A Detailed Preview of Upcoming Major Golf Tournaments

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The world of golf is abuzz with anticipation as we approach some of the most significant tournaments of the year. These events not only bring together the best golfers from around the globe but also offer a showcase of some of the most beautiful and challenging courses. Let’s take a detailed look at the upcoming major golf tournaments, including dates, players, favorites, venues, and prizes.

The Masters Tournament

The Masters Tournament is scheduled for the first full week of April at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. This year, all eyes will be on players like Dustin Johnson, who won the tournament in 2020, and Jordan Spieth, a former Masters champion who has recently returned to form. The winner will receive the iconic green jacket, a gold medal, and a significant share of the tournament’s $11.5 million purse.

The PGA Championship

The PGA Championship will take place in late May at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course in South Carolina. The field will include top players like Rory McIlroy, who won the event when it was last held at Kiawah Island in 2012, and Collin Morikawa, the defending champion. The winner will receive the Wanamaker Trophy and a portion of the $11 million purse.

The U.S. Open

The U.S. Open is set for mid-June at the Torrey Pines South Course in San Diego, California. Favorites for the tournament include Bryson DeChambeau, the defending champion, and Jon Rahm, who has previously won at Torrey Pines. The champion will receive the U.S. Open Trophy and a share of the $12.5 million purse.

The Open Championship

The Open Championship will take place in mid-July at the Royal St George’s Golf Club in England. Key players to watch include Shane Lowry, the defending champion from 2019 (the 2020 event was cancelled due to COVID-19), and Brooks Koepka, a proven performer in majors. The winner will receive the Claret Jug, a gold medal, and a portion of the £10.75 million purse.\n\nEach of these tournaments offers a unique challenge and the opportunity for players to etch their names in golf history. As we approach these events, the excitement and anticipation are building for what promises to be a thrilling season of golf.

 

 

 

 

Current Tournament

DATETOURNAMENTLOCATIONCOURSEPURSENETWORKCHAMPION
Jul 6-9John Deere ClassicSilvis, ILTPC Deere Run$7,400,000GOLF/CBS

Upcoming Tournaments

DATETOURNAMENTLOCATIONCOURSEPURSENETWORKDEFENDING
Jul 13-16Genesis Scottish OpenNorth Berwick, SCOThe Renaissance Club$9,000,000GOLF/CBSXander Schauffele
Jul 13-16Barbasol ChampionshipNicholasville, KYKeene Trace Golf Club – Champion Trace Course$3,800,000GOLFTrey Mullinax
Jul 20-23The Open ChampionshipHoylake, ENGRoyal Liverpool GC$14,000,000GOLF/NBCCameron Smith
Jul 20-23Barracuda ChampionshipTruckee, CAOld Greenwood$3,800,000GOLFChez Reavie
Jul 27-303M OpenBlaine, MNTPC Twin Cities$7,800,000GOLF/CBSTony Finau
Aug 3-6Wyndham ChampionshipGreensboro, NCSedgefield Country Club$7,600,000GOLF/CBSTom Kim
Aug 10-13FedEx St. Jude ChampionshipMemphis, TNTPC Southwind$20,000,000GOLF/CBSWill Zalatoris
Aug 17-20BMW ChampionshipOlympia Fields, ILOlympia Fields Country Club – North Course$20,000,000GOLF/CBSPatrick Cantlay
Aug 24-27TOUR ChampionshipAtlanta, GAEast Lake Golf ClubGOLF/CBSRory McIlroy
Sep 14-17Fortinet Championship FallNapa, CASilverado Resort and Spa – North Course$8,400,000GOLF
Sep 29-Oct 1Ryder CupRome, ITAMarco Simone Golf CourseGOLF/NBC
Oct 5-8Sanderson Farms FallJackson, MSCountry Club of Jackson$8,200,000GOLF
Oct 12-15Shriners Children’s Open FallLas Vegas, NVTPC Summerlin$8,400,000GOLF
Oct 19-22ZOZO Championship FallChiba, JPNAccordia Golf Narashino Country Club$8,500,000GOLF
Nov 2-5World Wide Technology Championship FallLos Cabos, MEXEl Cardonal at Diamante$8,200,000GOLF
Nov 9-12Butterfield Bermuda ChampionshipSouthampton, BERPort Royal Golf Course$6,500,000GOLF
Nov 16-19The RSM Classic FallSea Island, GASea Island Golf Club – Seaside Course$8,400,000GOLF
Nov 30-Dec 3Hero World Challenge FallAlbany, BAHAlbany Golf Club$3,500,000GOLF/NBC

