|Location||Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States|
|Course(s)||Southern Hills Country Club|
|Length||7,556 yards (6,909 m)|
|Organized by||PGA of America|
|Tour(s)|| PGA Tour |
Japan Golf Tour
|Format|| Stroke play (1958–present)|
Match play (1916–1957)
|Month played||May (formerly August)|
|Tournament record score|
|Aggregate||264 Brooks Koepka (2018)|
|To par||−20 Jason Day (2015)|
|2022 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 championships in professional golf.
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.
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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; [ citation needed ]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. 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 winner, Jim Barnes, received $500 and a diamond-studded gold medal donated by Rodman Wanamaker. The 2016 winner, Jimmy Walker, earned $1.8
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. 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.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
The state of New York has hosted 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 it invariably invites all of the top 100 (not just top 50) players who are not already qualified.[ citation needed ]
List of qualification criteria to date:
|Year||Winner||Score||To par||Margin of|
|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 |
|2,160,000|| Kiawah Island |
|Kiawah Island, South Carolina|
|2020||Collin Morikawa||267||−13||2 strokes|| Paul Casey |
|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 |
|1,890,000||Quail Hollow||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|2016||Jimmy Walker||266||−14||1 stroke||Jason Day||1,800,000|| Baltusrol |
|Springfield, New Jersey|
|2015||Jason Day||268||−20||3 strokes||Jordan Spieth||1,800,000|| Whistling Straits |
|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 |
|Rochester, New York|
|2012||Rory McIlroy||275||−13||8 strokes||David Lynn||1,445,000|| Kiawah Island |
|Kiawah Island, South Carolina|
|2011||Keegan Bradley||272||−8||Playoff||Jason Dufner||1,445,000|| Atlanta |
|Johns Creek, Georgia|
|2010||Martin Kaymer||277||−11||Playoff||Bubba Watson||1,350,000|| Whistling Straits |
|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 |
|1,350,000|| Oakland Hills |
|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)
|2005||Phil Mickelson||276||−4||1 stroke|| Thomas Bjørn |
|1,170,000|| Baltusrol |
|Springfield, New Jersey|
|2004||Vijay Singh (2)||280||−8||Playoff|| Chris DiMarco |
|1,125,000|| Whistling Straits |
|2003||Shaun Micheel||276||−4||2 strokes||Chad Campbell||1,080,000|| Oak Hill |
|Rochester, New York|
|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 |
|2000||Tiger Woods (2)||270||−18||Playoff||Bob May||900,000||Valhalla||Louisville, Kentucky|
|1999||Tiger Woods||277||−11||1 stroke||Sergio García||630,000|| Medinah |
(Course No. 3)
|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 |
|Mamaroneck, New York|
|1996||Mark Brooks||277||−11||Playoff||Kenny Perry||430,000||Valhalla||Louisville, Kentucky|
|1995||Steve Elkington||267||−17||Playoff||Colin Montgomerie||360,000||Riviera||Pacific Palisades, California|
|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 |
Jim Gallagher Jr.
|280,000||Bellerive||St. Louis, Missouri|
|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 |
|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 |
|125,000||Shoal Creek||Birmingham, Alabama|
|1983||Hal Sutton||274||−10||1 stroke||Jack Nicklaus||100,000||Riviera||Pacific Palisades, California|
|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 |
|1980||Jack Nicklaus (5)||274||−6||7 strokes||Andy Bean||60,000|| Oak Hill |
|Rochester, New York|
|1979||David Graham||272||−8||Playoff||Ben Crenshaw||60,000|| Oakland Hills |
|1978||John Mahaffey||276||−8||Playoff|| Jerry Pate |
|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 |
|45,000|| Congressional |
|1975||Jack Nicklaus (4)||276||−4||2 strokes||Bruce Crampton||45,000|| Firestone |
|1974||Lee Trevino||276||−4||1 stroke||Jack Nicklaus||45,000|| Tanglewood Park |
|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 |
|45,000|| Oakland Hills |
|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 |
|40,000||Southern Hills||Tulsa, Oklahoma|
|1969||Raymond Floyd||276||−8||1 stroke||Gary Player||35,000|| NCR |
|1968||Julius Boros||281||+1||1 stroke|| Bob Charles |
|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 |
|1965||Dave Marr||280||−4||2 strokes|| Billy Casper |
|25,000||Laurel Valley||Ligonier, Pennsylvania|
|1964||Bobby Nichols||271||−9||3 strokes|| Jack Nicklaus |
|1963||Jack Nicklaus||279||−5||2 strokes||Dave Ragan||13,000|| Dallas |
|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 |
|1959||Bob Rosburg||277||−3||1 stroke|| Jerry Barber |
|8,250||Minneapolis||St. Louis Park, Minnesota|
|1958||Dow Finsterwald||276||−4||2 strokes||Billy Casper||5,500||Llanerch||Havertown, Pennsylvania|
|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 |
|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||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 |
|1927||Walter Hagen (5)||1 up||Joe Turnesa||Cedar Crest||Dallas, Texas|
|1926||Walter Hagen (4)||5 and 3||Leo Diegel|| Salisbury |
|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 |
|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||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|
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|
|1922||64||sectional||1st two rounds|
|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.
