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PGA championshipSpectacular golf -- and spectacular photo ops -- are waiting when the PGA Championship returns in 2021 at the Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, South Carolina from May 17-23.

Just up ahead, check out the complete TV schedule, along with PGA Championship trivia and fun facts, and related resources about one of the biggest tournaments on the PGA calendar.


PGA Championship 2021 TV schedule

US television coverage in 2021 encompasses more than 20 hours of air time including early round and morning coverage on ESPN' with the final two rounds televised live on CBS.

In Canada, the PGA Championship traditionally airs on TSN and in the UK on Sky Sports.

all times ET

THURSDAY, May 20

Round One
ESPN

1-7 PM

FRIDAY, May 21

Round Two
ESPN

1-7 PM

SATURDAY, May 22

Round Three
ESPN
10 AM-1 PM
CBS
2 PM - 7 PM
SUNDAY, May 23

Final Round
ESPN

10 AM-1 PM
CBS

2 PM - 7 PM


kiawah island golf resot
The 2021 PGA Championship will return to Kiawah Island SC where Rory McIlroy captured the
Wanamaker Trophy in 2012 by a record eight strokes in Kiawah's first-ever major golf championship.

This year marks the 103rd edition of the PGA Championship, as thousands of golf fans line up for the hottest ticket in professional golf. That includes the deepest international field of players competing for the coveted Wanamaker Trophy with winnings totaling a whopping $2 million.

PGA Championship ticket prices ranging from $25 for a Monday practice round ticket to $550 for a week-long ticket package. Tickets go on sale to the general public in October 2020.

NOTE: Having been held without spectators in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the PGA Championship in is limiting fans to 10,000 on each day of the tournament in 2021.


DID YOU KNOW? PGA Championship fun facts

wanamaker trophy
The Wanamaker Trophy.

• The PGA Championship trophy, one of the largest in golf, is named after department store magnate Rodman Wanamaker, himself a keen golfer and in part responsible for founding the PGA.

• The silver Wanamaker Trophy measures 28 inches high and 27 inches across at its widest point. It weighs 27 pounds.

• Today, a replica of the Wanamaker Trophy is given to each year's winner and the original is kept at the PGA Historical Center in Port Lucie, Florida.

• The purse for the first PGA Championship back in 1916 was $2,580, with $500 going to the winner. The winner’s share hit $100,000 for the first time in 1983 and $1 million for the first time in 2003.

• American-born players have won 77 PGA Championships. South Africa and Australia are next with four each -- followed by Scotland, England and Fiji with two each.

• In the modern era, Jack Nicklaus holds the most PGA Championship titles with five, followed by Tiger Woods with four.

 

More about the PGA Championship around the Web:

Elsewhere on the Web, check out top sites reporting on all the action with player profiles, interviews, video clips, picture galleries and the latest headlines as the annual PGA Championship draws near.

2021 PGA Championship - Check out the official site with details on the golf course along with ticket information and online ordering, scores, player profiles and video clips,

PGA Championship - Wikipedia - Get deep background on the tournament with historical highlights and trivia, records, notable winners, dates and venues of future PGA Championships, related references and resources.

BBC SPORT | Golf - Watch for classic coverage of this year's championship with the Beeb's usual top-notch video and audio reports, live updates, news features, schedule, standings, and player profiles.

 
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