Completed Tournaments

DATETOURNAMENTLOCATIONCOURSEPURSENETWORKCHAMPION
Jun 29-Jul 2Rocket Mortgage ClassicDetroit, MIDetroit Golf Club – North Course$8,800,000GOLF/CBSRickie Fowler
Jun 22-25Travelers ChampionshipCromwell, CTTPC River Highlands$20,000,000GOLF/CBSKeegan Bradley
Jun 15-18U.S. Open ChampionshipLos Angeles, CALos Angeles Country Club$20,000,000PEAC/USA/NBCWyndham Clark
Jun 8-11RBC Canadian OpenToronto, ON, CANOakdale Golf & Country Club$9,000,000GOLF/CBSNick Taylor
Jun 1-4the Memorial Tournament presented by WorkdayDublin, OHMuirfield Village Golf Club$20,000,000GOLF/CBSViktor Hovland
May 25-28Charles Schwab ChallengeFort Worth, TXColonial Country Club$8,700,000GOLF/CBSEmiliano Grillo
May 18-21PGA ChampionshipRochester, NYOak Hill Country Club$17,500,000ESPN/CBSBrooks Koepka
May 11-14AT&T Byron NelsonMcKinney, TXTPC Craig Ranch$9,500,000GOLF/CBSJason Day
May 4-7Wells Fargo ChampionshipCharlotte, NCQuail Hollow Club$20,000,000GOLF/CBSWyndham Clark
Apr 27-30Mexico Open at VidantaVallarta, MEXVidanta Vallarta$7,700,000GOLF/CBSTony Finau
Apr 20-23Zurich Classic of New OrleansAvondale, LATPC Louisiana$8,600,000GOLF/CBSNick Hardy
Apr 13-16RBC HeritageHilton Head Island, SCHarbour Town Golf Links$20,000,000GOLF/CBSMatt Fitzpatrick
Apr 6-9The MastersAugusta, GAAugusta National Golf Club$18,000,000ESPN/CBSJon Rahm
Mar 30-Apr 2Valero Texas OpenSan Antonio, TXTPC San Antonio – AT&T Oaks Course$8,900,000GOLF/NBCCorey Conners
Mar 23-26Corales Puntacana ChampionshipPunta Cana, DOMCorales Golf Club$3,800,000GOLFMatt Wallace
Mar 9-12THE PLAYERS ChampionshipPonte Vedra Beach, FLTPC Sawgrass – THE PLAYERS Stadium Course$25,000,000GOLF/NBCScottie Scheffler
Mar 2-5Puerto Rico OpenRio Grande, PURGrand Reserve Country Club (Old)$3,800,000GOLFNico Echavarria
Mar 2-5Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MastercardOrlando, FLBay Hill Club & Lodge$20,000,000GOLF/NBCKurt Kitayama
Feb 23-26The Honda ClassicPalm Beach Gardens, FLPGA National Resort & Spa – The Champion Course$8,400,000GOLF/NBCChris Kirk
Feb 16-19The Genesis InvitationalPacific Palisades, CARiviera Country Club$20,000,000GOLF/CBSJon Rahm
Feb 9-12WM Phoenix OpenScottsdale, AZTPC Scottsdale – Stadium Course$20,000,000GOLF/CBSScottie Scheffler
Feb 2-6AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AmPebble Beach, CAPebble Beach Golf Links$9,000,000GOLF/CBSJustin Rose
Jan 25-28Farmers Insurance OpenLa Jolla, CATorrey Pines – South Course$8,700,000GOLF/CBSMax Homa
Jan 19-22The American ExpressLa Quinta, CAPete Dye Stadium Course at PGA West$8,000,000GOLFJon Rahm
Jan 12-15Sony Open in HawaiiHonolulu, HIWaialae Country Club$7,900,000GOLFSi Woo Kim
Jan 5-8Sentry Tournament of ChampionsKapalua, HIKapalua Resort – The Plantation Course$15,000,000GOLF/NBCJon Rahm
Dec 1-4Hero World ChallengeAlbany, BAHAlbany Golf Club$3,500,000Viktor Hovland
Nov 17-20The RSM ClassicSea Island, GASea Island Golf Club – Seaside Course$8,100,000GOLFAdam Svensson
Nov 10-13Cadence Bank Houston OpenHouston, TXMemorial Park Golf Course$8,400,000GOLFTony Finau
Nov 3-6World Wide Technology Championship at MayakobaPlaya del Carmen, MEXEl Camaleon Golf Club$8,200,000GOLFRussell Henley
Oct 27-30Butterfield Bermuda ChampionshipSouthampton, BERPort Royal Golf Course$6,500,000GOLFSeamus Power
Oct 20-23THE CJ CUP in South CarolinaRidgeland, SCCongaree Golf Club$10,500,000GOLFRory McIlroy
Oct 13-16ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIPChiba, JPNAccordia Golf Narashino Country Club$11,000,000GOLFKeegan Bradley
Oct 6-9Shriners Children’s OpenLas Vegas, NVTPC Summerlin$8,000,000GOLFTom Kim
Sep 29-Oct 2Sanderson Farms ChampionshipJackson, MSCountry Club of Jackson$7,900,000GOLFMackenzie Hughes
Sep 22-25The Presidents CupCharlotte, NCQuail Hollow ClubGOLF/NBC
Sep 15-18Fortinet ChampionshipNapa, CASilverado Resort and Spa – North Course$8,000,000GOLFMax Homa
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