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All four rounds of British Open shown live on ESPN beginning in '10

Updated: November 13, 2008, 9:15 PM ET
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The British Open will air exclusively on ESPN beginning in 2010.

ESPN and The R&A announced on Thursday an eight-year agreement that will place all four rounds of The Open Championship live on ESPN beginning in 2010. ESPN will televise 34 live hours of play over the four days and produce six hours of encore highlights coverage over the weekend for ABC.

The deal will also provide expanded digital media rights as well as television and digital media rights for ESPN International.

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