Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up his putt on the 12th green during the first round of the British Open golf championship at Royal St George's in Sandwich.

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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is among the favourites to lift the Claret Jug after his win at the US Open last month but where can the casual golf fan watch this year's tournament?

The BBC will provide live coverage of the 140th Open Championship at Royal St George's in Sandwich, which runs from Thursday 14 July until Sunday 17 July, 2011.

In the U.K., the tournament will be shown live online exclusively on the BBC (license-fee required), with match highlights and live streaming also available on the website.

In the U.S.A, The Open Championship's official website will provide coverage for the entire event, as well as highlights and up-to-date reports.

In addition, The Open's iPhone and Android apps will also provide live coverage.

So all you have to do is sit back and enjoy what should be an enthralling weekend of golf.