The first round of the 2012 U.S. Open starts on Thursday at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. The action gets underway early in Bay Area, and golf fans have several options to watch the action live.
ESPN will broadcast the tournament starting at Noon EST and running through 3:00 p.m. The NBC network takes over from there, handling coverage from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. EST, before it switches back to ESPN for coverage through 10:00 p.m.
Fans have a pair of options at their disposal to see it via live streaming. USOpen.com will stream coverage starting at 10:33 a.m. with cameras trained on the marquee group featuring Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson. That site will follow an afternoon group starting at 4:29 p.m. EST. ESPN3 and WatchESPN.com are also streaming the event. One stream will have coverage mirroring their broadcast, and they will also have a camera trained on the 8th and 18th holes. There is a two-hour gap in ESPN's online coverage from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., when NBC is broadcasting.
USOpen.comwill also feature a live scoreboard.
You can view a complete list of tee times and pairings here.
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