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PGA Championship 2020 tee times, TV coverage, live stream & more to watch Thursday's Round 1

PGA Championship 2020 tee times, TV coverage, live stream & more to watch Thursday's Round 1 1

The first major championship of the 2020 golf season is finally here: The 2020 PGA Championship.

The PGA Championship is unique this year, not just for its postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also because it features several tantalizing storylines, not least of which is World No. 6 golfer Brooks Koepka attempting to win the tournament an unprecedented third time in a row.

With that, here is everything you need to know about the 2020 PGA Championship, including a list of tee times (updated daily), the complete TV schedule, purse, odds and more.

MORE: Watch the PGA Championship live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)

Watch the PGA Championship live

For the first time in 30 years, ESPN will have a share of the broadcast rights for the tournament alongside CBS. The former will air six hours’ worth of coverage in Rounds 1 and 2 on Thursday and Friday, respectively, followed by three-hour broadcasts on Saturday and Sunday. CBS will take over the weekend coverage once the leaders tee off on those respective days. Here is the full breakdown for the PGA Championship TV schedule (all times Eastern):

DateTimeTV channel
Thursday, Aug. 64-10 p.m. ETESPN, fuboTV
Friday, Aug. 74-10 p.m. ETESPN, fuboTV
Saturday, Aug. 81-4 p.m. ET / 4-10 p.m. ETESPN / CBS, fuboTV
Sunday, Aug. 9noon-3 p.m. ET / 3-9 p.m. ETESPN / CBS, fuboTV

ESPN+ will stream six live hours on Thursday and Friday, starting with the first tee shot each day, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. It will also provide featured group coverage for 12 consecutive hours both of those days. On the weekend, it will also stream live coverage of the event prior to the live TV broadcast on ESPN. Those with an active cable subscription can simulcast the event on either CBS All Access or WatchESPN, depending on which network is broadcasting at the time. Another option is fuboTV, which streams live sports and is offering a seven-day free trial.

PGA Championship tee times 2020

Here is the complete list of PGA Championship tee times and groupings for Thursday’s Round 1:

Round 1: Thursday, Aug. 6

(All times Eastern)

Tee No. 1

Tee timeGrouping
10 a.m.Brian Harman, Jeff Hart, C.T. Pan
10:11 a.m.Andrew Landry, Rod Perry, Nate Lashley
10:22 a.m.Sung Kang, John O’Leary, Dylan Frittelli
10:33 a.m.Erik Van Rooyen, Russell Henley, Carlos Ortiz
10:44 a.m.Ryan Palmer, Kevin Kisner, Michael Thompson
10:55 a.m.Bud Cauley, Lucas Glover, Tyrrell Hatton
11:06 a.m.Alex Beach, Rich Beem, Shaun Micheel
11:17 a.m.Rafa Cabrera Bello, Ryo Ishikawa, Jason Kokrak
11:28 a.m.Bernd Wiesberger, Danny Lee, Vaughn Taylor
11:39 a.m.Keith Mitchell, Matthias Schwab, Brendan Steele
11:50 a.m.Joel Dahmen, Luke List, Victor Perez
12:01 p.m.Mike Lorenzo-Vera, Marty Jertson, Tom Lewis
12:12 p.m.David Muttitt, Mackenzie Hughes, Harris English
3:30 p.m.Tyler Duncan, J.R. Roth, Christiaan Bezuidenhout
3:41 p.m.Lanto Griffin, Rich Berberian Jr., Joost Luiten
3:52 p.m.Jim Herman, Rob Labritz, Shaun Norris
4:03 p.m.Adam Hadwin, Brandt Snedeker, Xinjun Zhang
4:14 p.m.Kevin Na, Patrick Reed, Robert MacIntyre
4:25 p.m.Matthew Wolff, Bubba Watson, Graeme McDowell
4:36 p.m.Tommy Fleetwood, Viktor Hovland, Hideki Matsuyama
4:47 p.m.Rickie Fowler, Bryson DeChambeau, Adam Scott
4:58 p.m.Jon Rahm, Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia
5:09 p.m.Paul Casey, Ian Poulter, Webb Simpson
5:20 p.m.Matt Wallace, Matt Kuchar, Marc Leishman
5:31 p.m.Sepp Straka, Ryan Vermeer, Si Woo Kim
5:42 p.m.Sebastian Munoz, Justin Bertsch, Benjamin Herbert
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Tee No. 10

