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Well, it isn’t a nail-biting conclusion driving an extra day of play in this year’s U.S. Open — it’s mother nature, as rain plagued the golf tournament this weekend. But it’s on these unexpected extra days of play that online video gets to shine. Last year’s […]

Well, it isn’t a nail-biting conclusion driving an extra day of play in this year’s U.S. Open — it’s mother nature, as rain plagued the golf tournament this weekend. But it’s on these unexpected extra days of play that online video gets to shine.

Last year’s Monday U.S. Open finale generated millions of streams, though that was more about the drama of a heated race between Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate. The “other” U.S. Open (for tennis) was also rain delayed to a Monday last year, and pulled in 300,000 viewers.

Woods is seven behind going into the fourth round today, so some of the star wattage has dimmed (though to be honest, I don’t play golf so maybe that’s not so bad; correct me in the comments). But for golf fans stuck at work, they should turn their browsers to NBCSports.com for live coverage starting at 9 a.m. EDT (that’s 6 a.m. for us West Coasters). Or, if your ISP has aligned itself with ESPN360 (a touchy subject), you can check out coverage on ESPN360.com.

  1. what about outside of the US?

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  2. [...] Where to Watch the (Delayed) U.S. Open [NewTeeVee] [...]

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  4. [...] a big week for NBCSports.com. After a rain-delayed U.S. Open Golf Championship spilled over into a live-streamed Monday finale, the sporting world now turns its eyes to Wimbledon, where the grand-pappy of tennis tournaments [...]

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  5. If like me you want to watch live coverage of the US Open but are outside of the US then you might be interested to know you can get live streamed coverage in Asia http://www.totalsports.tv/Sports/Tennis/Events/US-Open-Tennis-2009

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  6. [...] in a row that the Men’s Final was pushed to Monday, following weather delays in both 2008 and 2009. But CBS Sports and the US Open had already planned to stream more than 600 hours of championship [...]

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