish the day’s coverage from 5-7 p.m. or until conclusion. NBC will provide coverage of the third and fourth rounds (June 14-15) from noon to 7:30 p.m. EDT.

If necessary, a playoff will be contested on Monday, June 16, starting at noon EDT. ESPN will cover the first two hours and NBC will provide coverage through the playoff’s completion.

The first two rounds of the 69th U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst No. 2 will be televised on ESPN2 from 3-7 p.m. EDT on June 19-20. NBC will air the third and fourth rounds (June 21-22), from 3-6 p.m. EDT.

The first and second rounds of the 35th U.S. Senior Open will air on ESPN2 on July 10-11 from 4-8 p.m. EDT. NBC Sports will broadcast the third and fourth rounds (July 12-13), from 2:30-6 p.m. EDT.

NBC and Golf Channel will cover the 114th U.S. Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga. Golf Channel will provide coverage of the first round of match play on Aug. 13 from 4-6 p.m. EDT, followed by second- and third-round coverage on Aug. 14 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. EDT and the quarterfinal round on Aug. 15 from 8:30-10:30 p.m. EDT (tape delay). NBC will air the semifinal matches (Aug. 16) and the championship match (Aug. 17) from 4-6 p.m. EDT. 

Coverage of the 114th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship at Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove, N.Y. will air on Golf Channel, beginning with the first round of match play on Aug. 6 from 3-5 p.m. EDT. The coverage will continue Aug. 7-10 from 3-5 p.m. EDT each day, with coverage of the second round through the championship match.

Golf Channel will also provide coverage of the 66th U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship from Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff, Ariz., and the 38th Curtis Cup Match from St. Louis Country Club. U.S. Girls’ Junior semifinal coverage will air July 25 from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. EDT (tape delay), followed by live coverage of the championship match on July 26 from 8-10 p.m. EDT. Coverage of the Curtis Cup Match is scheduled for June 6-8. The first day’s coverage (June 6) is tape delayed from midnight-2 a.m. EDT. Four-ball and foursomes matches (June 7) and singles matches (June 8) will air live from 5-7 p.m. EDT.

2014 USGA Championship Television Schedule

38th Curtis Cup Match, St. Louis Country Club (June 6-8)

Date/Day

Time (EDT)

Network

Program

June 6/Friday   

Midnight-2 a.m.

Golf Channel

Four-Ball and Foursomes Matches

June 7/Saturday

5-7 p.m.

Golf Channel    

Four-Ball and Foursomes Matches

June 8/Sunday 

5-7 p.m.

Golf Channel

Singles Matches

114th U.S. Open Championship, Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Village of Pinehurst, N.C., (Course No. 2). (June 12-15)

Date/Day

Time (EDT)

Network

Program

June 9/Monday

7-9 a.m.

Golf Channel

Morning Drive

 

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

2:30-6 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from U.S. Open (re-air)

 

7-8:30 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

8:30-10 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from U.S. Open (re-air)

June 10/Tuesday

Midnight-1:30 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from U.S. Open (re-air)

 

5:30-7 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from U.S. Open (re-air)

 

7-9 a.m.

Golf Channel

Morning Drive

 

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

2-3 p.m.

ESPN  

Sports Center at the U.S. Open

 

5-7 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

7-8 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

8-9 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

9-10 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from U.S. Open

 

10 p.m.-midnight

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

June 11/Wednesday

Midnight-1 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

1-3 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

3-4 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

4-7 a.m.

Golf Channel    

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

7-9 a.m.

Golf Channel

Morning Drive

 

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

2-3 p.m.

ESPN

Sports Center at the U.S. Open

 

7-9 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

9 p.m.-midnight

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

June 12/Thursday

Midnight-6 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

6-7 a.m.

Golf Channel

Morning Drive

 

7-9 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

ESPN

First Round

 

3-5 p.m.

NBC    

First Round

 

5-6 p.m.

ESPN2

First Round

 

6-7 p.m.

ESPN

First Round

 

7-8 p.m.

ESPNEWS

Sports Center at the U.S. Open

 

7-9 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

8-11 p.m.

ESPN

Best of the U.S. Open (first round)

 

9 p.m.-midnight

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

June 13/Friday

Midnight-1 a.m.

ESPN2

Sports Center at the U.S. Open (encore)

 

Midnight-6 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

1-4 a.m

ESPN2

Best of the U.S. Open (first round)

 

6-7 a.m.

