PGA Championship

The PGA Championship (often referred to as the US PGA Championship or USPGA outside the United States[1][2][3]) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America. It is one of the four men's major championships in professional golf.

PGA Championship
Tournament information
LocationPittsford, New York, United States
Established1916
Course(s)Oak Hill Country Club
Par70
Length7,394 yards (6,761 m)
Organized byPGA of America
Tour(s)PGA Tour
European Tour
Japan Golf Tour
FormatStroke play (1958–present)
Match play (19161957)
Prize fundUS$18,000,000
Month playedMay (formerly August)
Tournament record score
Aggregate264[a] Brooks Koepka (2018)
To par−20[a] Jason Day (2015)
Current champion
United States Brooks Koepka
2023 PGA Championship
Location Map
Oak Hill CC is located in the United States
Oak Hill CC
Oak Hill CC
Location in the United States
Oak Hill CC is located in New York
Oak Hill CC
Oak Hill CC
Location in New York

It was formerly played in mid-August on the third weekend before Labor Day weekend, serving as the fourth and final men's major of the golf season. Beginning in 2019, the tournament is played in May on the weekend before Memorial Day, as the season's second major following the Masters Tournament in April. It is an official money event on the PGA Tour, European Tour, and Japan Golf Tour, with a purse of $11 million for the 100th edition in 2018.

In line with the other majors, winning the PGA gains privileges that improve career security. PGA champions are automatically invited to play in the other three majors (Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, and The Open Championship) and The Players Championship for the next five years, and are eligible for the PGA Championship for life. They receive membership on the PGA Tour for the following five seasons and on the European Tour for the following seven seasons. The PGA Championship is the only one of the four majors that is exclusively for professional players.

The PGA Championship has been held at various venues. Some of the early sites are now quite obscure, but in recent years, the event has generally been played at a small group of celebrated courses.

HistoryEdit

In 1894, with 41 golf courses operating in the United States, two unofficial national championships for amateur golfers were organized. One was held at Newport Country Club in Rhode Island, and the other at St. Andrew's Golf Club in New York. In addition, and at the same time as the amateur event, St. Andrew's conducted an Open championship for professional golfers. None of the championships was officially sanctioned by a governing body for American golf, causing considerable controversy among players and organizers. Later in 1894 this led to the formation of the United States Golf Association (USGA), which became the first formal golf organization in the country. After the formation of the USGA, golf quickly became a sport of national popularity and importance.

In February 1916 the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA) was established in New York City. One month earlier, the wealthy department store owner Rodman Wanamaker hosted a luncheon with the leading golf professionals of the day at the Wykagyl Country Club in nearby New Rochelle. The attendees prepared the agenda for the formal organization of the PGA;[4] consequently, golf historians have dubbed Wykagyl "The Cradle of the PGA."[5] The new organization's first president was Robert White, one of Wykagyl's best-known golf professionals.[citation needed]

The first PGA Championship was held in October 1916 at Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York.[6] The winner, Jim Barnes, received $500 and a diamond-studded gold medal donated by Rodman Wanamaker. The 2016 winner, Jimmy Walker, earned $1.8 million. The champion is also awarded a replica of the Wanamaker Trophy, which was also donated by Wanamaker, to keep for one year, and a smaller-sized keeper replica Wanamaker Trophy.[7][8]

FormatEdit

The PGA Championship was originally a match play event in the early fall, but it varied from May to December. After World War II, the championship was usually in late May or late June, then moved to early July in 1953 and a few weeks later in 1954, with the finals played on Tuesday. As a match play event (with a stroke play qualifier), it was not uncommon for the finalists to play over 200 holes in seven days. The 1957 event lost money,[9] and at the PGA meetings in November it was changed to stroke play, starting in 1958, with the standard 72-hole format of 18 holes per day for four days, Thursday to Sunday. Network television broadcasters, preferring a large group of well-known contenders on the final day, pressured the PGA of America to make the format change.[10]

During the 1960s, the PGA Championship was played the week after The Open Championship five times, making it virtually impossible for players to compete in both majors. In 1965, the PGA was contested for the first time in August, and returned in 1969, save for a one-year move to late February in 1971, played in Florida. The 2016 event was moved to late July, two weeks after the Open Championship, to accommodate the 2016 Summer Olympics in August.[11]

