May 17, 2023
POSTED BY: Nicholas Venditti

PGA Championship 2023 Roundup

Golf fans have an exciting few days coming up as the PGA Championship 2023 approaches. Are you as excited as we are? 

As we await the second major tournament of the 2023 season, let's look at what to expect as the festivities begin, including the schedule, who qualified for the event, the purse, and more! 

Where is the 2023 PGA Championship Being Held? 

Golf fans will enjoy the 105th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York. The event is quickly approaching and will occur from May 18th to May 21st.

The host of this year's event has 36 holes and was designed by Donald J. Ross. The East Course hosts major tournaments. It hosted the PGA Championship previously in 1920, 2003, and 2013.

You can learn about where the tournament has been held in past years here. It was last held at the Oak Hill Country Club in 2013 with a purse of $8,000,000. The champion that year was Jason Dufner. 

Are you planning on attending? Check out some helpful resources for those planning a trip for the event on PGA Championship's website.

PGA Championship 2023 Schedule

What's happening, and when? We cover the Thursday, May 18th through Sunday, May 21st schedule below! 

Thursday, May 18th and Friday, May 19th

These days, the gate hours are planned from 6:15 am to 8:30 pm. Championship rounds are scheduled on these days from 7:00 am until the end of play. 

Saturday, May 20th and Sunday, May 21st

Gate hours are scheduled from 7:15 am until 8:00 pm on these days. Championship rounds are planned from 7:45 am through the end of play. 

After the end of play on Sunday, May 21st, the Wanamaker Trophy Presentation will take place. 

For more information on the schedule, visit the Spectator Guide!

Who Qualified for the 2023 PGA Championship? 

The field for the PGA Championship 2023 will be 156 at maximum. Eligibility requirements are detailed here

Those eligible include previous winners of the PGA Championship, the last five Masters winners, the last five U.S. Open winners, the last five Open Championships winners, the last three THE PLAYERS Championships winners, and more.  

On the PGA Tour website, there is a list of qualifiers for the majors and THE PLAYERS, including those who qualify for the PGA Championship. Those listed as qualifying for the PGA Championship are below: 

