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PGA Championship
Tournament information
Location Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Established 1916
Course(s) Valhalla Golf Club
Par 71
Length 7,394 yards (6,761 m)
Organized by PGA of America
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Japan Golf Tour
Format Stroke play (1958–present)
Match play (1916–1957)
Prize fund US$18,500,000
Month played May (formerly August)
Tournament record score
Aggregate 263 Xander Schauffele (2024)
To par −21 Xander Schauffele (2024)
Current champion
United States Xander Schauffele
2024 PGA Championship

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

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 and the European Tour for the following five 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.


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 Saint Andrew's Golf Club in New York. In addition, and at the same time as the amateur event, Saint 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; consequently, golf historians have dubbed Wykagyl "The Cradle of the PGA." The new organization's first president was Robert White, one of Wykagyl's best-known golf professionals.

The first PGA Championship was held in October 1916 at Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York. 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.


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, 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.

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.

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.


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. 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, and the 104th was held at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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


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." For a time, the tournament used the slogan "This is Major" as a replacement.


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.


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.

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.

As of 2023, the qualification criteria are as follows:

  • 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).
  • 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).


Stroke play era winners

Year Winner Score To par Margin of
Runner(s)-up Winner's
share ($)
Venue Location
2024 United States Xander Schauffele 263 −21 1 stroke United States Bryson DeChambeau 3,330,000 Valhalla Louisville, Kentucky
2023 United States Brooks Koepka (3) 271 −9 2 strokes Norway Viktor Hovland
United States Scottie Scheffler
3,150,000 Oak Hill
(East Course)
Rochester, New York
2022 United States Justin Thomas (2) 275 −5 Playoff United States Will Zalatoris 2,700,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
2021 United States Phil Mickelson (2) 282 −6 2 strokes United States Brooks Koepka
South Africa Louis Oosthuizen
2,160,000 Kiawah Island
(Ocean Course)
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
2020 United States Collin Morikawa 267 −13 2 strokes England Paul Casey
United States Dustin Johnson
1,980,000 TPC Harding Park San Francisco, California
2019 United States Brooks Koepka (2) 272 −8 2 strokes United States Dustin Johnson 1,980,000 Bethpage Black Farmingdale, New York
2018 United States Brooks Koepka 264 −16 2 strokes United States Tiger Woods 1,980,000 Bellerive Town and Country, Missouri
2017 United States Justin Thomas 276 −8 2 strokes Italy Francesco Molinari
South Africa Louis Oosthuizen
United States Patrick Reed
1,890,000 Quail Hollow Charlotte, North Carolina
2016 United States Jimmy Walker 266 −14 1 stroke Australia Jason Day 1,800,000 Baltusrol
(Lower Course)
Springfield, New Jersey
2015 Australia Jason Day 268 −20 3 strokes United States Jordan Spieth 1,800,000 Whistling Straits
(Straits Course)
Kohler, Wisconsin
2014 Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy (2) 268 −16 1 stroke United States Phil Mickelson 1,800,000 Valhalla Louisville, Kentucky
2013 United States Jason Dufner 270 −10 2 strokes United States Jim Furyk 1,445,000 Oak Hill
(East Course)
Rochester, New York
2012 Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy 275 −13 8 strokes England David Lynn 1,445,000 Kiawah Island
(Ocean Course)
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
2011 United States Keegan Bradley 272 −8 Playoff United States Jason Dufner 1,445,000 Atlanta
(Highlands Course)
Johns Creek, Georgia
2010 Germany Martin Kaymer 277 −11 Playoff United States Bubba Watson 1,350,000 Whistling Straits
(Straits Course)
Kohler, Wisconsin
2009 South Korea Yang Yong-eun 280 −8 3 strokes United States Tiger Woods 1,350,000 Hazeltine National Chaska, Minnesota
2008 Republic of Ireland Pádraig Harrington 277 −3 2 strokes United States Ben Curtis
Spain Sergio García
1,350,000 Oakland Hills
(South Course)
Bloomfield, Michigan
2007 United States Tiger Woods (4) 272 −8 2 strokes United States Woody Austin 1,260,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
2006 United States Tiger Woods (3) 270 −18 5 strokes United States Shaun Micheel 1,224,000 Medinah
(Course No. 3)
Medinah, Illinois
2005 United States Phil Mickelson 276 −4 1 stroke Denmark Thomas Bjørn
Australia Steve Elkington
1,170,000 Baltusrol
(Lower Course)
Springfield, New Jersey
2004 Fiji Vijay Singh (2) 280 −8 Playoff United States Chris DiMarco
United States Justin Leonard
1,125,000 Whistling Straits
(Straits Course)
Kohler, Wisconsin
2003 United States Shaun Micheel 276 −4 2 strokes United States Chad Campbell 1,080,000 Oak Hill
(East Course)
Rochester, New York
2002 United States Rich Beem 278 −10 1 stroke United States Tiger Woods 990,000 Hazeltine National Chaska, Minnesota
