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PGA Championship Golf Tournament

Facts, figures, history, trivia for the final major of the golf season


Jason Dufner with the PGA Championship Wanamaker Trophy

2014 PGA Championship winner Jason Dufner admires the Wanamaker Trophy.

Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

The PGA Championship is one of golf's four major championships. It is played yearly at different courses and hosted by the Professional Golfers Association, a k a the PGA of America.

2014 Tournament
• When: Aug. 7-10
• Where: Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky

Poll: Which of these 10 golfers do you think is most likely to win the 2014 PGA Championship? (click your choice to cast vote)
1) Rickie Fowler
2) Sergio Garcia
3) Martin Kaymer
4) Rory McIlroy
5) Phil Mickelson
6) Justin Rose
7) Adam Scott
8) Jordan Spieth
9) Bubba Watson
10) Tiger Woods

Profile of Valhalla Golf Club
Check out the pars and yardages, the course designer and best-known features, plus the history and some fun trivia about Valhalla.
See also: Valhalla Photo Gallery

Previous PGA Championships at Valhalla
Valhalla has been the site of the PGA Championship twice before. Click to view the final scores and read a tourney recap:

2013 Tournament
Jason Dufner shot 63 in the second round, then went from the 8th hole of the third round until the 17th hole of the final round without making bogey. Add that up and throw in two other solid rounds, and you have a PGA Championship winner. Dufner finished at 10-under 270, winning by two strokes over Jim Furyk. It is Dufner's first major championship victory and his third PGA Tour victory. Scores/Recap

Final Leaders
Jason Dufner, 270
Jim Furyk, 272
Henrik Stenson, 273
Jonas Blixt, 274
Adam Scott, 275
Scott Piercy, 275
David Toms, 276
Rory McIlroy, 277
Dustin Johnson, 277
Jason Day, 277
Zach Johnson, 277

PGA Championship - Facts, Figures, Trivia

PGA Championship Winners & Scores
Check the list of winners through the years, going back to the first PGA Championship in 1916. Click on the year of the tournament to view the scores and read a recap of that year's event.
Related article: PGA Championship playoffs

PGA Champions Dinner
Like at The Masters, at the PGA Championship every year there is a Champions Dinner. What's on the menu? And did you know that defending PGA champs also give gifts when they host the dinner?

Take a PGA Championship Quiz
Just how well do you know your golf trivia? Try one of our PGA Championship quizzes to test your skills. You might even learn some cool facts!
Best golfers never to win PGA Championship
Best players in PGA Championship history

PGA Championship FAQs
When and where was the tournament first played? Who has won it most often? What is the cut rule and playoff format? Why is the trophy named what it is? Find answers to these questions and more.

PGA Championship Records
Look through this interesting list of tournament records. You're sure to find some interesting facts.

PGA Championship Courses
Where has each PGA Championship been played? See the list of championship golf courses.

Future Sites
2015Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wisc.
2016 – Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower Course), Springfield, N.J.
2017 - Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, N.C.

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