Among the 156-man field, there are plenty of golfers set for the second major of the 2018 golf season as participants from around the world get set to take on Shinnecock Hills in New York for the 118th U.S. Open. The country’s national championship will be decided over four days with Phil Mickelson looking to complete his career slam while Tiger Woods returns to the event for the first time since 2015.
Playing in the U.S. Open is a dream for many, but simply being able to watch golf played at this level is an incredible treat each year. So, we here at CBS Sports are thrilled to bring you wall-to-wall coverage of the U.S. Open throughout the week.
Fox Sports has announced its live coverage plans for its 2018 USGA events, which includes more than 150 hours of coverage across the nine championships. Headlining the release is more than 45 hours of coverage from the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.
The week of the U.S. Open, coverage will begin with the debut of the four-hole “Celebration of Champions” from 4:30-6 p.m. on June 12. On June 13, FS1 will air “Wednesday at the U.S. Open” from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
TV schedule (ET)
Round 1, Thursday, June 14: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on FS1; 4:30-7:30 p.m. FOX
Round 2, Friday, June 15: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on FS1; 4:30-7:30 p.m. FOX
Round 3, Saturday, June 16: 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. FOX; 4-7:30 p.m. FOX Deportes
Round 4, Sunday, June 17: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. FOX; 4-7 p.m. FOX Deportes
Streaming schedule (ET)
Round 1, Thursday, June 14: 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Go App; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on USOpen.com
Round 2, Friday, June 15: 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Go App; 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on USOpen.com
Round 3, Saturday, June 16: 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Go App; 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on USOpen.com
Round 4, Sunday, June 17: 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Go App; 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on USOpen.com
Live streaming coverage will be available on Fox Sports Go while additional streaming, including two featured groups and a featured holes channel, will be available on usopen.com and the U.S. Open app during the first and second rounds.
In all, the U.S. Open will air in more than 190 countries on six continents. USGA executive director Mike Davis was complimentary of the offerings. “Fox Sports has furthered its commitment to an innovative viewing experience with its coverage of our championships, in a format that will deliver more golf content to fans around the world,” he said.
There is an opportunity for top-ranked Dustin Johnson to continue his roll in 2018, but plenty of top-tier competitors will be breathing down his neck. Brooks Koepka is looking to repeat after a tremendous performance at Erin Hills one year ago, while former winners Jordan Spieth, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy — among others — are all in the field.
Enough talking about it. Here’s how you can watch as much U.S. Open as possible throughout the week. Be sure to stick with CBS Sports for live coverage all four days.