2001 United States David Toms 265 −15 1 stroke United States Phil Mickelson 936,000 Atlanta
(Highlands Course)
Duluth, Georgia
2000 United States Tiger Woods (2) 270 −18 Playoff United States Bob May 900,000 Valhalla Louisville, Kentucky
1999 United States Tiger Woods 277 −11 1 stroke Spain Sergio García 630,000 Medinah
(Course No. 3)
Medinah, Illinois
1998 Fiji Vijay Singh 271 −9 2 strokes United States Steve Stricker 540,000 Sahalee Sammamish, Washington
1997 United States Davis Love III 269 −11 5 strokes United States Justin Leonard 470,000 Winged Foot
(West Course)
Mamaroneck, New York
1996 United States Mark Brooks 277 −11 Playoff United States Kenny Perry 430,000 Valhalla Louisville, Kentucky
1995 Australia Steve Elkington 267 −17 Playoff Scotland Colin Montgomerie 360,000 Riviera Pacific Palisades, California
1994 Zimbabwe Nick Price (2) 269 −11 6 strokes United States Corey Pavin 310,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
1993 United States Paul Azinger 272 −12 Playoff Australia Greg Norman 300,000 Inverness Club Toledo, Ohio
1992 Zimbabwe Nick Price 278 −6 3 strokes United States John Cook
England Nick Faldo
United States Jim Gallagher Jr.
United States Gene Sauers
280,000 Bellerive St. Louis, Missouri
1991 United States John Daly 276 −12 3 strokes United States Bruce Lietzke 230,000 Crooked Stick Carmel, Indiana
1990 Australia Wayne Grady 282 −6 3 strokes United States Fred Couples 225,000 Shoal Creek Birmingham, Alabama
1989 United States Payne Stewart 276 −12 1 stroke United States Andy Bean
United States Mike Reid
United States Curtis Strange
200,000 Kemper Lakes Kildeer, Illinois
1988 United States Jeff Sluman 272 −12 3 strokes United States Paul Azinger 160,000 Oak Tree Edmond, Oklahoma
1987 United States Larry Nelson (2) 287 −1 Playoff United States Lanny Wadkins 150,000 PGA National Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
1986 United States Bob Tway 276 −8 2 strokes Australia Greg Norman 145,000 Inverness Club Toledo, Ohio
1985 United States Hubert Green 278 −6 2 strokes United States Lee Trevino 125,000 Cherry Hills Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
1984 United States Lee Trevino (2) 273 −15 4 strokes South Africa Gary Player
United States Lanny Wadkins
125,000 Shoal Creek Birmingham, Alabama
1983 United States Hal Sutton 274 −10 1 stroke United States Jack Nicklaus 100,000 Riviera Pacific Palisades, California
1982 United States Raymond Floyd (2) 272 −8 3 strokes United States Lanny Wadkins 65,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
1981 United States Larry Nelson 273 −7 4 strokes United States Fuzzy Zoeller 60,000 Atlanta
(Highlands Course)
Duluth, Georgia
1980 United States Jack Nicklaus (5) 274 −6 7 strokes United States Andy Bean 60,000 Oak Hill
(East Course)
Rochester, New York
1979 Australia David Graham 272 −8 Playoff United States Ben Crenshaw 60,000 Oakland Hills
(South Course)
Bloomfield, Michigan
1978 United States John Mahaffey 276 −8 Playoff United States Jerry Pate
United States Tom Watson
50,000 Oakmont Plum, Pennsylvania
1977 United States Lanny Wadkins 282 −6 Playoff United States Gene Littler 45,000 Pebble Beach Pebble Beach, California
1976 United States Dave Stockton (2) 281 +1 1 stroke United States Raymond Floyd
United States Don January
45,000 Congressional
(Blue Course)
Bethesda, Maryland
1975 United States Jack Nicklaus (4) 276 −4 2 strokes Australia Bruce Crampton 45,000 Firestone
(South Course)
Akron, Ohio
1974 United States Lee Trevino 276 −4 1 stroke United States Jack Nicklaus 45,000 Tanglewood Park
(Championship Course)
Clemmons, North Carolina
1973 United States Jack Nicklaus (3) 277 −7 4 strokes Australia Bruce Crampton 45,000 Canterbury Beachwood, Ohio
1972 South Africa Gary Player (2) 281 +1 2 strokes United States Tommy Aaron
United States Jim Jamieson
45,000 Oakland Hills
(South Course)
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
1971 United States Jack Nicklaus (2) 281 −7 2 strokes United States Billy Casper 40,000 PGA National Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
1970 United States Dave Stockton 279 −1 2 strokes United States Bob Murphy
United States Arnold Palmer
40,000 Southern Hills Tulsa, Oklahoma
1969 United States Raymond Floyd 276 −8 1 stroke South Africa Gary Player 35,000 NCR
(South Course)
Dayton, Ohio
1968 United States Julius Boros 281 +1 1 stroke New Zealand Bob Charles
United States Arnold Palmer
25,000 Pecan Valley San Antonio, Texas
1967 United States Don January 281 −7 Playoff United States Don Massengale 25,000 Columbine Columbine Valley, Colorado
1966 United States Al Geiberger 280 E 4 strokes United States Dudley Wysong 25,000 Firestone
(South Course)
Akron, Ohio
1965 United States Dave Marr 280 −4 2 strokes United States Billy Casper
United States Jack Nicklaus
25,000 Laurel Valley Ligonier, Pennsylvania
1964 United States Bobby Nichols 271 −9 3 strokes United States Jack Nicklaus
United States Arnold Palmer
18,000 Columbus Columbus, Ohio
1963 United States Jack Nicklaus 279 −5 2 strokes United States Dave Ragan 13,000 Dallas
(Blue Course)
Dallas, Texas
1962 South Africa Gary Player 278 −2 1 stroke United States Bob Goalby 13,000 Aronimink Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
1961 United States Jerry Barber 277 −3 Playoff United States Don January 11,000 Olympia Fields Olympia Fields, Illinois
1960 United States Jay Hebert 281 +1 1 stroke Australia Jim Ferrier 11,000 Firestone
(South Course)
Akron, Ohio
1959 United States Bob Rosburg 277 −3 1 stroke United States Jerry Barber
United States Doug Sanders
8,250 Minneapolis St. Louis Park, Minnesota
1958 United States Dow Finsterwald 276 −4 2 strokes United States Billy Casper 5,500 Llanerch Havertown, Pennsylvania

