FOX Sports unveiled its full programming schedule and lineup of broadcasters for the 119th U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links with more than 160 hours of live championship coverage on deck starting Thursday. Overall, more than 45 hours of live television coverage on the FOX Sports family of networks, including 24 hours scheduled for the FOX broadcast network, are being programming. On Thursday and Friday, first and second round competition is televised on FS1 starting at 12:30p, before moving to FOX from 7:30-10:30p. FOX televises third round coverage from noon-10p on Saturday and and final round coverage from 2-10p on Sunday. FOX Deportes televises six hours of U.S. Open coverage in Spanish from 7-10p on Saturday and Sunday.
Leading coverage will be Joe Buck, who returns for his fifth championship and is joined in the 18th Tower for the fourth year by Paul Azinger. Play-by-play announcer Shane Bacon and eight-time PGA Tour winner Brad Faxon also contribute to the call. Curtis Strange returns as an on-course commentator and is joined on the fairways by Steve Flesch, Brett Quigley and Ken Brown.
Meanwhile, FOX News Channel and the FOX Business Network leave their New York City studios for special live editions of three shows originating from Pebble Beach, featuring guests from the FOX Sports golf team, the USGA, corporate partners and more.