Before the 2017 edition, it was announced that the PGA Championship would be moved to May on the weekend before Memorial Day, beginning in 2019. The PGA Tour concurrently announced that it would move its Players Championship back to March the same year; it had been moved from March to May in 2007. The PGA of America cited the addition of golf to the Summer Olympics, as well as cooler weather enabling a wider array of options for host courses, as reasoning for the change. It was also believed that the PGA Tour wished to re-align its season so that the FedEx Cup Playoffs would not have to compete with the start of football season in late-August.[12][13][14]

LocationEdit

The PGA Championship has normally been played in the eastern half of the United States except eleven times, most recently in 2020 at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco.[15] It was the first for the Bay Area, returning to California after a quarter century. Prior to 2020, it was last played in the Pacific time zone in 1998, at Sahalee east of Seattle. (The Mountain time zone has hosted three editions, all in suburban Denver, in 1941, 1967, and 1985.) The 103rd PGA Championship was held at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort's Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, South Carolina[16] and the 104th was held at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma.[17]

The state of New York has hosted thirteen times, followed by Ohio (11) and Pennsylvania (9).

PromotionEdit

The tournament was previously promoted with the slogan "Glory's Last Shot". In 2013, the tagline was dropped in favor of "The Season's Final Major", as suggested by PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem while discussing the allowance of a one-week break in its schedule before the Ryder Cup. Finchem had argued that the slogan was not appropriate as it weakened the stature of events that occur after it, such as the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoffs. PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua explained that they had also had discussions with CBS, adding that "it was three entities that all quickly came to the same conclusion that, you know what, there's just not much in that tag line and we don't feel it's doing much for the PGA Championship, so let's not stick with it. Let's think what else is out there."[18][19] For a time, the tournament used the slogan "This is Major" as a replacement.[20][21]

TrophyEdit

The Wanamaker Trophy, named after businessman and golfer Rodman Wanamaker, stands nearly 2.5 feet (75 cm) tall and weighs 27 pounds (12 kg). The trophy was lost, briefly, for a few years until it showed up in 1930 in the cellar of L.A. Young and Company. Ironically, this cellar was in the factory which made the clubs for the man responsible for losing it, Walter Hagen. Hagen claimed to have trusted a taxi driver with the precious cargo, but it never returned to his hotel. There is a smaller replica trophy that the champion gets to keep permanently, but the original must be returned for the following years tournament.[22]

QualificationEdit

The PGA Championship was established for the purpose of providing a high-profile tournament specifically for professional golfers at a time when they were generally not held in high esteem in a sport that was largely run by wealthy amateurs. This origin is still reflected in the entry system for the Championship. It is the only major that does not explicitly invite leading amateurs to compete (it is possible for amateurs to get into the field, although the only viable ways are by winning one of the other major championships, or winning a PGA Tour event while playing on a sponsor's exemption), and the only one that reserves so many places, 20 of 156, for club professionals. These slots are determined by the top finishers in the PGA Professional Championship, which is held in late April.

Since December 1968, the PGA Tour has been independent of the PGA of America.[23][24][25]

The PGA Tour is an elite organization of tournament professionals, but the PGA Championship is still run by the PGA of America, which is mainly a body for club and teaching professionals. The PGA Championship is the only major that does not explicitly grant entry to the top 50 players in the Official World Golf Ranking, although special exemptions are commonly given to players in the top 100 (not just top 50) of the ranking who are not already qualified.[26]

As of 2023, the qualification criteria are as follows:[27]

  • Former PGA Champions.
  • Winners of the last five U.S. Opens.
  • Winners of the last five Masters.
  • Winners of the last five Open Championships.
  • Winners of the last three The Players Championships.
  • Top 3 on the Official World Golf Ranking International Federation Ranking List (criterion added in 2023).[27]
  • The current Senior PGA Champion.
  • The low 15 scorers and ties in the previous PGA Championship.
  • The 20 low scorers in the last PGA Professional Championship.
  • The 70 leaders in PGA Championship points list (based on official money earned on the PGA Tour since the previous PGA Championship).
  • Members of the most recent United States and European Ryder Cup Teams who are ranked the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking as of one week before the start of the tournament.
  • Any tournament winner co-sponsored or approved by the PGA Tour since the previous PGA Championship .
  • The PGA of America reserves the right to invite additional players not included in the categories listed above.
  • The total field is a maximum of 156 players. Vacancies are filled by the first available player from the list of alternates (those below 70th place in official money standings).

