The 2012 U.S. Open gets underway on Thursday morning. Players will parade to the tee boxes throughout the day at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. Fans unable to make it out to the Bay Area can watch all the action live on television or the internet.
ESPN starts broadcasting the tournament at Noon, running through 3:00 p.m. EST. From there, NBC takes over through 5:00 p.m. EST. After that it switches back to ESPN through 10:00 p.m. EST.
USOpen.com will stream the action online, starting at 10:33 a.m. EST with cameras trained on the headline group featuring Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson. That site will also follow an afternoon group starting at 4:29 p.m. EST.
ESPN3 and WatchESPN.com will have coverage as well. One feed will mirror the broadcast, while others have cameras trained on the 8th and 18th holes. There is a gap in ESPN's online coverage during the two-hour window of the NBC broadcast.
You can check in with the live leaderboard at USOpen.com.
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