Golf Channel

Morning Drive

 

7-9 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

9 a.m.-3 p.m

ESPN

Second Round

 

3-5 p.m.

NBC

Second Round

 

5-7 p.m.

ESPN

Second Round

 

7-8 p.m.

ESPNEWS

Sports Center at the U.S. Open

 

7-9 p.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

8-11 p.m.

ESPN

Best of the U.S. Open (second round)

 

9 p.m.-midnight

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

June 14/Saturday

Midnight-6 a.m

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

1:30-2:30 a.m.

ESPN2

Sports Center at the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

3:30-6:30 a.m.

ESPN2

Best of the U.S. Open (second round)

 

6-8 a.m

Golf Channel

Morning Drive

 

8-11 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

11 a.m.-noon

ESPN

Sports Center at the U.S. Open

 

11 a.m.-noon

Golf Channel

Morning Drive

 

Noon-7:30 p.m.

NBC

Third Round

 

7:30-9:30 p.m

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

9:30 p.m.-midnight

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

11 p.m.-midnight

ESPN2

Sports Center at the U.S. Open

June 15/Sunday

Midnight-6 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

3-6 a.m

ESPN2

Best of the U.S. Open (third round)

 

6-8 a.m

Golf Channel

Morning Drive

 

8-11 a.m.         

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

11 a.m.-noon

ESPN

Sports Center at the U.S. Open

 

Noon-7:30 p.m.

NBC

Fourth Round

 

7:30-9:30 p.m.  

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open

 

9:30 p.m.-Midnight

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

June 16/Monday

Midnight-6 a.m.

Golf Channel

Live from the U.S. Open (re-air)

 

1-2 a.m.

ESPN2

Sports Center at the U.S. Open

 

2-4 a.m.

ESPN2

Best of the U.S. Open (final round)

 

Noon-2 p.m.

ESPN

Playoff Round (if necessary)

 

2 p.m.-conclusion

NBC

Playoff Round (if necessary)

69th U.S. Women’s Open Championship, Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Village of Pinehurst, N.C., (Course No. 2). (June 19-22)

Date/Day

Time (EDT)

Network

Program

June 19/Thursday

3-7 p.m.

ESPN2

First Round

June 20/Friday

3-7 p.m.

ESPN2

Second Round

June 21/Saturday

3-6 p.m.

NBC

Third Round

June 22/Sunday

3-6 p.m.

NBC

Fourth Round

 35th U.S. Senior Open Championship, Oak Tree National, Edmond, Okla. (July 10-13)

Date/Day

Time (EDT)

Network

Program

July 10/Thursday

4-8 p.m.

ESPN2

First Round

July 11/Friday  

4-8 p.m.

ESPN2

Second Round

July 12/Saturday

2:30-6 p.m.

NBC

Third Round

July 13/Sunday

2:30-6 p.m.

NBC

Fourth Round

                                                           

66th U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship, Forest Highlands Golf Club, Flagstaff, Ariz. (July 25-26)

Date/Day

Time (EDT)

Network

Program

July 25/Friday

10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Golf Channel

Semifinals, Match Play

July 27/Saturday

8-10 p.m.

Golf Channel

Championship Match

 

114th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, Nassau Country Club, Glen Cove, N.Y. (Aug. 6-10)

Date/Day

Time (EDT)

Network

Program

Aug. 6/Wednesday

3-5 p.m.

Golf Channel

First Round, Match Play

Aug. 7/Thursday

3-5 p.m

Golf Channel

Second, Third Round, Match Play

Aug. 8/Friday

3-5 p.m.

Golf Channel

Quarterfinals, Match Play

Aug. 9/Saturday

3-5 p.m.

Golf Channel

Semifinals, Match Play

Aug. 10/Sunday

3-5 p.m.

Golf Channel

Championship Match

                         

114th U.S. Amateur Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Ga. (Aug. 13-17)                       

Date/Day

Time (EDT)

Network

Program

Aug. 13/Wednesday

4-6 p.m.

Golf Channel

First Round, Match Play

Aug. 14/Thursday

6:30-8:30 p.m

Golf Channel

Second, Third Round, Match Play

Aug. 15/Friday

8:30-10:30 p.m.

Golf Channel

Quarterfinals, Match Play

Aug. 16/Saturday

4-6 p.m

NBC

Semifinals, Match Play

Aug. 17/Sunday

4-6 p.m.

NBC

Championship Match (Live)

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