2009 British Open TV Schedule and Tournament Notes

2009 British Open TV Schedule and Tournament Notes 1THE 2009 BRITISH OPEN starts on Thursday at Turnberry (Ailsa Course) in Turnberry, Scotland. Padraig Harrington will attempt to be the first player to win three consecutive British Opens since Australian Peter Thomson recorded a three-peat in the mid 1950s.

Purse: $6.76 million
Winner’s share: $1.2 million
Defending champion: Padraig Harrington

British Open field
Thursday tee times
The course
British Open history

2009 British Open Leaderboard


More than 24 hours of TV coverage are on tap for the 2009 British Open.

Thu, 7/16
6:30am-2:30pm ET (TNT)

Fri, 7/17
7am-2:30pm ET (TNT)

Sat, 7/18
7-9am ET (TNT)/9am-2:30pm ET (ABC)

Sun, 7/19
6-8am ET (TNT)/8am-1:30pm ET (ABC)

−The Armchair Golfer


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