British Open at Royal Birkdale: How to Watch Golf's Third Major of 2017 in U.S. on Live Stream and Television Schedule

Dustin Johnson
Dustin Johnson at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, July 17. Stuart Franklin/Getty

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson leads the pack as favorite for the British Open, which begins on Thursday at Royal Birkdale.

The 146th Open takes place at the course in Southport, in the north-west of England, with Johnson joined by fellow Americans Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler among the favorites.

Play will begin at 6:35 a.m. local time (1:35 a.m. ET) on Thursday, with Mark O'Meara and Ryan Moore joined by Chris Wood in the opening group.

Every minute of the Open Championship, the third major of the year, will be available on the Golf Channel, from 1:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET). NBC will provide coverage from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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Alternatively, the tournament can be followed online on the Open's official website, or on the live stream below:

Tee Times For Round One:

* bold represents American players. All times Eastern.

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1:35 a.m.—Mark O'Meara, Chris Wood, Ryan Moore

1:46 a.m.—Phachara Khongwatmai, Maverick McNealy (a), Stuart Manley

1:57 a.m.—Stewart Cink, Sandy Lyle, Jeunghun Wang

2:08 a.m.—Paul Broadhurst, Thongchai Jaidee, Roberto Castro

2:19 a.m.—Tom Lehman, Byeong Hun An, Darren Fichardt

2:30 a.m.—Soren Kjeldsen, Billy Horschel, Danny Willett

2:41 a.m.—Matthew Fitzpatrick, Steve Stricker, Emiliano Grillo

2:52 a.m.—Jason Dufner, Branden Grace, Bryson DeChambeau

3:03 a.m.—Alex Noren, Russell Knox, Ian Poulter

3:14 a.m.—David Duval, Prayad Marksaeng, KT Kim

3:25 a.m.—Younghan Song, David Horsey, David Frittelli

3:36 a.m.—Mike Lorenzo-Vera, Charles Howell III, Shiv Kapur

3:47 a.m.—Russell Henley, Fabrizio Zanotti, Peter Uihlein

4:03 a.m.—Alexander Levy, Brendan Steele, Webb Simpson

4:14 a.m.—Wesley Bryan, Anirban Lahiri, Alfie Plant (a)

4:25 a.m.—Darren Clarke, Gary Woodland, Harry Ellis (a)

4:36 a.m.—Padraig Harrington, Pat Perez, Thomas Pieters

4:47 a.m.—Henrik Stenson, Si-Woo Kim, Jordan Spieth

4:58 a.m.—Louis Oosthuizen, Justin Rose, Justin Thomas

5:09 a.m.—Brooks Koepka, Hideki Matsuyama, Tommy Fleetwood

5:20 a.m.—JB Holmes, Brandt Snedeker, Shane Lowry

5:31 a.m.—Richard Bland, Shaun Norris, Luca Cianchetti (a)

5:42 a.m.—Yiken Chang, Chan Kim, Mark Foster

5:53 a.m.—Sung-Hoon Kang, Tony Finau, Matthieu Pavon

6:04 a.m.—Alexander Bjork, Joe Deane, Robert Streb

6:15 a.m.—Robert Dinwiddie, Julian Suri, Adam Hodkinson

6:36 a.m.—Andrew Johnston, Adam Hadwin, Todd Hamilton

6:47 a.m.—John Daly, Adam Bland, Connor Syme (a)

6:58 a.m.—William McGirt, Toby Tree, Jamie Lovemark

7:09 a.m.—Matthew Griffin, Austin Connelly, Matthew Southgate

7:20 a.m.—Cameron Smith, Bill Haas, Callum Shinkwin

7:31 a.m.—Michael Hendry, Brian Harman, Martin Laird

7:42 a.m.—Ernie Els, Ross Fisher, Bernd Wiesberger

7:53 a.m.—Tyrell Hatton, Martin Kaymer, Aaron Baddeley

8:04 a.m.—Zach Johnson, Jason Day, Sergio Garcia

8:15 a.m.—Andy Sullivan, Joost Luiten, David Lipsky

8:26 a.m.—Rickie Fowler, Adam Scott, Paul Casey

8:37 a.m.—Matt Kuchar, Richie Ramsey, Ryan Fox

8:48 a.m.—Kevin Kisner, Charley Hoffman, David Drysdale

9:04 a.m.—Jimmy Walker, Hideto Tanihara, Thorbjorn Olesen

9:15 a.m.—Jhonattan Vegas, Brandon Stone, Sean O'Hair

9:26 a.m.—Daniel Berger, Pablo Larrazabal, Yuta Ikeda

9:27 a.m.—Paul Lawrie, Kevin Chappell, Yusaku Miyazato

9:48 a.m.—Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Charl Schwartzel

9:59 a.m.—Jon Rahm, Patrick Reed, Lee Westwood

10:10 a.m.—Phil Mickelson, Francesco Molinari, Marc Leishman

10:21 a.m.—Scott Hend, Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Bubba Watson

10:32 a.m.—Paul Waring, Kyle Stanley, Kevin Na

10:43 a.m.—Giwhan Kim, Xander Schauffele, Andrew Dodt

10:54 a.m.—Haotong Li, Kent Bulle, Haydn McCullen

11:05 a.m.—Jbe Kruger, Nick McCarthy, Ashley Hall

11:16 a.m.—Ryan McCarthy, Laurie Canter

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