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.

Date Program Time Network
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.

Date Program Time Network
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.

Date Program Time Network
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.

Date Program Time Network
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.

Date Program Time Network
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.

Date Program Time Network
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.

Date Program Time Network
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.

Date Program Time Network
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.

Date Program Time Network
Weds, Sept. 26 Semifinals 4:00 – 6:00 PM FS1
Thurs, Sept. 27 Championship 4:00 – 6:00 PM FS1