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PGA Championship

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What is the PGA Championship?

The PGA Championship is an annual major professional golf tournament of the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA).

It is one of the four PGA tournaments that are considered major tournaments, along with the Masters, the US Open, and the Open Championship.

The PGA Championship is part of the PGA Tour, a year-long season of professional golf tournaments. However, despite its name, it is not the final event of the tour. It is a 72-hole tournament. The location of the event changes from year to year.

When is the PGA Championship?

The 2021 PGA Championship will take place from May 20–23, 2021, at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, South Carolina.

The PGA Championship is typically held in the summer, most often in mid-August, but its dates vary.

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Where does PGA Championship come from?

The Professional Golfers’ Association was formed in 1916, and the first PGA Championship was held later that year at the Siwanoy Country Club in New York. The PGA Championship was one of several major golf tournaments incorporated into the PGA Tour.

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Watching PGA championship in my room,that's some crazy rain falling!Green keepers and drainage system doing a great job though #raindelay
@NiallOfficial, August 10, 2014
Rickie, Phil, Henrik and Rory are ON FIRE. Amazing play at the PGA Championship.
@espn, August 10, 2014
Of course, Brooks Koepka is the two-time defending champion, and he'll try to become the first player to three-peat at the PGA Championship in the stroke-play era (since 1958).
Mark Schlabach, ESPN, August 3, 2020
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  • The winner of the first and second PGA Championship was James Barnes.
  • The winner of the PGA Championship is awarded the Wanamaker Trophy, named for Rodman Wanamaker, who was instrumental in the formation of the PGA.
  • Jack Nicklaus and Walter Hagen are tied for the most PGA Championship wins at five each.

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