Play Golf Where the PGA Championships Were Held

Third hole at Whistling Straits golf course
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The PGA Championship is the third-oldest of the men's professional golf majors, dating to 1916. Which means it's been played at many different golf courses over the years. Which golf courses? The full list appears on this page.

But first, let's consider the PGA Championship golf courses in another way: which courses have been used by the PGA of America most often?

Golf Courses That Have Hosted the Most PGA Championships

Through 2017, only one golf course has been the site of a PGA Championship four times, while seven others have hosted three times each:

The Year-by-Year Roster of PGA Championship Golf Courses

Now, on to the list. Here are the golf courses where the PGA Championship has been played - starting with the places it's going to be played (future sites):

YearGolf CourseLocation
2022Trump National BedminsterBedminster Township, N.J.
2021The Ocean CourseKiawah Island, S.C.
2020TPC Harding ParkSan Francisco, Calif.
2019Bethpage (Black) State ParkFarmingdale, N.Y.
2018Bellerive Country ClubSt. Louis, Mo.
2017Quail Hollow ClubCharlotte, N.C.
2016Baltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, N.J.
2015Whistling StraitsKohler, Wisc.
2014Valhalla Golf ClubLouisville, Ky.
2013Oak Hill Country ClubRochester, N.Y.
2012The Ocean CourseKiawah Island, S.C.
2011Atlanta Athletic ClubJohns Creek, Ga.
2010Whistling StraitsKohler, Wisc.
2009Hazeltine National Golf ClubChaska, Minn.
2008Oakland Hills Country ClubBloomfield Township, Mich.
2007Southern Hills Country ClubTulsa, Okla.
2006Medinah Country ClubMedinah, Ill.
2005Baltustrol Golf ClubSpringfield, N.J.
2004Whistling StraitsKohler, Wisc.
2003Oak Hill Country ClubRochester, N.Y.
2002Hazeltine National Golf ClubChaska, Minn.
2001Atlanta Athletic ClubAtlanta, Ga.
2000Valhalla Golf ClubLouisville, Ky.
1999Medinah Country ClubMedinah, Ill.
1998Sahalee Country ClubRedmond, Wash.
1997Winged Foot Golf ClubMamaroneck, N.Y.
1996Valhalla Golf ClubLouisville, Ky.
1995Riveria Country ClubPacific Palisades, Calif.
1994Southern Hills Country ClubTulsa, Okla.
1993Inverness ClubToledo, Ohio
1992Bellerive Country ClubSt. Louis, Mo.
1991Crooked Stick Golf ClubCarmel, Ind.
1990Shoal Creek Country ClubBirmingham, Ala.
1989Kemper Lakes Golf ClubHawthorn Woods, Ill.
1988Oak Tree Golf ClubEdmond, Okla.
1987PGA National Golf ClubPalm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1986Inverness ClubToledo, Ohio
1985Cherry Hills Country ClubDenver, Colo.
1984Shoal Creek Country ClubBirmingham, Ala.
1983Riviera Country ClubPacific Palisades, Calif.
1982Southern Hills Country ClubTulsa, Okla.
1981Atlanta Athletic ClubDuluth, Ga.
1980Oak Hill Country ClubRochester, N.Y.
1979Oakland Hills Country ClubBloomfield Township, Mich.
1978Oakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pa.
1977Pebble Beach Golf LinksPebble Beach, Calif.
1976Congressional Country ClubBethesda, Md.
1975Firestone Golf ClubAkron, Ohio
1974Tanglewood Golf ClubWinston-Salem, N.C.
1973Canterbury Golf ClubCleveland, Ohio
1972Oakland Hills Country ClubBloomfield Hills, Mich.
1971PGA National Golf ClubPalm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1970Southern Hills Country ClubTulsa, Okla.
1969NCR Country ClubDayton, Ohio
1968Pecan Valley Country ClubSan Antonio, Texas
1967Columbine Country ClubLittleton, Colo.
1966Firestone Country ClubAkron, Ohio
1965Laurel Valley Country ClubLigonier, Pa.
1964Columbus Country ClubColumbus, Ohio
1963Dallas Athletic ClubDallas, Texas
1962Aronomink Golf ClubNewtown Square, Pa.
1961Olympia Fields Country ClubOlympia Fields, Ill.
1960Firestone Country ClubAkron, Ohio
1959Minneapolis Golf ClubSt. Louis Park, Minn.
1958Llanerch Country ClubHavertown, Pa.

The PGA Championship's Match Play Golf Courses

When it was first played in 1916, the PGA Championship was a match-play tournament. And it stayed that way through the 1957 tournament, not switching to stroke play until 1958. These are all the golf courses where match play was the format, starting with 1957 and going back to the beginning:

YearGolf CourseLocation
1957Miami Valley Country ClubDayton, Ohio
1956Blue Hill Country ClubBoston, Mass.
1955Meadowbrook Country ClubDetroit, Mich.
1954Keller Golf ClubSt. Paul, Minn.
1953Birmingham Country ClubBirmingham, Mich.
1952Big Spring Country ClubLouisville, Ky.
1951Oakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pa.
1950Scioto Country ClubColumbus, Ohio
1949HermitageRichmond, Va.
1948Norwood Hills Country ClubSt. Louis, Mo.
1947Plum Hollow Country ClubDetroit, Mich.
1946Portland Golf ClubPortland, Ore.
1945Morraine Country ClubDayton, Ohio
1944Manito Golf and Country ClubSpokane, Wash.
1943No tournament 
1942Seaview Country ClubAtlantic City, N.J.
1941Cherry Hills Country ClubDenver, Colo.
1940Hershey Country ClubHershey, Pa.
1939Pomonok Country ClubFlushing, N.Y.
1938Shawnee Country ClubShawnee-on-Delaware, Pa.
1937Pittsburgh FCAspinwall, Pa.
1936Pinehurst Country ClubPinehurst, N.C.
1935Twin Hills Country ClubOklahoma City, Okla.
1934Park Country ClubWilliamsville, N.Y.
1933Blue Mound Country ClubMilwaukee, Wis.
1932Keller Golf ClubSt. Paul, Minn.
1931Wannamoisett Country ClubRumford, R.I.
1930Fresh Meadows Country ClubFlushing, N.Y.
1929Hillcrest Country ClubLos Angeles, Calif.
1928Five Farms Country ClubBaltimore, Md.
1927Cedar Crest Country ClubDallas, Texas
1926Salisbury Golf LinksWestbury, N.Y.
1925Olympia Fields Country ClubOlympia Fields, Ill.
1924French Lick SpringsFrench Lick, Ind.
1923Pelham Country ClubPelham Manor, N.Y.
1922Oakmont Country ClubOakmont, Pa.
1921Inwood Country ClubFar Rockaway, N.Y.
1920Flossmoor Country ClubFlossmoor, Ill.
1919Engineers Country ClubRoslyn, N.Y.
1918No tournament 
1917No tournament 
1916Siwanoy Country ClubBronxville, N.Y.