PGA Championship

The PGA Championship is the second of the four major championships held each year in professional golf. First held in 1916, the event is hosted by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America and is the only one of the majors exclusively for professional players. Jack Nicklaus and Walter Hagen are the most successful players at the PGA Championship, having both won the event five times.


When is the PGA Championship?

The PGA Championship takes place every year and as of 2019, will be played in May over the weekend before the US holiday of Memorial Day (held on the last Monday in May). Previously the event had been held in mid-August.

The 2020 event was originally due to be held between the 14th and 17th May 2020, however was put back to later in the year due to the Coronavirus pandemic and will now take between the 6th and 9th August 2020.


Where is the PGA Championship?

The event is held at a different course in the US each year, primarily on the east coast. The 2020 PGA Championship however will be played on the west coast for the first time since 1998 at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California.

Address: 99 Harding Rd, San Francisco, CA 94132, United States


How do I get there?

TPC Harding Park is located approximately 12 miles west of downtown San Francisco in California.

Air: San Francisco International Airport is one of the busiest in the United States, being a major gateway to Europe and Asia whilst serving much of North America. The airport is approximately 15 miles south of the golf course and can easily be reached by taxi.

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Driving Directions from Downtown San Francisco (approx 12 miles)
Take US-101 S. Merge onto I-280 S toward Daly City for 4.25 miles. Take the exit for John Daly Blvd. Turn right onto John Daly Blvd for approx. 1 mile. Turn right onto Skyline Blvd/CA-35 N for approx. 2.0 miles. Turn right onto Harding Road.

Driving Directions from the Peninsula
From US-101 N merge onto I-380 W toward I-280/San Bruno. Merge onto I-280 N toward San Francisco for 2 miles. Take the exit for John Daly Blvd/Westlake (49A). Turn left on John Daly Blvd for approx. 1 mile. Turn right onto Skyline Blvd/CA-35 N for approx. 2.0 miles. Turn right onto Harding Rd.

Driving Directions from North Bay
From US-101 S via the left ramp toward San Francisco (Golden Gate Bridge). Merge onto CA-1 S toward 19th Ave/Golden Gate Park for 5.20 miles. Turn right onto Sloat for 1.15 miles. Turn slight left onto Skyline Blvd/CA-35 S for 0.65 miles. Turn left onto Harding Rd.

Driving Directions from Oakland (approx 20 miles)
Take I-580 towards San Francisco. Take ramp (left) onto I-80 towards San Francisco. I-80 becomes US-101 S. Merge onto I-280 S toward Daly City for 4.25 miles. Take the exit for John Daly Blvd. Turn right onto John Daly Blvd for approx. 1 mile. Turn right onto Skyline Blvd/CA-35 N for approx. 2.0 miles. Turn right onto Harding Road.

Driving Directions from Sacramento (approx 100 miles)
Take I-80 W over Oakland Bay Bridge. I-80 becomes US-101 S (approx. 2 miles). Merge onto I-280 S toward Daly City for 4.25 miles.
Take the exit for John Daly Blvd. Turn right onto John Daly Blvd for approx. 1 mile. Turn right onto Skyline Blvd/CA-35 N for approx. 2.0 miles. Turn right onto Harding Rd.


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How do I get tickets to the PGA Championship?

For the 2020 tournament, Practice Round tickets start at $30, whilst Championship Round tickets start at $115.

Tickets are available to purchase through the official PGA Championship website here.


Future PGA Championship’s

20th-23rd May 2021 – Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Ocean Course), Kiawah Island, South Carolina

19th-22nd May 2022 – Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, New Jersey

18th-21st May 2023 – Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York

16th-19th May 2024 – Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Kentucky

14th-17th May 2026 – Aronimink Golf Club, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

20th-23rd May 2027 – PGA Frisco, Frisco, Texas

18th-21st May 2028 – Olympic Club, San Francisco, California

17th-20th May 2029 – Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, New Jersy

2031 – Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Maryland

2034 – PGA Frisco, Frisco, Texas


Further Information

PGA Championship Official Website

TPC Harding Park Official Website


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