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How to watch The British Open Championship golf online in Australia

The Open Championship is broadcast live into Australia on TV and online. Here's how to keep up with a live stream of every round.

The Open Championship, also known as The Open or the British Open, is back for the 151st edition and you can watch every hole live. In 2023 The Open is returning to the Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

This is the 13th time the Royal Liverpool Golf Club has hosted the tournament. It was last held there in 2014.

Australian Cameron Smith is the defending champion and is back this year to defend his title. He leads a 10-strong Australian contingent at The Open. Also teeing off under the Australian flag are Min Woo Lee, Jason Day, Adam Scott and Lucas Herbert. Travis Smyth, David Micheluzzi, Haydn Barron, Connor McKinney and amateur Harrison Crowe are making their debut at the Open championship debut. In the case of Barron, Smyth and McKinney, it is actually their first appearance in a major championship.

Plenty of other big names will be playing The Open too, including 2014 champion Rory McIlroy, who's entering in with good form having just won the Scottish Open in the lead up.

When is the 2023 British Open?

The 2023 British Open Championship runs from Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 July AEST.

Given the time difference between Australia and the UK, each day's play will run from late afternoon into the very early hours the following day Australian time.

How to watch the British Open 2023 golf live in Australia

All rounds of the British Open will be broadcast live on Fox Sports in Australia and made available on demand.

That means you can watch live with a subscription to either Foxtel Now, Foxtel iQ or Kayo.

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Live stream British Open Championship 2023 with Foxtel Now

You can live stream the British Open via Foxtel Now. If you haven't tried it previously, Foxtel Now offers a 10-day free trial. That means you could watch the British Open for free.

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To watch the British Open on Foxtel Now you'll need the Sport pack on top of the Essentials pack. That means you're looking at a total of $29 a month. This allows you to watch entertainment content too along with sport.

Aside from 1 channel dedicated to The Open, there will also be a couple of extra ways to catch some action on Foxtel Now - for Featured Groups and a Par 3 action.

Foxtel Now is available on PCs and Macs, mobile devices, Chromecast and AirPlay, PS4, Telstra TV and the Foxtel Now box.

Instead of streaming via Foxtel Now, you could watch The Masters live with a set-top box on Foxtel iQ. It will also show the same action as Foxtel Now, but is more expensive and has no free trial. To watch The Masters live on Foxtel iQ you will need the Sports HD and Foxtel Plus packs, for a combined cost of $100 a month. Again you also get access to entertainment content as well as sport, plus you can watch some content in 4K where available.

British Open Championship 2023 live stream with Kayo

Golf fans can stream the British Open Championship with Kayo. If you are yet to try Kayo, it offers a 7-day free trial, which means you could watch all the British Open at no cost.

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After your free trial, a Kayo One subscription costs $25 a month, allowing you to only view on 1 device at a time. The Basic package for the service costs $35 a month and enables users to watch 2 live streams at the same time. Meanwhile, a Premium subscription costs $35 a month and supports 3 simultaneous streams.

Kayo offers over 50 sports live and on demand. Besides a wide library of content, Kayo has a range of special features designed for sports fans, such as SpiltView, From Start, Kayo Minis and more.

It will feature 2 additional feeds per round in addition to the live coverage – featured groups from 8pm-5am daily and a Par 3 channel from 7.30pm – 5am daily. Kayo will also have additional on demand content including official films from the last 3 decades of The Open and the Live From The Open show, which will air after each round.

Kayo is compatible with Macs and PCs, plus iOS and Android devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, PlayStation 4 and 5, as well as selected Samsung, LG and Hisense smart TVs.

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