WinnersEdit

Stroke play era winnersEdit

Year Winner Score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up Winner's
share ($)
Venue Location
2023   Brooks Koepka (3) 271 -9 2 strokes   Viktor Hovland
  Scottie Scheffler
3,150,000 Oak Hill
(East Course)
Rochester, New York[b]
2022   Justin Thomas (2) 275 −5 Playoff   Will Zalatoris 2,700,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
2021   Phil Mickelson (2) 282 −6 2 strokes   Brooks Koepka
  Louis Oosthuizen
2,160,000 Kiawah Island
(Ocean Course)
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
2020   Collin Morikawa 267 −13 2 strokes   Paul Casey
  Dustin Johnson
1,980,000 TPC Harding Park San Francisco, California
2019   Brooks Koepka (2) 272 −8 2 strokes   Dustin Johnson 1,980,000 Bethpage Black Farmingdale, New York
2018   Brooks Koepka 264 −16 2 strokes   Tiger Woods 1,980,000 Bellerive Town and Country, Missouri
2017   Justin Thomas 276 −8 2 strokes   Francesco Molinari
  Louis Oosthuizen
  Patrick Reed
1,890,000 Quail Hollow Charlotte, North Carolina
2016   Jimmy Walker 266 −14 1 stroke   Jason Day 1,800,000 Baltusrol
(Lower Course)
Springfield, New Jersey
2015   Jason Day 268 −20 3 strokes   Jordan Spieth 1,800,000 Whistling Straits
(Straits Course)
Kohler, Wisconsin[c]
2014   Rory McIlroy (2) 268 −16 1 stroke   Phil Mickelson 1,800,000 Valhalla Louisville, Kentucky
2013   Jason Dufner 270 −10 2 strokes   Jim Furyk 1,445,000 Oak Hill
(East Course)
Rochester, New York[b]
2012   Rory McIlroy 275 −13 8 strokes   David Lynn 1,445,000 Kiawah Island
(Ocean Course)
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
2011   Keegan Bradley 272 −8 Playoff   Jason Dufner 1,445,000 Atlanta
(Highlands Course)
Johns Creek, Georgia[d]
2010   Martin Kaymer 277 −11 Playoff   Bubba Watson 1,350,000 Whistling Straits
(Straits Course)
Kohler, Wisconsin[c]
2009   Yang Yong-eun 280 −8 3 strokes   Tiger Woods 1,350,000 Hazeltine National Chaska, Minnesota
2008   Pádraig Harrington 277 −3 2 strokes   Ben Curtis
  Sergio García
1,350,000 Oakland Hills
(South Course)
Bloomfield, Michigan
2007   Tiger Woods (4) 272 −8 2 strokes   Woody Austin 1,260,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
2006   Tiger Woods (3) 270 −18 5 strokes   Shaun Micheel 1,224,000 Medinah
(Course No. 3)
Medinah, Illinois
2005   Phil Mickelson 276 −4 1 stroke   Thomas Bjørn
  Steve Elkington
1,170,000 Baltusrol
(Lower Course)
Springfield, New Jersey
2004   Vijay Singh (2) 280 −8 Playoff   Chris DiMarco
  Justin Leonard
1,125,000 Whistling Straits
(Straits Course)
Kohler, Wisconsin[c]
2003   Shaun Micheel 276 −4 2 strokes   Chad Campbell 1,080,000 Oak Hill
(East Course)
Rochester, New York[b]
2002   Rich Beem 278 −10 1 stroke   Tiger Woods 990,000 Hazeltine National Chaska, Minnesota
2001   David Toms 265 −15 1 stroke   Phil Mickelson 936,000 Atlanta
(Highlands Course)
Duluth, Georgia[d]
2000   Tiger Woods (2) 270 −18 Playoff   Bob May 900,000 Valhalla Louisville, Kentucky[e]
1999   Tiger Woods 277 −11 1 stroke   Sergio García 630,000 Medinah
(Course No. 3)
Medinah, Illinois
1998   Vijay Singh 271 −9 2 strokes   Steve Stricker 540,000 Sahalee Sammamish, Washington
1997   Davis Love III 269 −11 5 strokes   Justin Leonard 470,000 Winged Foot
(West Course)
Mamaroneck, New York
1996   Mark Brooks 277 −11 Playoff   Kenny Perry 430,000 Valhalla Louisville, Kentucky[e]
1995   Steve Elkington 267 −17 Playoff   Colin Montgomerie 360,000 Riviera Pacific Palisades, California[f]
1994   Nick Price (2) 269 −11 6 strokes   Corey Pavin 310,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
1993   Paul Azinger 272 −12 Playoff   Greg Norman 300,000 Inverness Club Toledo, Ohio
1992   Nick Price 278 −6 3 strokes   John Cook
