How to watch the 2022 Open Championship on Thursday: Round 1 live coverage

Rory McIlroy is ready for the first round of the 2022 Open Championship at St. Andrews.

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The 2022 Open Championship finally kicks off Thursday morning, July 14, with the opening round at the Old Course at St. Andrews. Here’s what you need to know to watch Round 1 of the Open Championship on TV or online.

Previewing Open Championship Round 1

On the eve of the 150th Open Championship, Rory McIlroy seems to have destiny on his side. The veteran pro, who won four majors early in his career, has not lifted a major championship trophy in nearly eight years. But McIlroy has returned to form over the past year, winning twice, contending in majors and rising to World No. 2.

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But if you want to catch Rory’s opening round from the U.S., you’ll have to wake up early. McIlroy starts Round 1 at 4:58 a.m. ET with Xander Schauffele and defending champion Collin Morikawa.

If instead you’re most interested in watching Tiger Woods compete for the first time since May, you shouldn’t have to set an alarm. Woods is set to start his tournament Thursday morning at 9:59 a.m. ET alongside Max Homa and newly-minted U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick.

Below you will find everything you need to watch the first round of the 2022 Open Championship.


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How to watch Open Championship Round 1 on TV

USA will air exclusive TV coverage for the first round of the 2022 Open Championship with a lengthy 11-hour telecast from 4 a.m.-3 p.m. ET on Thursday.

How to stream Open Championship Round 1 online

You can stream the opening round of the 2022 Open Championship via Peacock, including exclusive early coverage from 1:30-4 a.m. ET and again from 3-4 p.m. ET. Featured group and featured hole coverage will be available to stream all day long on Peacock, and the NBC Sports app. Finally, you can stream the USA TV broadcast at


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2022 Open Championship Round 1 tee times (All times ET)

Tee No. 1

1:35 a.m. – Paul Lawrie, Webb Simpson, Min Woo Lee
1:46 a.m. – Sadom Kaewkanjana, Ben Campbell, Barclay Brown (A)
1:57 a.m. – Dean Burmester, Chan Kim, Brandon Wu
2:08 a.m. – Ian Poulter, Jamie Donaldson, Guido Migliozzi
2:19 a.m. – Garrick Higgo, MinKyu Kim, Ashley Chesters
2:30 a.m. – Phil Mickelson, Lucas Herbert, Kurt Kitayama
2:41 a.m. – Patrick Reed, Tom Hoge, JooHyung Kim
2:52 a.m. – John Daly, Bryson DeChambeau, Cameron Tringale
3:03 a.m. – Cameron Smith, Brooks Koepka, Seamus Power
3:14 a.m. – Francesco Molinari, Tommy Fleetwood, Justin Rose
3:25 a.m. – Cameron Young, Kyoung-Hoon Lee, Robert MacIntyre
3:36 a.m. – Zach Johnson, Billy Horschel, Corey Conners
3:47 a.m. – Brian Harman, Pablo Larrazabal, Danny Willett
4:03 a.m. – Stephen Dodd, JT Poston, Lee Westwood
4:14 a.m. – Sepp Straka, Luke List, Justin De Los Santos
4:25 a.m. – Ernie Els, Adri Arnaus, Brad Kennedy
4:36 a.m. – Mackenzie Hughes, Scott Vincent, Victor Perez
4:47 a.m. – Jason Kokrak, Nicolai Højgaard, Sihwan Kim
4:58 a.m. – Collin Morikawa, Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele
5:09 a.m. – Shane Lowry, Justin Thomas, Viktor Hovland
5:20 a.m. – Will Zalatoris, Hideki Matsuyama, Tony Finau
5:31 a.m. – Kevin Kisner, Chris Kirk, Takumi Kanaya
5:42 a.m. – Dylan Frittelli, Trey Mullinax, Matthew Jordan
5:53 a.m. – Anthony Quayle, Zander Lombard, John Parry
6:04 a.m. – Thomas Detry, Richard Mansell, Marco Penge
6:15 a.m. – Alexander Björk, Oliver Farr, Matt Ford
6:36 a.m. – Mark Calcavecchia, Ryan Fox, Jediah Morgan
6:47 a.m. – Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Bernd Wiesberger, Sam Bairstow (A)
6:58 a.m. – Adrian Meronk, Haotong Li, Marcus Armitage
7:09 a.m. – Thriston Lawrence, Fabrizio Zanotti, Alex Wrigley
7:20 a.m. – Aaron Wise, Si Woo Kim, Sam Horsfield
7:31 a.m. – Talor Gooch, Shaun Norris, Wyndham Clark
7:42 a.m. – Henrik Stenson, Russell Henley, Aldrich Potgieter (A)
7:53 a.m. – Stewart Cink, Sergio Garcia, Aaron Jarvis (A)
8:04 a.m. – Sungjae Im, Paul Casey, Gary Woodland
8:15 a.m. – Dustin Johnson, Adam Scott, Marc Leishman
8:26 a.m. – Scottie Schefer, Joaquin Niemann, Tyrrell Hatton
8:37 a.m. – Darren Clarke, Richard Bland, Filippo Celli (A)
8:48 a.m. – Kevin Na, Kazuki Higa, Erik Van Rooyen
9:04 a.m. – David Duval, Justin Harding, Jordan Smith
9:15 a.m. – Shugo Imahira, Jason Scrivener, David Law
9:26 a.m. – Abraham Ancer, Yuto Katsuragawa, Emiliano Grillo
9:37 a.m. – Louis Oosthuizen, Harris English, Keita Nakajima (A)
9:48 a.m. – Padraig Harrington, Thomas Pieters, Keith Mitchell
9:59 a.m. – Tiger Woods, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Max Homa
10:10 a.m. – Jordan Spieth, Jon Rahm, Harold Varner III
10:21 a.m. – Patrick Cantlay, Sam Burns, Mito Pereira
10:32 a.m. – Keegan Bradley, Sebastián Muñoz, Sahith Theegala
10:43 a.m. – Laurie Canter, Dimitrios Papadatos, Matthew Griffn
10:54 a.m. – John Catlin, Jamie Rutherford, David Carey
11:05 a.m. – Mingyu Cho, Jorge Fernández Valdés, Robert Dinwiddie
11:16 a.m. – Lars Van Meijel, Jack Floydd, Ronan Mullarney

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