The Open 2017: Tournament schedule, news, live scores and results

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Here is all you need to know about The Open from Royal Birkdale in Southport, England, including day-by-day results and analysis from Southport, England.

Complete tournament coverage and schedule

  • Dates: July 20-23
  • Venue: Royal Birkdale; Southport, England
  • Defending champion: Henrik Stenson
  • Tee times: First and second rounds

TV coverage

  • United States: Thursday and Friday, 1:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ET, Golf Channel; Saturday, 4:30-7 a.m. ET, Golf Channel and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. ET, NBC; Sunday, 4-7 a.m. ET, Golf Channel and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. ET, NBC
  • United Kingdom: Sky Sports
  • Australia: Fox Sports Australia
  • South America: ESPN Latin America/ESPN Play

Previewing the tournament

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