  Nick Faldo
  Jim Gallagher Jr.
  Gene Sauers
280,000 Bellerive St. Louis, Missouri[g]
1991   John Daly 276 −12 3 strokes   Bruce Lietzke 230,000 Crooked Stick Carmel, Indiana
1990   Wayne Grady 282 −6 3 strokes   Fred Couples 225,000 Shoal Creek Birmingham, Alabama
1989   Payne Stewart 276 −12 1 stroke   Andy Bean
  Mike Reid
  Curtis Strange
200,000 Kemper Lakes Kildeer, Illinois
1988   Jeff Sluman 272 −12 3 strokes   Paul Azinger 160,000 Oak Tree Edmond, Oklahoma
1987   Larry Nelson (2) 287 −1 Playoff   Lanny Wadkins 150,000 PGA National Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
1986   Bob Tway 276 −8 2 strokes   Greg Norman 145,000 Inverness Club Toledo, Ohio
1985   Hubert Green 278 −6 2 strokes   Lee Trevino 125,000 Cherry Hills Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
1984   Lee Trevino (2) 273 −15 4 strokes   Gary Player
  Lanny Wadkins
125,000 Shoal Creek Birmingham, Alabama
1983   Hal Sutton 274 −10 1 stroke   Jack Nicklaus 100,000 Riviera Pacific Palisades, California[f]
1982   Raymond Floyd (2) 272 −8 3 strokes   Lanny Wadkins 65,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
1981   Larry Nelson 273 −7 4 strokes   Fuzzy Zoeller 60,000 Atlanta
(Highlands Course)
Duluth, Georgia[d]
1980   Jack Nicklaus (5) 274 −6 7 strokes   Andy Bean 60,000 Oak Hill
(East Course)
Rochester, New York[b]
1979   David Graham 272 −8 Playoff   Ben Crenshaw 60,000 Oakland Hills
(South Course)
Bloomfield, Michigan
1978   John Mahaffey 276 −8 Playoff   Jerry Pate
  Tom Watson
50,000 Oakmont Plum, Pennsylvania
1977   Lanny Wadkins 282 −6 Playoff   Gene Littler 45,000 Pebble Beach Pebble Beach, California
1976   Dave Stockton (2) 281 +1 1 stroke   Raymond Floyd
  Don January
45,000 Congressional
(Blue Course)
Bethesda, Maryland
1975   Jack Nicklaus (4) 276 −4 2 strokes   Bruce Crampton 45,000 Firestone
(South Course)
Akron, Ohio
1974   Lee Trevino 276 −4 1 stroke   Jack Nicklaus 45,000 Tanglewood Park
(Championship Course)
Clemmons, North Carolina
1973   Jack Nicklaus (3) 277 −7 4 strokes   Bruce Crampton 45,000 Canterbury Beachwood, Ohio
1972   Gary Player (2) 281 +1 2 strokes   Tommy Aaron
  Jim Jamieson
45,000 Oakland Hills
(South Course)
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
1971   Jack Nicklaus (2) 281 −7 2 strokes   Billy Casper 40,000 PGA National Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
1970   Dave Stockton 279 −1 2 strokes   Bob Murphy
  Arnold Palmer
40,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
1969   Raymond Floyd 276 −8 1 stroke   Gary Player 35,000 NCR
(South Course)
Dayton, Ohio
1968   Julius Boros 281 +1 1 stroke   Bob Charles
  Arnold Palmer
25,000 Pecan Valley San Antonio, Texas
1967   Don January 281 −7 Playoff   Don Massengale 25,000 Columbine Columbine Valley, Colorado
1966   Al Geiberger 280 E 4 strokes   Dudley Wysong 25,000 Firestone
(South Course)
Akron, Ohio
1965   Dave Marr 280 −4 2 strokes   Billy Casper
  Jack Nicklaus
25,000 Laurel Valley Ligonier, Pennsylvania
1964   Bobby Nichols 271 −9 3 strokes   Jack Nicklaus
  Arnold Palmer
18,000 Columbus Columbus, Ohio
1963   Jack Nicklaus 279 −5 2 strokes   Dave Ragan 13,000 Dallas
(Blue Course)
Dallas, Texas
1962   Gary Player 278 −2 1 stroke   Bob Goalby 13,000 Aronimink Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
1961   Jerry Barber 277 −3 Playoff   Don January 11,000 Olympia Fields Olympia Fields, Illinois
1960   Jay Hebert 281 +1 1 stroke   Jim Ferrier 11,000 Firestone
(South Course)
Akron, Ohio
1959   Bob Rosburg 277 −3 1 stroke   Jerry Barber
  Doug Sanders
8,250 Minneapolis St. Louis Park, Minnesota
1958   Dow Finsterwald 276 −4 2 strokes   Billy Casper 5,500 Llanerch Havertown, Pennsylvania

