Thursday, June 18

2009 U.S. Open TV Schedule and Tournament Notes

THE 2009 U.S. OPEN is underway at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York. A weather delay has interrupted the first round.

Purse: $7.5 million
Winner’s share: $1.26 million
Defending champion: Tiger Woods

U.S. Open field
Bethpage Black course info
Audio tour with Jim Furyk
Preview: Golf analyst Jim Colbert

2009 U.S. Open Leaderboard


Twenty-six hours of live TV coverage are on tap for the 2009 U.S. Open.

Thu, 6/18
10-3 pm ET ESPN
3-5 pm ET NBC
5-7 pm ET ESPN

Fri, 6/19
10-3 pm ET ESPN
3-5 pm ET NBC
5-7 pm ET ESPN

Sat, 6/20
2-8 pm ET NBC
(UPDATE: NBC announced it will come on
at 10 am ET)

Sun, 6/21
1:30-7:30 pm ET NBC

−The Armchair Golfer

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