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The Open For The Ages

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The Open For The Ages

The Open for The Ages - Rory McIlroy Seve Ballesteros

Fans of The Open will be given a chance to experience a special celebration of golf’s original Championship on Sunday 19 July when ‘The Open For The Ages’ is broadcast on TV, digital and social media channels.

In the lead-up to the main event, which you can read all about here, will provide a wealth of content relating to The Open For The Ages and its iconic venue, St Andrews.

Here is a guide to what is coming up over the next two weeks, including information on how you can watch the innovative three-hour broadcast that will feature the likes of Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Tom Watson, Seve Ballesteros, Sir Nick Faldo and Rory McIlroy.

Wednesday 8 July – Wednesday 15 July

Editorial and video content on will include:

  • Behind The Picture with David Cannon – In a two-part series, the celebrated golf photographer takes us through his favourite images from Open Championships at St Andrews.
  • St Andrews Open Highlights – A look at the most memorable moments from past Opens on the Old Course, many of which will feature in The Open For The Ages.
  • Profiles of the leading contenders – Who should win The Open For The Ages? We assess the respective merits of some of the greatest players to have competed at St Andrews over the last 50 years.
  • Video guides to the Old Course – Iona Stephen explores some of the most iconic aspects of the home of golf, in a series of videos filmed at the Old Course.
The Open For The Ages

Thursday 16 July - Saturday 18 July

  • Daily video highlights - Available on from 6pm each day, showcasing the best action from rounds one to three of The Open For The Ages ahead of the final-day broadcast.

  • Daily reports and features - Summarising the best action and setting the scene for Sunday.

Sunday 19 July

  • Build-up content - Leaderboard updates, articles and videos ahead of the final round broadcast.
  • The Open For The Ages - The main broadcast of The Open For The Ages, a three-hour programme available to view from 11am BST on, The Open's YouTube and Facebook channels, and a host of TV networks around the world, including Sky Sports in the United Kingdom, NBC Golf Channel in the United States and TV Asahi in Japan.
  • Video highlights - Available on following the conclusion of The Open For The Ages.
  • How the winner was decided – An explainer article detailing how NTT DATA combined career records with the results of a fan vote to determine the winner.
  • Profile of the Champion – We celebrate the career highlights of the victorious player in The Open For The Ages.
  • Reaction - All the best reaction to the event.

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