Match play era winnersEdit

Year Winner Score Runner-up Winners
share ($)
Venue Location
1957   Lionel Hebert 2 and 1   Dow Finsterwald 8,000 Miami Valley Dayton, Ohio
1956   Jack Burke Jr. 3 and 2   Ted Kroll 5,000 Blue Hill Canton, Massachusetts
1955   Doug Ford 4 and 3   Cary Middlecoff 5,000 Meadowbrook Detroit, Michigan
1954   Chick Harbert 4 and 3   Walter Burkemo 5,000 Keller Maplewood, Minnesota
1953   Walter Burkemo 2 and 1   Felice Torza 5,000 Birmingham Birmingham, Michigan
1952   Jim Turnesa 1 up   Chick Harbert 3,500 Big Spring Louisville, Kentucky
1951   Sam Snead (3) 7 and 6   Walter Burkemo 3,500 Oakmont Plum, Pennsylvania
1950   Chandler Harper 4 and 3   Henry Williams Jr. 3,500 Scioto Columbus, Ohio
1949   Sam Snead (2) 3 and 2   Johnny Palmer 3,500 Hermitage Richmond, Virginia
1948   Ben Hogan (2) 7 and 6   Mike Turnesa 3,500 Norwood Hills St. Louis, Missouri
1947   Jim Ferrier 2 and 1   Chick Harbert 3,500 Plum Hollow Detroit, Michigan
1946   Ben Hogan 6 and 4   Ed Oliver 3,500 Portland Portland, Oregon
1945   Byron Nelson (2) 4 and 3   Sam Byrd 3,750 Moraine Dayton, Ohio
1944   Bob Hamilton 1 up   Byron Nelson 3,500 Manito Spokane, Washington
1943: No tournament due to World War II
1942   Sam Snead 2 and 1   Jim Turnesa 1,000 Seaview Atlantic City, New Jersey
1941   Vic Ghezzi 38 holes   Byron Nelson 1,100 Cherry Hills Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
1940   Byron Nelson 1 up   Sam Snead 1,100 Hershey
(West Course)
Hershey, Pennsylvania
1939   Henry Picard 37 holes   Byron Nelson 1,100 Pomonok Flushing, New York
1938   Paul Runyan (2) 8 and 7   Sam Snead 1,100 The Shawnee Smithfield Township, Pennsylvania
1937   Denny Shute (2) 37 holes   Harold McSpaden 1,000 Pittsburgh O'Hara Township, Pennsylvania
1936   Denny Shute 3 and 2   Jimmy Thomson 1,000 Pinehurst Resort
(No. 2 Course)
Pinehurst, North Carolina
1935   Johnny Revolta 5 and 4   Tommy Armour 1,000 Twin Hills Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1934   Paul Runyan 38 holes   Craig Wood 1,000 The Park Williamsville, New York
1933   Gene Sarazen (3) 5 and 4   Willie Goggin 1,000 Blue Mound Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
1932   Olin Dutra 4 and 3   Frank Walsh 1,000 Keller Maplewood, Minnesota
1931   Tom Creavy 2 and 1   Denny Shute 1,000 Wannamoisett Rumford, Rhode Island
1930   Tommy Armour[h] 1 up   Gene Sarazen Fresh Meadow Queens, New York
1929   Leo Diegel (2) 6 and 4   Johnny Farrell Hillcrest Los Angeles, California
1928   Leo Diegel 6 and 5   Al Espinosa Baltimore
(East Course)
Timonium, Maryland
1927   Walter Hagen (5) 1 up   Joe Turnesa Cedar Crest Dallas, Texas
1926   Walter Hagen (4) 5 and 3   Leo Diegel Salisbury
(Red Course)
East Meadow, New York
1925   Walter Hagen (3) 6 and 5   Bill Mehlhorn Olympia Fields Olympia Fields, Illinois
1924   Walter Hagen (2) 2 up   Jim Barnes French Lick Springs
(Hill Course)
French Lick, Indiana
1923   Gene Sarazen (2) 38 holes   Walter Hagen Pelham Pelham Manor, New York
1922   Gene Sarazen 4 and 3   Emmet French 500 Oakmont Plum, Pennsylvania
1921   Walter Hagen 3 and 2   Jim Barnes 500 Inwood Inwood, New York
1920   Jock Hutchison[h] 1 up   J. Douglas Edgar 500 Flossmoor Flossmoor, Illinois
1919   Jim Barnes (2) 6 and 5   Fred McLeod 500 Engineers Roslyn Harbor, New York
1917–18: No tournament due to World War I
1916   Jim Barnes 1 up   Jock Hutchison 500 Siwanoy Bronxville, New York

