U.S. Open to go even deeper into prime time | TahoeDailyTribune.com
YOUR AD HERE »

U.S. Open to go even deeper into prime time

The Associated Press

PEBBLE BEACH – The U.S. Open at Pebble Beach will be televised later than ever in prime time.

The USGA made it official Monday by releasing TV times for the U.S. Open, to be held June 17-20. The third round on NBC Sports is scheduled to end at 11 p.m. EDT. Coverage of the final round is to end at 9 p.m. EDT.

The USGA first mentioned the TV times in February during the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

NBC chairman Dick Ebersol says playing on the West Coast allows the network to showcase one of golf’s biggest events during prime time in the East.

Pebble Beach is one of the most picturesque courses. The U.S. Open returns there for the first time since 2000, when Tiger Woods won by a record 15 shots.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User