  • Steven Alker
  • Abraham Ancer
  • Adri Arnaus
  • Alex Beach
  • Rich Beem
  • Christiaan Bezuidenhout
  • Michael Block
  • Keegan Bradley
  • Hayden Buckley
  • Dean Burmester
  • Sam Burns
  • Matt Cahill
  • Patrick Cantlay
  • Paul Casey
  • Wyndham Clark
  • Eric Cole
  • Corey Conners
  • Anthony Cordes
  • Joel Dahmen
  • John Daly
  • Cam Davis
  • Jason Day
  • Bryson DeChambeau
  • Thomas Detry
  • Luke Donald
  • Jesse Droemer
  • Jason Dufner
  • Nico Echavarria
  • Harris English
  • Tony Finau
  • Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Tommy Fleetwood
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Ryan Fox
  • Chris French
  • Talor Gooch
  • Ben Griffin
  • Emiliano Grillo
  • Russell Grove
  • Adam Hadwin
  • Nick Hardy
  • Brian Harman
  • Padraig Harrington
  • Tyrrell Hatton
  • Russell Henley
  • Lucas Herbert
  • Kazuki Higa
  • Lee Hodges
  • Tom Hoge
  • Nicolai Højgaard
  • Rasmus Højgaard
  • Steve Holmes
  • Max Homa
  • Billy Horschel
  • Rikuya Hoshino
  • Beau Hossler
  • Viktor Hovland
  • Mark Hubbard
  • Mackenzie Hughes
  • Sungjae Im
  • Colin Inglis
  • Dustin Johnson
  • Zach Johnson
  • Sadom Kaewkanjana
  • Martin Kaymer
  • Ben Kern
  • J.J. Killeen
  • Si Woo Kim
  • Sihwan Kim
  • Tom Kim
  • Chris Kirk
  • Kevin Kisner
  • Kurt Kitayama
  • Greg Koch
  • Brooks Koepka
  • Matt Kuchar
  • Anirban Lahiri
  • Pablo Larrazábal
  • Thriston Lawrence
  • K.H. Lee
  • Min Woo Lee
  • David Lingmerth
  • Davis Love III
  • Shane Lowry
  • Robert MacIntyre
  • Hideki Matsuyama
  • Denny McCarthy
  • Rory McIlroy
  • Maverick McNealy
  • Adrian Meronk
  • Shaun Micheel
  • David Micheluzzi
  • Phil Mickelson
  • Keith Mitchell
  • Francesco Molinari
  • Taylor Montgomery
  • Taylor Moore
  • Collin Morikawa
  • Trey Mullinax
  • Matthew NeSmith
  • Joaquin Niemann
  • Alex Noren
  • Thorbjørn Olesen
  • Adrian Otaegui
  • Yannik Paul
  • Taylor Pendrith
  • Mito Pereira
  • Victor Perez
  • Thomas Pieters
  • Kenny Pigman
  • J.T. Poston
  • Seamus Power
  • Andrew Putnam
  • Jon Rahm
  • Chez Reavie
  • Patrick Reed
  • Gabe Reynolds
  • Davis Riley
  • Patrick Rodgers
  • Justin Rose
  • Sam Ryder
  • Chris Sanger
  • Xander Schauffele
  • Scottie Scheffler
  • Adam Schenk
  • Adam Scott
  • Braden Shattuck
  • Callum Shinkwin
  • Webb Simpson
  • Vijay Singh
  • Alex Smalley
  • Cameron Smith
  • Jordan Smith
  • John Somers
  • J.J. Spaun
  • Josh Speight
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Scott Stallings
  • Brendan Steele
  • Sepp Straka
  • Ockie Strydom
  • Justin Suh
  • Adam Svensson
  • Callum Tarren
  • Ben Taylor
  • Nick Taylor
  • Sahith Theegala
  • Justin Thomas
  • Davis Thompson
  • Brendon Todd
  • Harold Varner III
  • Jimmy Walker
  • Matt Wallace
  • Jeremy Wells
  • Danny Willett
  • Aaron Wise
  • Gary Woodland
  • Tiger Woods
  • Wyatt Worthington II
  • Brandon Wu
  • Y.E. Yang
  • Cameron Young
  • Will Zalatoris

Who can fans expect to see playing this week at Oak Hill Country Club for the PGA Championship 2023? A full list can be found here on the website for the PGA Championships. 

Find Stitch Golf on the Green at the 2023 PGA Championship

We’re excited to announce Stitch Golf’s sponsorship of Jimmy Walker, the 2016 PGA Championship winner, who you’ll see playing on the field this year. 

After spending most of the final day dueling with Jason Day, Walker shot a bogey-free round, finishing one stroke over Day and solidifying his win in the 98th PGA Championship. We can’t wait to see what he does this year. Keep your eyes out for him!

Frequently Asked Questions

What's the Purse for the 2023 PGA Championship? 

The purse is $15 million this year, the same amount as last year. The winner of the PGA Championship 2023 will win $2.7 million, while the second place will receive $1.635 million. Prize money is distributed through 50th place, and the smallest prize is $38,550. 

Who is Favored in the 2023 PGA Championship? 

Who will emerge victorious and take home that large amount of prize money? An article was published on the PGA Championship website about players who have the odds in their favor. The report listed Jason Day, Tyrrell Hatton, and Tommy Fleetwood. 

Final Thoughts

Time will tell who emerges victorious in the PGA Championship 2023! Who's your favorite player this year? 

As the event transpires, are you wondering how you can stay current with what's happening? A helpful article has been published on the PGA Champion website here to help fans locate all the coverage they need. 

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Have questions? Our team is ready to assist with whatever you need, so feel free to reach out.