Source:[28]

Match play era detailsEdit

The table below lists the field sizes and qualification methods for the match play era. All rounds were played over 36 holes except as noted in the table.[29]

Years Field size Qualification 18 hole rounds
1916–21 32 sectional*
1922 64 sectional 1st two rounds
1923 64 sectional
1924–34 32 36 hole qualifier
1935–41 64 36 hole qualifier 1st two rounds
1942–45 32 36 hole qualifier
1946–55 64 36 hole qualifier 1st two rounds
1956 128 sectional 1st four rounds
1957 128 sectional 1st four rounds, consolation matches (3rd-8th place)

* In 1921, the field consisted of the defending champion and the top 31 qualifiers from the 1921 U.S. Open.

Summary by course, state and regionEdit

Summary by course, state and region
Course/State/Region Number State No. Region No.
Blue Hill Country Club 1
Total Massachusetts 1
Wannamoisett Country Club 1
Total Rhode Island 1
Total New England 2
Baltusrol Golf Club 2
Seaview Country Club 1
Total New Jersey 3
Bethpage Black Course 1
Engineers Country Club 1
Fresh Meadow Country Club 1
Inwood Country Club 1
Oak Hill Country Club 4
Pelham Country Club 1
Pomonok Country Club 1
Salisbury Golf Club 1
Siwanoy Country Club 1
The Park Country Club 1
Winged Foot Golf Club 1
Total New York 14
Aronimink Golf Club 1
Hershey Country Club 1
Laurel Valley Golf Club 1
Llanerch Country Club 1
Oakmont Country Club 3
Pittsburgh Field Club 1
The Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort 1
Total Pennsylvania 9
Total Mid-Atlantic 25
PGA National Golf Club 1
Total Florida 1
Atlanta Athletic Club 3
Total Georgia 3
Baltimore Country Club 1
Congressional Country Club 1
Total Maryland 2
Pinehurst Resort 1
Quail Hollow 1
Tanglewood Park 1
Total North Carolina 3
Kiawah Island Golf Resort 2
Total South Carolina 2
Hermitage Country Club 1
Total Virginia 1
Total South Atlantic 13
Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club 2
Total Alabama 2
Big Spring Country Club 1
Valhalla Golf Club 3
Total Kentucky 4
Total East South Central 6
Oak Tree Golf Club 1
Southern Hills Country Club 5
Twin Hills Golf & Country Club 1
Total Oklahoma 7
Cedar Crest Country Club 1
Dallas Athletic Club 1
Pecan Valley Golf Club 1
Total Texas 3
Total West South Central 10
Flossmoor Country Club 1
Kemper Lakes Golf Club 1
Medinah Country Club 2
Olympia Fields Country Club 2
Total Illinois 6
Crooked Stick Golf Club 1
French Lick Springs Resort 1
Total Indiana 2
Birmingham Country Club 1
Meadowbrook Country Club 1
Oakland Hills Country Club 3
Plum Hollow Country Club 1
Total Michigan 6
Canterbury Golf Club 1
Columbus Country Club 1
Firestone Country Club 3
Inverness Club 2
Miami Valley Golf Club 1
Moraine Country Club 1
NCR Country Club 1
Scioto Country Club 1
Total Ohio 11
Blue Mound Golf & Country Club 1
Whistling Straits 3
Total Wisconsin 4
Total East North Central 29
Hazeltine National Golf Club 2
Keller Golf Course 2
Minneapolis Golf Club 1
Total Minnesota 5
Bellerive Country Club 2
Norwood Hills Country Club 1
Total Missouri 3
Total West North Central 8
Cherry Hills Country Club 2
Columbine Country Club 1
Total Colorado 3
Total Mountain 3
Hillcrest Country Club 1
Pebble Beach Golf Links 1
Riviera Country Club 2
TPC Harding Park 1
Total California 5
Portland Golf Club 1
Total Oregon 1
Manito Golf and Country Club 1
Sahalee Country Club 1
Total Washington 2
Total Pacific 8

