More Than 150 Hours of Live Television Coverage Scheduled Across Nine USGA Championships
Includes Inaugural Presentation of First-Ever U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship
NEW YORK – Today, FOX Sports unveils its 2018 USGA Championship television schedule, featuring more than 150 hours of live linear coverage across nine championships, highlighted by more than 45 hours of coverage of the 118th U.S. Open Championship at Shinnecock Hills Golf Cub in Southampton, N.Y., in June across FOX, FS1, FOX Deportes and concurrent streaming on FOX Sports GO.
FOX Sports’ 2018 USGA coverage begins with the 73th U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Shoal Creek Country Club in Shoal Creek, Ala. Coverage starts Wednesday, May 30, with live practice round action on FS1, and complete championship coverage airs on FS1 and the FOX broadcast network from Thursday, May 31 to Sunday, June 3.
On Monday, June 4, the network’s U.S. Open preview coverage begins in earnest with the U.S. OPEN SECTIONAL QUALIFYING SHOW at 10:00 PM ET on FS1, and continues Thursday, June 7 with groupings announcements on THE HERD WITH COLIN COWHERD at 12:00 PM ET on FS1.
Next, the FOX Sports team travels to Scarsdale, N.Y., for the 40th Curtis Cup Match at Quaker Ridge Golf Club, airing on FS1 from Friday, June 8 to Sunday, June 10, before making the quick trip across the Long Island Sound to Shinnecock Hills for the start of U.S. Open Week on FOX.
On Tuesday, June 12, CELEBRATION OF CHAMPIONS, a brand new event featuring the USGA’s reigning champions in a unique team competition on-site at Shinnecock Hills, tees off the week’s programming at 4:30 PM ET on FS1. Live U.S. Open championship coverage begins Wednesday, June 13, with practice rounds, player interviews, features and additional preview content on WEDNESDAY AT THE U.S. OPEN at 9:30 AM ET on FS1.
Competition officially begins on FS1 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM ET on Thursday, June 14, while second round action airs from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM ET on Friday, June 15, before shifting to FOX from 4:30 to 7:30 PM ET each day. Third-round competition on Saturday, June 16 airs from 11:00 AM to 7:30 PM ET on FOX and from 4:00 to 7:30 PM ET on FOX Deportes. A champion is crowned following the final round on Sunday, June 17, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM ET on FOX and from 4:00 to 7:00 PM ET on FOX Deportes.
FOX Sports continues its presentation of the nation’s premier golf major championships from the 39th U.S. Senior Open Championship from The Broadmoor (East Course) in Colorado Springs, Colo. Coverage starts Wednesday, June 27 with live practice round action on FS2 and complete championship coverage airs on FS1 from Thursday, June 28 to Sunday, July 1. The network’s USGA coverage continues with the 1st U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship from Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill., featuring third and final round action on FS1 on Saturday and Sunday, July 14-15.
The network also provides live coverage from four additional USGA amateur championships: the 71th U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, July 20-21; the 117th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, Aug. 8-12; the 118th U.S. Amateur Championship, Aug. 15-19; and the 38th Mid-Amateur Championship, Sept. 26-27.
All linear USGA championship coverage is streamed concurrently on FOX Sports GO. The U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Amateur and U.S. Women’s Amateur are also supplemented by unique digital bonus streams that offer viewers access a wealth of live golf action on FOX Sports GO and usga.org.
Eric Shanks is President, COO and Executive Producer of FOX Sports. Mark Silverman is President, FOX Sports National Networks. John Entz is President, FOX Sports Production & Executive Producer. Mark Loomis is the Executive Producer for USGA studio and event production. Steve Beim serves as lead director.
