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The Open Championship 2012: Complete TV Schedule, Preview And More

Stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago for news, broadcast times and leaderboard updates throughout the 2012 British Open tournament, beginning this Thursday.

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - JUNE 19:  Luke Donald of England hits his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the 110th U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links on June 19, 2010 in Pebble Beach, California.  (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
PEBBLE BEACH, CA - JUNE 19: Luke Donald of England hits his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the 110th U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links on June 19, 2010 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
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Golfers from around the world are gathering in Lancashire, England, as the 2012 British Open begins this Thursday. Northwestern grad and World No. 1 Luke Donald will look to preserve his top ranking (averaging 9.55 points) on his home turf in United Kingdom.

Young Rory McIlroy (No. 2) and the rest of the field will look to dethrone Donald in the often inhospitable climes of Northern England. Here are the details for this week's broadcasts:

Tournament date: Thursday, July 18, through Sunday, July 22

Location: Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lancashire, England

TV Schedule: All times CDT

  • Thursday, July 19: 4:00 a.m. -- 2:00 p.m. on ESPN
  • Friday, July 20: 4:00 a.m. -- 3:00 p.m. on ESPN
  • Saturday, July 21: 6:00 a.m. -- 1:30 p.m. on ESPN
  • Sunday, July 22: 5:00 a.m. -- 12:30 p.m. on ESPN; 2:00 p.m. -- 5:00 p.m. on ABC

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