The Open Championship returns from its one-year hiatus and, with it, NBC Sports’ resumes its coverage of golf’s oldest major. But while the championship will be contested in Sandwich, England, it will be called nearly 3,500 miles away in studios in Stamford, Conn.
Due to travel restrictions imposed by the United Kingdom and the R&A amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, NBC Sports will be handling most of its coverage of the 149th Open Championship on NBC, Golf Channel and Peacock remotely.
“There’s still a quarantine in the U.K., so from the R&A’s perspective it would greatly help them for us
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