The US Open Golf Championship is one of the anticipated and exciting golf events of the year. This year’s US Open (120th) will usher in another set of players to compete for the title. The world’s known greatest golfers are returning to the west course to compete in the 2020 Open event. This great event has produced memorable moments since time memorial in U.S. Fox sports is the official broadcaster of the United States Open Golf event with the 12 year USGA deal having exclusive rights to the tournaments up to 2026. Coverage is by Fox, over the air and fox sports via cable. Are you a direct TV customer? Get to enjoy the US Open Champions live in 4k HDR on Channel 105 on Direct TV.
There is the availability of an additional 4K HDR content from FOX at the time the featured group is not active. That’s an amazing golf content in 4K HDR lifelike clarity. Here we have rounded everything you need to know on this year’s US Open.
When Is US Open 2020?
In 2020 the US Open will run from Thursday 18th June to Sunday 21st June.
Where Will The US Open 2020 Be Held?
This tournament will be held at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck in New York. It will be the 5th one to be hosted at Winged Foot.
After the FIFA world cup was assigned channel 106 the US Open in 4K was moved to channel 105. You need an ultra HD TV to view the 4K programming but on your PC you will see ‘programming info not available’ notification on channel 105. The US Open Golf Tournament begins with USGA celebration of champions; a 4-hole exhibition that features amateurs and professionals at holes 10 and 13. The 4K HDR broadcast follows a featured group of golf players which will get you closer to them from the start to the end. The 4k camera crew uses 5G in sending live 4K; high dynamic range streams in the United States for viewing by the Fox Sports customers on Direct TV.
FOX Sports got into cooperation with the fox innovation lab and partners Intel, AT&T, and Ericsson in 2018 during the 118th US Open to use the 5G technology in streaming the 4k video over 5G for nationwide broadcast. The provision of 5g radios, simulated network cores, baseband and 4K video decoders done by Ericsson, provision of the Intel 5g mobile trial platform by Intel and then use of millimeter-wave spectrum by AT&T in the deliverance of the 5G connection.
This 5G wireless technology transmitted 4K HDR images from two cameras at Shinnecock Hills golf club positioned on the par3 7th hole through the fox production truck to the viewers. 5g was broadly deployed by Intel and partners, which was known to offer new abilities to the broadcasters and consumers alike and in the future, it may be used in the delivery of real-time virtual reality views to the viewers from the course.