FOX Sports’ 2018 USGA Championship Television Schedule
(All times ET; All linear coverage streamed concurrently on FOX Sports GO)
73rd U.S. Women’s Open
Shoal Creek Country Club, Shoal Creek, Ala.
|Weds, May 30||Wednesday at the U.S. Women’s Open||11:00 AM – 12:00 PM||FS1|
|Thurs, May 31||First Round||3:00 – 8:00 PM||FS1|
|Fri, June 1||Second Round||3:00 – 8:00 PM||FS1|
|Sat, June 2||Third Round||2:00 – 7:00 PM||FOX|
|Sun, June 3||Final Round||2:00 – 7:00 PM||FOX|
40th Curtis Cup Match
Quaker Ridge Golf Club, Scarsdale, N.Y.
|Fri, June 8||Foursomes||11:30 AM – 2:30 PM||FS1|
|Four-Ball||5:00 – 8:00 PM||FS1|
|Sat, June 9||Foursomes||11:30 AM – 2:30 PM||FS1|
|Four-Ball||5:00 – 8:00 PM||FS1|
|Sun, June 10||Singles||1:00 – 6:00 PM||FS1|
118th U.S. Open
Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton. N.Y.
|Mon, June 4||U.S. Sectional Qualifying Show||10:00 – 11:00 PM||FS1|
|Thurs, June 7||The Herd: Groupings Announcement||12:00 – 2:30 PM||FS1|
|Tues, June 12||Celebration of Champions||4:30 – 6:00 PM||FS1|
|Weds, June 13||Wednesday at the U.S. Open||9:30 AM – 12: 00 PM||FS1|
|Thurs, June 14||First Round||9:30 AM – 4:30 PM||FS1|
|4:30 – 7:30 PM||FOX|
|Fri, June 15||Second Round||10:00 AM – 4:30 PM||FS1|
|4:30 – 7:30 PM||FOX|
|Sat, June 16||Third Round||11:00 AM – 7:30 PM||FOX|
|4:00 – 7:30 PM||FOX Deportes|
|Sun, June 17||Final Round||10:00 AM – 7:00 PM||FOX|
|4:00 – 7:00 PM||FOX Deportes|
39th U.S. Senior Open
The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo.
|June 27||Wednesday at the U.S. Senior Open||12:00 – 1:00 PM||FS2|
|June 28||First Round||4:00 – 9:00 PM||FS1|
|June 29||Second Round||3:30 – 8:30 PM||FS1|
|June 30||Third Round||4:00 – 9:00 PM||FS1|
|July 1||Final Round||4:00 – 9:00 PM||FS1|
1st U.S. Senior Women’s Open
Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Ill.
|Sat, July 14||Third Round||4:00 – 6:00 PM||FS1|
|Sun, July 15||Final Round||4:00 – 6:00 PM||FS1|
71st U.S. Junior Amateur
Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, N.J.
|Fri, July 20||Semifinals||2:00 – 4:00 PM||FS1|
|Sat, July 21||Championship||1:00 – 4:00 PM||FS1|
118th U.S. Women’s Amateur
The Golf Club of Tennessee, Kingston Springs, Tenn.
|Weds, Aug. 8||Round of 64||4:00 – 7:00 PM||FS1|
|Thurs, Aug. 9||Round of 16||4:00 – 7:00 PM||FS1|
|Fri, Aug. 10||Quarterfinals||4:00 – 7:00 PM||FS1|
|Sat, Aug. 11||Semifinals||10:00 AM – 1:00 PM||FS2|
|Sun, Aug. 12||Championship||2:00 – 5:00 PM||FS1|
118th U.S. Amateur
Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Calif.
|Weds, Aug. 15||Round of 64||5:00 – 8:00 PM||FS1|
|Thurs, Aug. 16||Round of 16||7:00 – 10:00 PM||FS1|
|Fri, Aug. 17||Quarterfinals||7:00 – 10:00 PM||FS1|
|Sat, Aug. 18||Semifinals||12:00 – 3:00 PM||FOX|
|Sun, Aug. 19||Championship||4:30 – 7:30 PM||FOX|
38th U.S. Mid-Amateur
Charlotte Country Club, Charlotte, N.C.
|Weds, Sept. 26||Semifinals||4:00 – 6:00 PM||FS1|
|Thurs, Sept. 27||Championship||4:00 – 6:00 PM||FS1|