Open Championship 2020 Golf to Air Live and Stream Free in Australia

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Recognised as golf’s oldest and most international championship, The Open Championship — also known as the British Open — is now on its 149th edition, and was set to be held at Royal St George in England.

The 2020 Open Championship Preview

The 2020 British Open at Royal St George Golf Club has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak and the health risk it poses to both players and fans. The next Open Championship will now take place in 2021, with the venue still yet to be confirmed.

When: Postponed until 2021 (AEST)
Where: Royal St George Golf Club, Sandwich, England

The Open Championship is one of the oldest and most sought after titles on the global PGA calendar. It is the only golf major that is played outside the USA, with the annual event taking place at courses across the England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The last winner of the Claret Jug was Ireland’s Shane Lowry, who won at Portrush in 2019. Other previous winners include the likes of Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Speith.

The Open Championship 2020 Programming Guide

Being held in England gives Aussie viewers a chance to watch some of the action in prime-time, particularly for rounds three and four. FOX Sports 505 (Foxtel/Kayo) will offer a live comprehensive coverage of the 4-day tournament. Alternatively, you can also tune in to live streaming of every minute of the tournament on Kayo Sports, which will have the same British Open programming as Foxtel. With Kayo, you can also watch at your own convenience using the on demand feature after the live airing of each round.

The Open Championship 2020 Live TV Fixtures (Sydney Time)

Date Event Time Channel
TBC LIVE Round One TBC Foxtel / Kayo
TBC Round 1 Replay TBC Foxtel / Kayo
TBC LIVE Round Two TBC Foxtel / Kayo
TBC Round 2 Replay TBC Foxtel / Kayo
TBC LIVE Round Three TBC Foxtel / Kayo
TBC Round 3 Replay TBC Foxtel / Kayo
TBC LIVE Final Round TBC Foxtel / Kayo
TBCFinal Round Replay TBC Foxtel / Kayo

*Shown as Sydney time (AEST), adjust for regional differences. Per licensing agreement there is no Open Championship free to air provider in Australia.

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Watch the Open Championship 2020 Live and Free

Fortunately for Australian PGA fans you don’t need a Foxtel subscription to watch the tournament live as it happens in Ireland. You can take advantage of the Kayo Sports 14 day free trial offer, and get instant access to the same exact Open Championship 2020 TV feed as Foxtel. The free trial offer comes with no lock-in contract and can be cancelled anytime.

With Kayo you can stream the Open Championship live using the devices shown in the table below. After the free trial offer you will have the choice to opt-in and get continuous access to over 50 sports worldwide including the Formula 1 Championship, AFL and NRL Premierships, Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, and many more. Kayo also comes with a ton of interactive on screen features that are specifically designed for the avid sports fan.