How To Watch The R&A Celebration Of Champions

Here's all the information you need for the R&A's Celebration of Champions, which gets underway Monday

The Claret Jug in front of the R&A Clubhouse
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Featuring a star-studded line-up, the R&A Celebration of Champions gets underway on Monday, with defending champion, Collin Morikawa, striking the first tee shot at 15.05 (BST).

As names like Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Lee Trevino and Georgia Hall descend upon St Andrews, it is set to be a fantastic event. The four-hole team format sees teams of four take on the 1st, 2nd, 17th and 18th holes of the famous Old Course, with the best two scores on each hole counting for each team.

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So, how can I tune in to watch the event? Well, it is very simple. The R&A Celebration of Champions is being broadcast live from St Andrews, with golf fans around the UK & Ireland able to watch on the television via Sky Sports.

It is also available to view digitally on and The Open’s YouTube channel. Fans can also follow the action via The Open Radio, The Open App and The Open’s various social channels.

The first tee shot will be struck at 15.05, with the full draw being announced on the morning of Monday 11th July. Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A, spoke about the event, saying: “We have planned a very special celebration of golf for fans to attend and I’m sure they will be excited at the prospect of watching the greatest names in golf, as well as the future stars of the sport, come together to play, over the Old Course at St Andrews.

McIlroy and Tiger stare on after hitting their tee shots

Tiger and McIlroy are just some of the names headlining the event

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“We are deliberately inviting a field that represents the past, present and future of this game we all love and reflects our purpose to ensure that golf is seen as welcoming, accessible and can be played by anyone who wants to. It will be a lot of fun and we look forward to revealing the full draw on Monday before enjoying a fitting celebration of this great Championship at the home of golf.”

Matt Cradock
Staff Writer

Matt joined Golf Monthly in February 2021 covering weekend news, before also transitioning to equipment and testing. After freelancing for Golf Monthly and The PGA for 18 months, he was offered a full-time position at the company in October 2022 and continues to cover weekend news and social media, as well as help look after Golf Monthly’s many buyers’ guides and equipment reviews.

Taking up the game when he was just seven years of age, Matt made it into his county squad just a year later and continues to play the game at a high standard, with a handicap of around 2-4. To date, his best round came in 2016, where he shot a six-under-par 66 having been seven-under through nine holes. He currently plays at Witney Lakes in Oxfordshire and his favourite player is Rory McIlroy, despite nearly being struck by his second shot at the 17th during the 2015 BMW PGA Championship.

Matt’s current What’s In The Bag?

Driver: Honma TW747, 8.75°

Fairway Wood: TaylorMade Rocketballz Stage 2, 15°, 19°

Hybrid: Adams Super Hybrid, 22°

Irons: Mizuno MP54, 5-PW

Wedges: Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Tour Satin, 50°, 56°, 60°

Putter: Cleveland TFI 2135 Satin Cero

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x