The 149th Open - Final Round Coverage
COURSE: Royal St. George’s Golf Club (Sandwich, Kent, England)
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $11,500,000 /$2,070,000
FEDEx CUP Points Total/Winner: 3,375/600
SOCIAL MEDIA: #PGATour #FedExCup @TheOpen
PGA TOUR SITE: (The Open)
TV COVERAGE: On Sunday, July 18: Golf Channel opens final round coverage 4:00am to 7:00am (EDT) and NBC wraps it up from 7:00am to 2:00pm (EDT).
STREAMING: Streaming coverage with OTT Peacock Channel promoting its premium (Pay Wall) service and its connection to NBC Sports/Golf Channel.
The OPEN RADIO COVERAGE: Due to rights restrictions, The Open will not be online via PGATour.com. SiriusXM Radio will have final round coverage beginning at 4:00am (EDT) until conclusion. The Open Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92.
How to Watch: In case of changes, see: (PGATourCom)
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The Open | Final Round | Notebook
Sunday marks exactly 11 years since Louis Oosthuizen’s win at The Open in 2010, his lone PGA TOUR title. Oosthuizen holds the seventh 54-hole lead/co-lead of his PGA TOUR career, fourth in a major and third at The Open (1-for-7 to date).
2020 PGA Championship winner Collin Morikawa is making his tournament debut at The Open. No pro golfer has ever won two different majors in their first attempts.
Three-time major champion and 2017 Open Championship winner Jordan Spieth played the final two holes in 2-over and enters the final round trailing by three strokes (3rd place (-9). Spieth has two come-from-behind wins on Tour (2013 John Deere Classic, 2015 Valspar Championship).
Defending Open champion Shane Lowry stands T-12 after a third-round (69) as he attempts to become the first player to successfully defend his title at The Open since Padraig Harrington in 2008.
Amateurs to make the cut: Matthias Schmid (T-44 at (E), Yuxin Lin (T-71 at (+5).
Tournament Tee Times for the final round Sunday begin at 3:00am (EDT)/8:00am (local) through 9:35am (EDT)/2:35pm (local).
Weather: Mostly cloudy skies with temps 59-61-degrees (F). Humidity at 85% and chance of rain is 11% while winds blow 6-8 mph.
PGATourBrunch will post at 12 Noon (EDT) Monday to wrap-up The Open.
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The Open Leaderboard After 54 Holes
Louis Oosthuizen 64-65-69—198 (-12)
Collin Morikawa 67-64-68—199 (-11)
Jordan Spieth 65-67-69—201 (-9)
Corey Conners 68-68-66—202 (-8)
Scottie Scheffler 67-66-69—202 (-8)
Full Leaderboard (link)
What They’re Saying:
Oosthuizen Leads by One at The Open (PGATourCom)
The Open is still wide Open (ESPN)
Late Putting Woes for Spieth (Golf Channel)
New Irons Have Helped Morikawa (PGATourCom)
Tee Times and Pairings (Golf Channel)
On This Day in Golf History:
July 18, 1988- In a first-ever Monday finish at The Open, Seve Ballesteros shot a final round (65) to win his third Open Championship and fifth major title. Ballesteros won the tournament at Royal Lytham and St. Anne’s Golf Club, finishing two strokes ahead of runner-up Nick Price who was the 54-hole leader. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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