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Amateur Championship Highlights to be broadcast on Sky Sports

Story published at 16:25, Tuesday, June 16th, 2015


Amateur ChampionshipHighlights of the 120th Amateur Championship will be broadcast over four days on Sky Sports 4 this week.

The Championship takes place from 15-20 June at Carnoustie and Panmure in Angus, Scotland and brings together an international field of top amateur golfers from 30 countries. A place in the 144th Open at St Andrews is at stake for the winner along with a berth in the 2016 US Open at Oakmont Country Club and, traditionally, an invitation to the Masters Tournament at Augusta.

The first two days of The Amateur Championship comprise stroke play qualifying over both courses before the field is cut to 64 and ties and the match play format finds the champion over the final four days’ play at Carnoustie.

The television coverage, which is presented by Rolex, will air on Sky Sports from Friday19 June to Monday 22 June and will include one hour programmes of the Final and the Semi-Finals and Quarter-Finals as well as 30 minute highlights programmes of the third and fourth rounds.

The schedule is as follows:

19 June 2015 16:30 17:00 Preview Programme
20 June 2015 04:30 05:00 Preview Programme
20 June 2015 07:30 08:00 Preview  Programme
20 June 2015 11:30 12:00 Preview  Programme
20 June 2015 15:00 16:00 Quarter Final & Semi Final Highlights
21 June 2015 04:00 05:00 Quarter Final & Semi Final Highlights
21 June 2015 07:00 08:00 Quarter Final & Semi Final Highlights
21 June 2015 11:00 12:00 Final Round Highlights
21 June 2015 15:00 16:00 Final Round Highlights
22 June 2015 04:00 05:00 Final Round Highlights
22 June 2015 11:00 12:00 Final Round Highlights
22 June 2015 16:00 17:00 Final Round Highlights
22 June 2015 20:00 21:00 Final Round Highlights
23 June 2015 00:00 01:00 Final Round Highlights

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