Match play era winners

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


Match play era details

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.

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 region

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 4
Total Kentucky 4
Total East South Central 7
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


  • Most wins: 5, Jack Nicklaus, Walter Hagen
  • Most runner-up finishes: 4, Jack Nicklaus
  • Oldest winner: Phil Mickelson in 2021 (50 years, 11 months)
  • Youngest winner: Gene Sarazen in 1922 (20 years, 174 days)
  • Greatest winning margin in the match play era: Paul Runyan beat Sam Snead 8 & 7 in 1938
  • Greatest winning margin in the stroke play era: 8 strokes, Rory McIlroy in 2012
  • Lowest absolute 72-hole score: 264, Brooks Koepka (69-63-66-66), 2018
  • Lowest 72-hole score in relation to par: −20, Jason Day (68-67-66-67=268) in 2015
    • This is the lowest score in relation to par at any major championship.
    • Koepka's 2018 score was −16. The 2018 site, Bellerive Country Club, played to par 70, while the 2015 site, the Straits Course at Whistling Straits, played to par 72. (Bellerive played to par 71 when it hosted in 1992, and the Straits Course also played to par 72 when it hosted in 2004 and 2010.)
  • Lowest 18-hole score: 62 – Xander Schauffele, 1st round, 2024
  • Most frequent venues:
    • 5 PGA Championships: Southern Hills Country Club – 1970, 1982, 1994, 2007, 2022
    • 4 PGA Championships: Oak Hill Country Club, East Course – 1980, 2003, 2013, 2023
    • 4 PGA Championships: Valhalla Golf Club – 1996, 2000, 2014, 2024
    • 3 PGA Championships: Atlanta Athletic Club, Highlands Course – 1981, 2001, 2011
    • 3 PGA Championships: Firestone Country Club, South Course – 1960, 1966, 1975
    • 3 PGA Championships: Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course – 1972, 1979, 2008
    • 3 PGA Championships: Oakmont Country Club – 1922, 1951, 1978
    • 3 PGA Championships: Whistling Straits, Straits Course – 2004, 2010, 2015


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. The ESPN telecasts are co-produced with CBS Sports, mirroring the broadcast arrangements used by ESPN for the Masters Tournament. ESPN BET also holds the title of "Official Sports Betting Sponsor" of the PGA Championship. With this partnership, they also feature an alternate betting telecast "ESPN BET at the PGA Championship", which runs two hours daily during the tournament.

Future sites

Year Edition Course Location Dates Hosted
2025 107th Quail Hollow Club Charlotte, North Carolina May 15–18 2017
2026 108th Aronimink Golf Club Newtown Square, Pennsylvania May 14–17 1962
2027 109th PGA Frisco Frisco, Texas May 20–23 Never
2028 110th Olympic Club 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 Bethesda, Maryland TBD 1976
2031 113th Kiawah Island Golf Resort Kiawah Island, South Carolina TBD 2012, 2021
2032 114th Not yet awarded
2033 115th Not yet awarded
2034 116th PGA Frisco Frisco, Texas TBD 2027


See also

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