Tee timeGrouping
10:05 a.m.Scottie Scheffler, Danny Balin, Tom Hoge
10:16 a.m.Mike Auterson, Rory Sabbatini, Nick Taylor
10:27 a.m.Tony Finau, Danny Willett, Patrick Cantlay
10:38 a.m.Martin Kaymer, Jason Dufner, Jason Day
10:49 a.m.Daniel Berger, Xander Schauffele, Steve Stricker
11 a.m.Henrik Stenson, Collin Morikawa, Zach Johnson
11:11 a.m.Brooks Koepka, Gary Woodland, Shane Lowry
11:22 a.m.Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose
11:33 a.m.Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas
11:44 a.m.Louis Oosthuizen, Max Homa, Matt Fitzpatrick
11:55 a.m.Abraham Ancer, Charl Schwartzel, Joohyung Kim
12:06 p.m.Corey Conners, Zach J. Johnson, Chez Reavie
12:17 p.m.Scott Piercy, Alex Knoll, Andrew Putnam
3:25 p.m.Bob Sowards, Kurt Kitayama, Richy Werenski
3:36 p.m.Haotong Li, Benny Cook, Jorge Campillo
3:47 p.m.Byeong Hun An, Talor Gooch, Sungjae Im
3:58 p.m.J.T. Poston, Joaquin Niemann, Harold Varner III
4:09 p.m.Ken Tanigawa, Emiliano Grillo, Cameron Tringale
4:20 p.m.Brian Studard, Jim Furyk, Billy Horschel
4:31 p.m.Matt Jones, Jazz Janewattananond, Kevin Streelman
4:42 p.m.Jimmy Walker, Davis Love III, Keegan Bradley
4:53 p.m.Cameron Smith, Denny McCarthy, Cameron Champ
5:04 p.m.Troy Merritt, Wyndham Clark, Chan Kim
5:15 p.m.Doc Redman, Jason Caron, Brendon Todd
5:26 p.m.Judd Gibb, Lucas Herberg, Mark Hubbard
5:37 p.m.Shawn Warren, Marcus Kinhult, Adam Long

PGA Championship purse

The purse at the 2020 PGA Championship will remain the same in 2020: $ 11 million paid out to golfers who make the cut. The first-place winner will win $ 1.98 million in prize money, the same as each of the prior two tournaments.

MORE: Complete betting guide to the 2020 PGA Championship

PGA Championship odds, picks for 2020

Koepka and World No. 1 Justin Thomas enter with the highest-rated odds to win the PGA Championship, both at +1000 odds, per Sports Insider. Bryson DeChambeau, Jon Rahm and Rory McIlroy round out the top five odds at +1400, respectively. Below are the top odds entering the 2020 PGA Championship, per Sports Insider:

  • Brooks Koepka (+1000)
  • Justin Thomas (+1000)
  • Bryson DeChambeau (+1400)
  • Jon Rahm (+1400)
  • Rory McIlroy (+1400)
  • Xander Schauffele (+1800)
  • Dustin Johnson (+2000)
  • Patrick Cantlay (+2500)
  • Webb Simpson (+2500)
  • Collin Morikawa (+2800)
  • Tiger Woods (+2800)
  • Daniel Berger (+3300)
  • Jason Day (+3300)
  • Hideki Matsuyama (+4000)
  • Matthew Fitzpatrick (+4000)
  • Patrick Reed (+4000)
  • Rickie Fowler (+4000)
  • Tommy Fleetwood (+4000)
  • Tony Finau (+4000)
  • Tyrrell Hatton (+4000)
  • Viktor Hovland (+4000)

Where is the 2020 PGA Championship?

The 2020 PGA Championship will take place at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. It is not only the first time the course has hosted the PGA Championship, but also the first time it has hosted a major championship. This will also be the first time the PGA Championship has taken place on the West Coast since Vijay Singh won the event at Sahalee Country Club in Washington in 1998. Below are the details of the course:

  • Par: 72
  • Distance: 7,169 yards
  • Grass type: Poa Annua, bentgrass, ryegrass (fairways); bentgrass (greens)

PGA Championship 2020 COVID-19 rules

As the first major championship of the 2020 season, the PGA Championship will be played without spectator attendance, in accordance with health regulations mandated by the state of California and county and city of San Francisco.

PGA Championship past winners

Based on recent history, Koepka has a leg up to win the PGA Championship after winning each of the last two tournaments. Koepka is tied with McIlroy for second-most wins in the event this millenium (two), trailing only Tiger Woods’ three. Koepka is also the only golfer besides Tiger to have won this event in back-to-back years since 2000; Woods won in 2006 and ’07.

That said, Thomas enters the event having won the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational on Sunday, and is the last golfer prior to Koepka to win the PGA Championship. Tiger (World No. 15) last won the event in 2007. Here’s a full breakdown of the winners (and their share) for each of the last 20 PGA championships:

YearWinnerWinner’s share
2019Brooks Koepka$ 1.98 million
2018Brooks Koepka$ 1.98 million
2017Justin Thomas$ 1.89 million
2016Jimmy Walker$ 1.8 million
2015Jason Day$ 1.8 million
2014Rory McIlroy$ 1.8 million
2013Jason Dufner$ 1.445 million
2012Rory McIlroy$ 1.445 million
2011Keegan Bradley$ 1.445 million
2010Martin Kaymer$ 1.35 million
2009Yang Yong-eun$ 1.35 million
2008Pádraig Harrington$ 1.35 million
2007Tiger Woods$ 1.26 million
2006Tiger Woods$ 1.224 million
2005Phil Mickelson$ 1.17 million
2004Vijay Singh$ 1.125 million
2003Shaun Micheel$ 1.08 million
2002Rich Beem$ 990,000
2001David Toms$ 936,000
2000Tiger Woods$ 900,000

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