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Watch the 2011 British Open Live Online

The oldest of golf’s major championships will takes place this weekend at Royal St. George’s in Sandwich, England. Here in the United States the championship will be aired on ESPN, but there are plenty of ways to watch the tournament Live online.

This year the Royal and Ancient Golf Club is introducing @theOpen Live, a streaming golf channel that will broadcast 5 hours of coverage each day of the tournament, beginning on Wednesday July 13. In additions to the live golf, you’ll get interviews, press conferences, and highlights.

Watch the British Open at

Watch the 2011 Open Live Online


Yes, Facebook. The Championship will be streamed lived via the British Open Facebook page.

British Open on Facebook

Our old friend will be streaming ESPN’s coverage throughout the championship. Coverage begins Thursday and Friday at 4AM ET, 5AM ET on Saturday, and 6AM ET on Sunday for the final round.  You’ll get a variety of channel options, including a Spanish language broadcast.

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Looking for a mobile solution for watching the Open Championship? Check out the 2011 British Open App for the iPhone. Twitter users can connect with the British Open via Twitter at

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