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2012 British Open: TV Coverage, How To Watch Online And More

The 2012 British Open at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club kicks off early Thursday morning, but because of the five hour time distance from the East coast, viewing coverage in the states will be a little tough.

The first player to tee off will take place at 1:19 a.m. EST.

Television viewing coverage stateside will begin at 4:30 a.m. EST with ESPN broadcasting live. The network will also stream the event live on their WatchESPN site which begins an hour earlier than the television coverage, at 3:30 a.m. EST.

There will also be a mobile option for those interested via The Open Championship's official mobile app which will have streaming as well as live scoring updates.

Read SB Nation Dallas for local updates and our hub page for additional news and analysis. There's also the Waggle Room blog with more on the British Open. Be sure to subscribe to this Youtube Channel for video commentary.

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