DIRECTV will be teeing up high-definition (HD) features to provide specialized coverage during the 2022 U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament on June 2 – June 5, 2022.
The 77th U.S. Women’s Open will take place on the greens and fairways of Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA), this year’s competitors are playing for a $10 million purse, which is nearly double last year’s $5.5 million prize thanks to the presenting sponsor, ProMedica.
The enhanced coverage of this major women’s tour event will include a HD featured mix with two mosaic views both in the morning (starting at 8:38 a.m. ET) and the afternoon (starting at 2:23 p.m. ET) throughout the tournament on channel 901. Coverage will also be simulcast on the USA and NBC Networks to ensure a well-rounded view of the event.
As an industry leader in HD content, DIRECTV is also delivering enhanced mosaic coverage of Roland-Garros (French Open) tennis tournament alongside additional interactive features. Similar treatment will be provided for the U.S. Men’s Open (June 10-16), Wimbledon (June 29 – July 3) and U.S. Open tennis tournament (August 29 – Sept. 4).
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What is the U.S. Women’s Open?
As one of nine golf championships put on by the USGA, the U.S. Women’s Open has been around the longest. This year marks its 77th return of the annual event. The championship also represents one of five as part of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) including Women’s PGA Championship, Women’s Open Championship, The Evian Championship and Chevron Championship.
How to Watch Women’s U.S. Open Golf?
On DIRECTV, the U.S. Women’s Open enhanced coverage can be viewed on channel 901 and additional views can be found simultaneously on the USA and NBC Networks. Supplemental coverage can also be found on Golf Channel.
Who is Competing?
There are 156 competitors in the 2022 U.S. Women’s Open including 11 of the event’s past winners and 13 who were runners-up. Also, one former U.S. Senior Women’s Open champion, five amateur champions, four NCAA D1 champions, two Olympic medalists and more will be in among the roster of elite participants. See the full list of attendees on the USGA website.
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