Experience The 2017 PGA Championship with Your Golf Travel

The 2017 PGA Championship 7th - 13th August 2017

Pinehurst

The PGA Championship marks the end of the major championship season and has become known by many as "Glory's Last Shot". In 2017, The PGA Championship will come to Quail Hollow Golf Club for the first time. Quail Hollow is a established PGA Tour venue playing host to the Wells Fargo Championship since 2003. Previous winners of the tournament include the likes of Rory McILroy, Rickie Fowler and Tiger Woods.

So if you are planning a 2017 golf holiday to The States, why not plan it around The PGA Championship and stop by Charlotte, North Carolina.

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2017 PGA Championship Options

The YGT Experience

Pinehurst

5 Nights, Bed & Breakfast, Tournament Tickets

- Direct Flights from London to Charlotte (American Airlines)
- Wednesday 9th August Arrival
- Staying at Four Points by Sheraton in Pineville (15 minutes from the course)
- Daily tickets to all four days

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The chance to play The No. 2 Course at Pinehurst (Optional Add On)

Pinehurst

2 Nights, Bed & Breakfast, 1 Round of Golf

Why not extended your trip and play one of the finest golf courses in the world...Host of 3 US Open's, 1 PGA Championship and The Ryder Cup in 1951.

- Two additional nights at The Manor Inn by Pinehurst Resort Properties
- One round on The No. 2 Course at Pinehurst

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A look back at Jason Day's 2015 PGA Championship victory...


About The PGA Championship

The US Open was established in 1895, 121 years ago. It is the annual open golf tournament of the United States and is the 2nd Golf Major of the year. It is played in mid-june, so that the last round on the third weekend of the month is played on Fathers Day, a US Open tradition.

PGA Championship Statistics

  • 2015 PGA Championship Winner: Jason Day (20 Under)
  • Oldest Winner: Julious(48 years and 142 Days days in 1968)
  • Youngest Winner: Gene Sarazen (20 years, 174 days in 1922)
  • Greatest Winning Margin in Stroke Play (Rory McIlroy, 8 Strokes in 2012)
  • Lowest 72 Hole Score: Jason Day (20 under in 2015)
  • Prize Fund: $10 Million

Thinking of travelling to The 2017 PGA Championship? Here are some helpful tips

Getting there
The Quail Hollow Country Club is located only 24 minutes away from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. There are direct flights from London to Charlotte and flight time is approximately 8 Hours and 55 Minutes.
Getting Around
Quail Hollow is also only 25 minutes away from downtown Charlotte, the largest city in the state of North Carolina. A Taxim from Quail Hollow to downtown Charlotte will cost approximately $34 and a taxi from Quail Hollwo to Charlotte Airport will cost approximately $40 .
The Weather
The US Open is always played in June which sees the start of the summer season. Wisconsin has a warm and pleasant climate in June with an average of 19 C and potential highs of 25 C.

About Quail Hollow - 2017 PGA Championship Host

Quail Hollow Golf Club is a private members club in the neighborhood of Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina. The course at Quail Hollow was designed by renowned golf course architect George Cobb who is most well known for designing the par 3 course at Augusta.

Quail Hollow Golf Club is no stranger to the golfing world having been a regular host to The Wells Fargo Championship on The PGA Tour. Previous winners of The Wells Fargo Championship include the likes of Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh and Rory McIlroy. The tournament has changed names several times, it originally was named The Wachovia Championship, and then The Quail Hollow Championship from 2009 - 2010 and since 2011 Wells Fargo has been the main headline sponsor. Not only is Quail Hollow home to The Wells Fargo Championship, The 2017 PGA Championship but it will also host The Presidents Cup in 2021.


Course Statistics

  • Yardage: 7442 Yards from the championship tees
  • Course Opened in: 1959
  • Par: 72
  • Designer: George Cobb
  • Course Record: 61 by Rory McIlroy (2015 Wells Fargo Championship).
  • Awards: 5th best course in North Carolina by Top 100 Golf Courses.

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PGA Championship 2017 Dates


Practice Day - exact tee-times of those playing are released on the day
Gates Open:
Mon, 07/08/2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Mon, 08/08/2017 6:00 p.m.
North Carolina, United States
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Practice Day - exact tee-times of those playing are released on the day
Gates Open:
Tues, 08/08/2017 at 7:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Tues, 08/08/2017 6:00 p.m.
North Carolina, United States
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Practice Day - exact tee-times of those playing are released on the day
Gates Open:
Weds, 09/08/2017 at 7:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Weds, 09/08/2017 6:00 p.m.
North Carolina, United States
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Opening round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Golf Club
Gates Open:
Thurs, 10/08/2017 at 7:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Thurs, 10/08/2017 6:00 p.m.
North Carolina, United States
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Second round of The PGA Championship, a cut is made at the end of play
Gates Open:
Fri, 11/08/2017 at 7:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Fri, 11/08/2017 6:00 p.m.
North Carolina, United States
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Third round of The PGA Championship, "moving day"
Gates Open:
Sat, 12/08/2017 at 6:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Sat, 12/08/2017 6:00 p.m.
North Carolina, United States
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Final round of The PGA Championship
Gates Open:
Sun, 13/08/2017 at 7:00 a.m.
Gates Close (approximately):
Sun, 13/08/2017 6:00 p.m.
North Carolina, United States
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PGA Championship Winners

Year Champion Prize Money
US 2016 Jimmy Walker $1,800,000
US 2015 Jason Day $1,800,000
Northern Ireland 2014 Rory McIlroy $1,800,000
US 2013 Jason Duffner $1,445,000
Northern Ireland 2012 Rory McIlroy $1,445,000
United States 2011 Keegan Bradley $1,445,000
Germany 2010 Martin Kaymer $1,350,000
South Korea 2009 Y. E. YANG $1,350,000
Ireland 2008 Padraig Harrington $1,350,000
US 2007 Tiger Woods $1,260,000
US 2006 Tiger Woods $1,225,000
US 2005 Phil Mickelson $1,170,000
Fiji 2004 Vijay Singh $1,125,000

Future PGA Championship Venues

Year Club Town Dates
2018 Bellerive Golf Club Missouri August 16th - 19th
2019 Bethpage Black New York August
2020 TPC Harding Parkb California August