Joined The Augusta Chronicle as a sports columnist in February 2001. Previously covered a myriad of sports including golf, NFL, NHL and college basketball in five years for the News & Record in Greensboro, N.C. Served as a sports designer and editor at the Winston-Salem Journal, Newport News Daily Press and Charlottesville Daily Progress. Started professional career as a small college and minor-league baseball writer for the News & Daily Advance in Lynchburg, Va., in 1989.
Posted June 8, 2012 12:01 am - Updated June 8, 2012 12:34 am

U.S. Open TV schedule

Schedule of Events

All times Pacific Daylight Time

Thursday, June 7 – Sunday, June 10

U.S. Open Merchandise Pre-Championship Opening – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time

Monday, June 11 – Wednesday, June 13

Practice Rounds – Gates open 6 a.m., close approximately 7 p.m. local time

Thursday, June 14 – Saturday, June 16

Championship Rounds – Gates open 6 a.m. local time, close 30 minutes after play ends

Sunday, June 17

Final Championship Round – Gates open 6 a.m. local time, close 30 minutes after Trophy Presentation Ceremony

Monday, June 18
Playoff, if necessary – Gates open at 7 a.m. local time, close 30 minutes after

Trophy Presentation Ceremony

Television Schedule

All times Eastern Daylight Time

Tuesday, June 12

2-3 p.m.                                                    SportsCenter@ the U.S. Open, ESPN2

Wednesday, June 13                                           

2-3 p.m.                                                    SportsCenter@ the U.S. Open, ESPN2 

11 p.m.-Midnight                                    SportsCenter@ the U.S. Open, ESPN2 (tape)                

Thursday, June 14

Noon-3 p.m.                                             Live coverage, ESPN/ESPN3.com

3-5 p.m.                                                    Live coverage, NBC

5-10 p.m.                                                  Live coverage, ESPN/ESPN3.com

Midnight-1 a.m.                                       SportsCenter@ the U.S. Open, ESPN2

1-4 a.m.                                                     Best of Round 1, ESPN 2 (tape)

Friday, June 15

Noon-3 p.m.                                               Live coverage, ESPN/ESPN3.com

3-5 p.m.                                                      Live coverage, NBC

5-10 p.m.                                                    Live coverage, ESPN/ESPN3.com

Midnight- 1 a.m.                                        SportsCenter@ the U.S. Open, ESPN2

2-5 a.m.                                                      Best of Round 2, ESPN2 (tape)                

Saturday, June 16

1:30-2:30 p.m.                                         SportsCenter@ the U.S. Open, ESPN

3-4 p.m.                                                    Live at U.S. Open, NBC

4-10 p.m.                                                  Live coverage, NBC                    

Midnight-1 a.m.                                       SportsCenter@ the U.S. Open, ESPN2

2-5 a.m.                                                     Best of Round 3, ESPN2 (tape)

Sunday, June 17

1:30-2:30 p.m.                                          SportsCenter@ the U.S. Open, ESPN

3-4 p.m.                                                      Live at U.S. Open, NBC

4-10 p.m.                                                    Live Coverage, NBC

Midnight-1 a.m.                                         SportsCenter@ the U.S. Open, ESPN2 

1-4 a.m.                                                      Best of the Final Round, ESPN2 (tape)   

*Monday, June 18

Noon-2 p.m.                                               Live coverage*, ESPN/ESPN3.com

2 p.m..-conclusion                                     Live Coverage*, NBC

*If needed, an 18-hole playoff is scheduled for Monday, June 18. Playoff to start at approximately 9 a.m. local time, noon EDT.