Olympic men’s golf TV schedule: How to watch Olympics on TV, online, streaming

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The Tokyo Olympics men's golf competition begins this week.

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After a one-year delay, the best men’s golfers in the world are ready for the 2021 Olympics men’s golf competition in Tokyo. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the tournament all week long.

Olympic men’s golf preview

It’s always a long wait between Summer Olympics, typically four years, but everyone had to wait an extra year for the Tokyo Olympics after the Covid-19 pandemic postponed the Games for one year. But that’s nothing compared to the wait golfers endured before the 2016 Olympics. The Rio Games featured the return of golf to the Olympics for the first time since 1904.

The Rio golf events were a rousing success, setting up what should be an exciting second edition in Tokyo. The format for the event is unchanged from five years ago: four rounds of stroke play, with the top-3 finishers earning medals.

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Fans eager to find out who will grace the podium this year at Kasumigaseki Country Club are in luck. You can watch the entire competition live on TV or stream it online via Golf Channel and NBCOlympics.com. The time change will be difficult for U.S. viewers, with each round occurring overnight. But Golf Channel will re-air each round the following day, giving you another way to catch the action.

You can find out exactly how to watch the 2021 Olympic men’s golf competition below, including full TV and streaming schedules, tee times and more.

How to watch the Olympic men’s event on TV

You can watch the 2021 Olympics men’s golf competition on Golf Channel. You can watch all four rounds live overnight, then Golf Channel will re-air each round twice the following day for viewers who can’t stay up all night to follow along. Check out the full Olympics TV schedule below.

Wednesday, July 28: 6:30 p.m.-3 a.m. ET (Golf Channel Round 1)
Thursday, July 29: 7-9 a.m. ET, 2-5 p.m. ET (Golf Channel Round 1 Re-air); 6:30 p.m.-3 a.m. ET (Golf Channel Round 2)
Friday, July 30: 7-9 a.m. ET, 2-5 p.m. ET (Golf Channel Round 2 Re-air); 6:30 p.m.-3 a.m. ET (Golf Channel Round 3)
Saturday, July 31: 7-9:30 a.m. ET (Golf Channel Round 3 Re-air); 6:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m. ET (Golf Channel Round 4)
Sunday, August 1: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. ET, 5-8 p.m. ET (Golf Channel Round 4 Re-air)

How to watch the Olympic men’s event online, streaming

You can stream all four rounds of the Olympics men’s golf competition at NBCOlympics.com or Golfchannel.com by signing in with your cable credentials or Peacock account.


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2021 Olympic men’s tee times: Rounds 1 and 2 (ET)

6:30 p.m. Weds. (8:25 p.m. Thurs.): Rikuya Hoshino, Thomas Pieters, Sepp Straka

6:41 p.m. Weds. (8:36 p.m. Thurs.): Adri Arnaus, Sami Valimaki, Matthias Schwab

6:52 p.m. Weds. (8:47 p.m. Thurs.): Sebastian Munoz, Henrik Norlander, Joachim Hansen

7:03 p.m. Weds. (9:03 p.m. Thurs.): Carlos Ortiz, Antoine Rozner, Guido Migliozzi

7:14 p.m. Weds. (9:14 p.m. Thurs.): Xander Schauffele, Abraham Ancer, Christiaan Bezuidenhout

7:25 p.m. Weds. (9:25 p.m. Thurs.): Justin Thomas, Joaquin Niemann, Paul Casey

7:41 p.m. Weds. (9:36 p.m. Thurs.): Hideki Matsuyama, Marc Leishman, Corey Conners

7:52 p.m. Weds. (9:47 p.m. Thurs.): CT Pan, Ryan Fox, Anirban Lahiri

8:03 p.m. Weds. (9:58 p.m. Thurs.): Hurly Long, Yechun Yuan, Galvin Green

8:14 p.m. Weds. (10:09 p.m. Thurs.): Kristian Krogh Johannessen, Adrian Meronk, Gunn Charoenkul

8:25 p.m. Weds. (6:30 p.m. Thurs.): Rory Sabbatini, Mito Pereira, Renato Paratore

8:36 p.m. Weds. (6:41 p.m. Thurs.): Jonathan Vegas, Thomas Detry, Kalle Samooja

8:47 p.m. Weds. (6:52 p.m. Thurs.): Mackenzie Hughes, Alex Noren, Jazz Janewattananond 

9:03 p.m. Weds. (7:03 p.m. Thurs.): Rasmus Hoejgaard, Romain Langasque, Si Woo Kim

9:14 p.m. Weds. (7:14 p.m. Thurs.): Viktor Hovland, Cameron Smith, Garrick Higgo

9:25 p.m. Weds. (7:25 p.m. Thurs.): Collin Morikawa, Rory McIlroy, Sungjae Im

9:36 p.m. Weds. (7:41 p.m. Thurs.): Patrick Reed, Tommy Fleetwood, Shane Lowry

9:47 p.m. Weds. (7:52 p.m. Thurs.): Rafael Campos, Max Kiefer, Ashun Wu

9:58 p.m. Weds. (8:03 p.m. Thurs.): Fabrizio Zanotti, Juvic Pagunsan, Scott Vincent

10:09 p.m. Weds. (8:14 p.m. Thurs.): Udayan Mane, Ondrej Lieser, Jorge Campillo

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