Mickelson, Bradley and Stricker Tee Off Thursday Exclusively on usopen.com
ARDMORE, Pa. – When Phil Mickelson, Steve Stricker and Keegan Bradley tee off at 7:11 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, June 13 for the 113th U.S. Open Championship, the best place to watch the action will be on usopen.com and other USGA digital applications.
Visitors to usopen.com and users of the U.S. Open mobile and iPad applications will have exclusive access to the first two hours of continuous play on Thursday morning as well as the first 45 minutes on Friday, through live-streamed high-definition (HD) video.
Coverage of that marquee group will continue throughout the morning. The afternoon marquee group will feature Adam Scott and former U.S. Open champions Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy at 1:14 p.m.
Exclusive coverage will also be available on Friday morning, with the 7:44 a.m. starting time for Woods, Scott and McIlroy. The 12:41 p.m. tee time for Mickelson, Bradley and Stricker will also be streamed live.
“We’re thrilled to bring this exclusive opportunity for fans to watch these marquee groupings,” said USGA Executive Director Mike Davis. “The USGA’s digital platforms will be the best place to watch some of the U.S. Open’s most exciting golf played by some of the most accomplished players in the game.”
Powered by IBM cloud computing and analytics technologies, this exclusive, live broadcast window will be available to computer, iPad, Android and iPhone users, and is part of the exciting features available on usopen.com and the “2013 U.S. Open Golf Championship” digital applications.
In addition to live HD video streaming, all applications will provide users with access to real-time scoring, live updates, news and photos. Their user-friendly design will provide fans on the go with up-to-the-minute information and statistics from America’s premier golf championship.
ESPN’s live coverage begins at 9 a.m. on Thursday and 8:30 a.m. on Friday (EDT).
A complete U.S. Open television schedule for ESPN and NBC is available at http://www.usopen.com/en_US/champ_experience/viewing_schedule.html.