|Course/State/Region||Number||State No.||Region No.|
|Blue Hill Country Club||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||3|
|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||13|
|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|
|PGA National Golf Club||1|
|Atlanta Athletic Club||3|
|Baltimore Country Club||1|
|Congressional Country Club||1|
|Total North Carolina||3|
|Kiawah Island Golf Resort||2|
|Total South Carolina||2|
|Hermitage Country Club||1|
|Total South Atlantic||13|
|Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club||2|
|Big Spring Country Club||1|
|Valhalla Golf Club||3|
|Total East South Central||6|
|Oak Tree Golf Club||1|
|Southern Hills Country Club||5|
|Twin Hills Golf & Country Club||1|
|Cedar Crest Country Club||1|
|Dallas Athletic Club||1|
|Pecan Valley Golf Club||1|
|Total West South Central||10|
|Flossmoor Country Club||1|
|Kemper Lakes Golf Club||1|
|Medinah Country Club||2|
|Olympia Fields Country Club||2|
|Crooked Stick Golf Club||1|
|French Lick Springs Resort||1|
|Birmingham Country Club||1|
|Meadowbrook Country Club||1|
|Oakland Hills Country Club||3|
|Plum Hollow Country Club||1|
|Canterbury Golf Club||1|
|Columbus Country Club||1|
|Firestone Country Club||3|
|Miami Valley Golf Club||1|
|Moraine Country Club||1|
|NCR Country Club||1|
|Scioto Country Club||1|
|Blue Mound Golf & Country Club||1|
|Total East North Central||29|
|Hazeltine National Golf Club||2|
|Keller Golf Course||2|
|Minneapolis Golf Club||1|
|Bellerive Country Club||2|
|Norwood Hills Country Club||1|
|Total West North Central||8|
|Cherry Hills Country Club||2|
|Columbine Country Club||1|
|Hillcrest Country Club||1|
|Pebble Beach Golf Links||1|
|Riviera Country Club||2|
|TPC Harding Park||1|
|Portland Golf Club||1|
|Manito Golf and Country Club||1|
|Sahalee Country Club||1|
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|2023||105th||Oak Hill Country Club||Rochester, New York||May 18–21||1980, 2003, 2013|
|2024||106th||Valhalla Golf Club||Louisville, Kentucky||May 16–19||1996, 2000, 2014|
|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|
|2034||116th||PGA Frisco||Frisco, Texas||TBD||2027|
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The Bethpage Black Course is a public golf course at Bethpage State Park on Long Island, New York. Opened in 1936, it was designed by Bethpage State Park superintendent Joseph H. Burbeck, who was also responsible for the park's Blue and Red Courses in the mid-1930s. Brief consultation was also provided by noted golf architect A. W. Tillinghast. It is the most difficult of Bethpage's five courses, and is known for the warning sign at the first tee, placed in the early 1980s, which reads "The Black Course Is An Extremely Difficult Course Which We Recommend Only For Highly Skilled Golfers."
The PGA Tour is the organizer of the main professional golf tours played by men in the United States and North America. It organizes most of the events on the flagship annual series of tournaments also known as the PGA Tour, as well as PGA Tour Champions and the Korn Ferry Tour, as well as PGA Tour Canada, PGA Tour Latinoamérica, and PGA Tour China. The PGA Tour is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, a suburb southeast of Jacksonville. Originally established by the Professional Golfers' Association of America, it was spun off in December 1968 into a separate organization for tour players, as opposed to club professionals, the focal members of today's PGA of America. Originally the "Tournament Players Division", it adopted the name "PGA Tour" in 1975 and runs most of the week-to-week professional golf events on the tournament known as the PGA Tour, including The Players Championship, hosted at TPC Sawgrass; the FedEx Cup, with its finale at The Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club; and the biennial Presidents Cup. The remaining events on the PGA Tour are run by different organizations, as are the U.S.-based LPGA Tour for women and other men's and women's professional tours around the world.
Brooks Koepka is an American professional golfer who plays on the LIV Golf tour. In October 2018, he became World Number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for 47 weeks after winning the 2018 CJ Cup. He won the U.S. Open in 2017 and 2018, and the PGA Championship in 2018 and 2019, becoming the first golfer in history to hold back-to-back titles in two majors simultaneously. He started his career on the European Challenge Tour and eventually the European Tour. He played college golf at Florida State University.
The 2017 PGA Championship was the 99th PGA Championship, held August 10–13 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. This was the first major at Quail Hollow, which is a regular stop on the PGA Tour.
The 2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational was a professional golf tournament held August 3–6 on the South Course of Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. It was the 19th WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tournament, and the third of the World Golf Championships events in 2017.
The 2018 PGA Championship was the 100th PGA Championship, held August 9–12 at Bellerive Country Club in Town and Country, Missouri, a suburb west of St. Louis. This was the second PGA Championship (1992) and third major held at Bellerive. It was also scheduled to be the last held in the month of August. Just before the 2017 tournament, the PGA announced that the Championship would move to May in 2019.
The 2019 PGA Championship was the 101st edition of the PGA Championship, and the second of golf's four major championships in 2019, held May 16–19 at the Black Course in Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale, New York. This was the first edition under the new schedule in which the PGA Championship is the second major of the year, having previously been the final one for decades. It was the third major and first PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, which hosted U.S. Opens in 2002 and 2009, won by Tiger Woods and Lucas Glover, respectively.
The 2020 PGA Championship was the 102nd edition of the PGA Championship, and the first of golf's three major championships played in 2020. It was held August 6–9 at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California, having originally been scheduled for May 14–17. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was the first major played in over a year, and had no spectators in attendance. It was the first major held at Harding Park, which had previously hosted World Golf Championship events in 2005 and 2015, and the 2009 Presidents Cup.
The 2021 PGA Championship was the 103rd PGA Championship, held May 20–23 in South Carolina at Kiawah Island Golf Resort's Ocean Course on Kiawah Island. It was the second major championship at the Ocean Course; the PGA Championship in August 2012 was won by Rory McIlroy.