Things get underway at the 2012 British Open on Thursday, and there are a variety of ways for fans to watch Tiger Woods and the rest of the field online. Streaming coverage via WatchESPN is the primary way to legally stream the tournament. Coverage begins at 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, with some streams requiring a cable subscription but many available to all. There's a live stream of holes 9, 10 and 100 at TheOpen.com, but it is limited to fans in the UK.
This year marks a first for the Open Championship, as it is the first year that streaming coverage will be available via mobile device. Live scoring, video highlights, a guide to the course, a live stream of holes 9, 10 and 11 and more can be found on apps for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices.