Colorado Springs, Colo. – Following a dramatic 2018 U.S. Open Championship at Shinnecock Hills, culminating in the first championship defense in nearly 30 years by 2017 U.S. Open Champion Brooks Koepka, the FOX Sports golf team heads west to another iconic venue for the 39th U.S. Senior Open Championship at The Broadmoor’s East Course in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Preview coverage begins today with WEDNESDAY AT THE U.S. SENIOR OPEN from 12:00 to 1:00 PM ET on FS2, with live television coverage beginning on Thursday, June 28 from 4:00 to 9:00 PM ET on FS1. On Friday, June 29, second round action airs on FS1 from 3:30 to 8:30 PM ET, while coverage of the third and final rounds airs from 4:00 to 9:00 PM ET on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1 on FS1.
On Thursday and Friday, early “bonus” coverage from the first and second rounds airs on usga.org, featuring a unique live stream that features only sounds from the on-course action. All of FOX Sports’ linear coverage is live streamed concurrently on the FOX Sports App, and all four rounds are also supplemented by a separate featured groups stream.
FOX Sports’ linear and digital programming schedule for the 2018 U.S. Senior Open:
|Weds, June 27||Wednesday at the U.S. Senior Open||12:00 – 1:00 PM||FS2|
|Thurs, June 28||First Round – Bonus Coverage||12:00 – 2:00 PM||usga.org|
|First Round||4:00 – 9:00 PM||FS1/FOX Sports App|
|First Round – Featured Groups||3:40 – 9:00 PM||FOX Sports App|
|Fri, June 29||Second Round – Bonus Coverage||11:30 AM – 1:30 PM||usga.org|
|Second Round||3:30 – 8:30 PM||FS1/FOX Sports App|
|Second Round – Featured Groups||3:30 – 8:30 PM||FOX Sports App|
|Sat, June 30||Third Round||4:00 – 9:00 PM||FS1/FOX Sports App|
|Third Round – Featured Groups||4:00 – 9:00 PM||FOX Sports App|
|Sun, July 1||Final Round||4:00 – 9:00 PM||FS1/FOX Sports App|
|Final Round – Featured Groups||4:00 – 9:00 PM||FOX Sports App|
Lead analyst Paul Azinger anchors the 18th Tower throughout the championship, alongside analyst Brad Faxon and play-by-play Shane Bacon for weekday competition, and seven-time Emmy Award-winning announcer Joe Buck for the third and final rounds.
On the course, reporting duties are performed by two-time U.S. Open winner Curtis Strange, four-time European Tour winner Ken Brown and PGA Tour veteran Brett Quigley. Holly Sonders conducts interviews and former USGA Executive Director David Fay provides rules analysis.
Bonus coverage will be hosted by Ned Michaels, who also serves as play-by-play announcer for each afternoon’s featured groups stream, with analyst Michael Breed and on-course reporter Nicole Castrale.