RecordsEdit

BroadcastingEdit

The PGA Championship is televised in the United States by CBS and ESPN. Beginning 2020, ESPN holds rights to early-round and weekend morning coverage, and will air supplemental coverage through its digital subscription service ESPN+ prior to weekday coverage and during weekend broadcast windows. CBS holds rights to weekend-afternoon coverage. Both contracts run through 2030, with ESPN's contract replacing a prior agreement with TNT. CBS has televised the PGA Championship since 1991, when it replaced ABC.[30][31][32] The ESPN telecasts are co-produced with CBS Sports, mirroring the broadcast arrangements used by ESPN for the Masters Tournament.[33]

Future sitesEdit

Year Edition Course Location Dates Hosted
2024 106th Valhalla Golf Club Louisville, Kentucky May 16–19 1996, 2000, 2014
2025 107th Quail Hollow Club[34] Charlotte, North Carolina May 15–18 2017
2026 108th Aronimink Golf Club[35][36] Newtown Square, Pennsylvania May 14–17 1962
2027 109th PGA Frisco[36] Frisco, Texas May 20–23 Never
2028 110th Olympic Club[37] San Francisco, California May 18–21 Never
2029 111th Baltusrol Golf Club Springfield, New Jersey May 17–20 2005, 2016
2030 112th Congressional Country Club[38] Bethesda, Maryland TBD 1976
2031 113th Not yet awarded
2032 114th Not yet awarded
2033 115th Not yet awarded
2034 116th PGA Frisco Frisco, Texas TBD 2027

Source:[39]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Equals record for all major championships.
  2. ^ a b c d The club has a Rochester postal address, but is located in the adjacent town of Pittsford.
  3. ^ a b c The course has a Kohler postal address, but is located in the unincorporated community of Haven.
  4. ^ a b c The club is in a portion of the postal area of Duluth that became part of the newly incorporated city of Johns Creek in 2006. Although the club continues to be served by the Duluth post office, it now states its postal address as Johns Creek.
  5. ^ a b At that time, the club had a Louisville postal address, but was located in unincorporated Jefferson County. In 2003, the governments of Louisville and Jefferson County merged, putting the club within the political boundaries of Louisville.
  6. ^ a b Pacific Palisades is a neighborhood in Los Angeles with its own postal identity.
  7. ^ The club has a St. Louis postal address, but is located in the suburb of Town and Country.
  8. ^ a b These players were British born, but they were based in the United States when they won the PGA Championship, and they became U.S. citizens: Tommy Armour – Born in Scotland but moved to the U.S. in the early 1920s and became a U.S. citizen in 1942. Jock Hutchison – Born in Scotland. He became a U.S. citizen in 1920.

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