St Andrews is hosting the British Open for its 150th edition where fans can follow all the live action.
The world’s best golfers have come together for what may be the last time in a long time to compete in the final major tournament of the 2022 season.
The advent of the LIV Golf Invitational Series has caused the PGA to restrict those who have joined the rival league from competing in other PGA events.
Although many have automatically received invitations to this year’s Open, those invitations will not be renewed for the 2023 edition.
Rory McIlroy has been named as this year’s favorite, while Masters winner and current PGA leader Scottie Scheffler is also high on bookmakers’ shots for the win.
Here’s everything you need to know to continue with the St Andrews action…
When is The Open 2022?
The tournament has already started and started this morning (Thursday 14th July 2022) at 6:45am BST and will end on Sunday 17th July 2022.
On weekends, golfers tee off at 8am.
How to watch The Open 2022?
Sky Sports will have all live coverage of The Open. The broadcast begins half an hour before the start times and ends at 8:30 p.m.
Sky Sports Golf will have all the coverage, while Sky Sports Main Event will only show the game on Thursday 14th July; Friday, July 15 from 1 p.m.; Saturday, July 16 from 11 a.m. and Sunday, July 17 from 11 a.m.
How to stream The Open 2022 live
Those who subscribe to Sky can stream the event live via the SkyGo app.
For others, the website The Open has full coverage of the action at St Andrews.
Are there any highlights from The Open 2022?
The BBC offers daily highlights from St Andrews for those who missed the live action.
The program will be available on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer. Here are the times of the respective daily program:
- Thursday 14 July: 9-10.30pm
- Friday 15 July: 9-10.30pm
- Saturday 16 July: 22:00-23:30
- Sunday 17 July: 8.15pm-10.15pm
Who is playing at The Open 2022?
Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele and Scottie Scheffler are all favorites to win the tournament.
Other top picks include Jordan Spieth, Jon Rahm, Matt Fitzpatrick, Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
Johnson and Koepka are two of many who could be banned from next year’s tournament due to their affiliations with the Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf Invitational League.
Collin Morikawa, last year’s The Open winner, is also competing in hopes of retaining his title for a second year.