Today it was announced that the U.S. Open will return to NBC
Sports next month, with the 120th edition of the Championship at
Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on September 17-20.
Previously, the USGA made a media rights deal for its
championships on NBCUniversal through 2026. For the 2020 U.S. Open,
NBCUniversal will air nearly 45 hours of live primary coverage on NBC, GOLF
Channel and Peacock, beginning Thursday, September 17.
“It is with great pride that NBC Sports welcomes the return
of the U.S. Open to our portfolio in partnership with the USGA, to further
elevate their slate of championships,” said Pete Bevacqua, president, NBC
Sports Group. “Under a tight timeframe, our world-class production team is
prepared to showcase the U.S. Open next month from famed Winged Foot Golf Club,
capturing the drama of the world’s best vying for this year’s second major
Across each of the four rounds, Peacock will exclusively
stream two hours of live U.S. Open coverage for free. U.S. Open content on
Peacock also will include featured groups and featured holes coverage across
all four rounds, with additional content elements being announced in the coming
weeks. NBCUniversal’s coverage of the U.S. Women’s Open in December will
also feature live programming on Peacock.
“The USGA is excited to be back in the NBCUniversal family,
including GOLF Channel and NBC’s Peacock platform, in providing extensive
coverage of the U.S. Open Championship,” said USGA CEO Mike Davis. “A talented
and knowledgeable group of broadcasters, including several USGA champions, and
an experienced production team, led by Tommy Roy, will provide in-depth
perspective on the championship and help us celebrate the greatness of the U.S.
Open and the players who compete in it.”
Here’s the full schedule of events, across all NBC channels.
Thursday, Sept. 17
- 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on GOLF Channel
- 2-5 p.m. on NBC
- 5-7 p.m. on Peacock
Friday, Sept. 18
- 7:30-9:30 a.m. on Peacock
- 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on GOLF Channel
- 4-7 p.m. on NBC
Saturday, Sept. 19
- 9-11 a.m. on Peacock
- 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on NBC
Sunday, Sept. 20
- 8-10 a.m. on Peacock
- 10 a.m.-Noon on GOLF Channel
- Noon-6 p.m. on NBC
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