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2018 USGA Championship TV and Commentator Schedule on Fox Sports

There will be more than 150 hours of live linear coverage across nine championships of Fox Sports’ 2018 United States Golf Association (USGA) Championship schedule, highlighted by more than 45 hours of coverage of the 118th U.S. Open Championship at Shinnecock Hills Golf Cub in Southampton, N.Y., in mid-June across Fox, FS1, Fox Deportes and Fox Sports GO.

The season starts on May 30 with the 73rd U.S. Women’s Open Championship, live from Shoal Creek in Shoal Creek, Ala. For the first time ever, viewers will experience an uninterrupted broadcast of the entire U.S. Women’s Open on Fox, FS1, Fox Sports GO and usga.org.

All linear USGA championship coverage is streamed concurrently on Fox Sports GO. The U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Amateur and U.S. Women’s Amateur are also supplemented by unique digital bonus streams that offer viewers access a wealth of live golf action on Fox Sports GO and usga.org.

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  • The following are the scheduled tournament round broadcast start times (all times Eastern; start times subject to change) and respective networks:

    73rd U.S. Women’s Open
    Shoal Creek Country Club, Shoal Creek, Ala.

    On Thursday and Friday, Shane Bacon calls play-by-play alongside analysts Brad Faxon and Juli Inkster, a seven-time LPGA Tour major winner and two-time U.S. Women’s Open champion. Inkster is joined by Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Joe Buck and lead analyst Paul Azinger in the 18th Tower for the third and final rounds.

    On-course reporting duties are performed by 14-year LPGA Tour veteran Nicole Castrale and longtime broadcaster Ken Brown; the duo is joined on-course by Faxon over the weekend. Reporter Holly Sonders conducts interviews, and former USGA Executive Director David Fay offers rules analysis.

    Digital coverage features longtime PGA professional and veteran broadcaster Michael Breed, play-by-play announcer Ned Michaels and on-course reporter Brett Quigley.

    Wednesday at the U.S. Women’s Open: Wednesday, May 30 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on FS1

    First Round: Thursday, May 31 3:00-8:00 p.m. on FS1

    Second Round: Friday, June 1 3:00-8:00 p.m. on FS1

    Third Round: Saturday, June 2 2:00-7:00 p.m. on Fox

    Final Round: Sunday, June 3 2:00-7:00 p.m. on Fox

    40th Curtis Cup Match
    Quaker Ridge Golf Club, Scarsdale, N.Y.

    Foursomes: Friday, June 8 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on FS1

    Four-Ball: Friday, June 8 5:00-8:00 p.m. on FS1

    Foursomes: Saturday, June 9 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on FS1

    Four-Ball: Saturday, June 9 5:00-8:00 p.m. on FS1

    Singles: Sunday, June 10 1:00-6:00 p.m. on FS1

    118th U.S. Open
    Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton. N.Y.

    U.S. Sectional Qualifying Show: Monday, June 4 10:00-11:00 p.m. on FS1

    The Herd: Groupings Announcement: Thursday, June 7 12:00-2:30 p.m. on FS1

    Celebration of Champions: Tuesday, June 12 4:30-6:00 p.m. on FS1

    Wednesday at the U.S. Open: Wednesday, June 13 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on FS1

    First Round: Thursday, June 14 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on FS1, 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Fox

    Second Round: Friday, June 15 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on FS1, 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Fox

    Third Round: Saturday, June 16 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on Fox, 4:00-7:30 p.m. on Fox Deportes

    Final Round: Sunday, June 17 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. on Fox, 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Fox Deportes

    39th U.S. Senior Open
    The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Wednesday at the U.S. Senior Open: Wednesday, June 27 12:00-1:00 p.m. on FS2

    First Round: Thursday, June 28 4:00-9:00 p.m. on FS1

    Second Round: Friday, June 29 3:30-8:30 p.m. on FS1

    Third Round: Saturday, June 30 4:00-9:00 p.m. on FS1

    Final Round: Sunday, July 1 4:00-9:00 p.m. on FS1

    1st U.S. Senior Women’s Open
    Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Ill.

    Third Round: Saturday, July 14 4:00-6:00 p.m. on FS1

    Final Round: Sunday, July 15 4:00-6:00 p.m. on FS1

    71st U.S. Junior Amateur
    Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, N.J.

    Semifinals: Friday, July 20 2:00-4:00 p.m. on FS1

    Championship: Saturday, July 21 1:00-4:00 p.m. on FS1

    118th U.S. Women’s Amateur
    The Golf Club of Tennessee, Kingston Springs, Tenn.

    Round of 64: Wednesday, August 8 4:00-7:00 p.m. on FS1

    Round of 16: Thursday, August 9 4:00-7:00 p.m. on FS1

    Quarterfinals: Friday, August 10 4:00-7:00 p.m. on FS1

    Semifinals: Saturday, August 11 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on FS2

    Championship: Sunday, August 12 2:00-5:00 p.m. on FS1

    118th U.S. Amateur
    Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Calif.

    Round of 64: Wednesday, August 15 5:00-8:00 p.m. on FS1

    Round of 16: Thursday, August 16 7:00-10:00 p.m. on FS1

    Quarterfinals: Friday, August 17 7:00-10:00 p.m. on FS1

    Semifinals: Saturday, August 18 12:00-3:00 p.m. on Fox

    Championship: Sunday, August 19 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Fox

    38th U.S. Mid-Amateur
    Charlotte Country Club, Charlotte, N.C.

    Semifinals: Wednesday, September 26 4:00-6:00 p.m. on FS1

    Championship: Thursday, September 27 4:00-6:00 p.m. on FS1

    Written by Douglas Pucci

    Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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