The third major of the golf season begins at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club on Thursday morning, as fans looking to catch live action of the famous championship will be forced to wake up bright and early.
The Open's official website will feature a live stream that starts at 11:30 p.m. CST that can also be seen via Facebook and LiveStream. The British Open's iPhone and Android mobile applications will also carry video of the tournament throughout the day.
Television coverage of round one will start on ESPN at 3:30 a.m., and will run through the conclusion of the first day. Immediately after the live coverage concludes, an encore broadcast will replay on ESPN to catch viewers up on what they may have missed during the morning's action.