Daily news and updates for the 105th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club, along with the field, odds, schedule, tee times and TV times
Welcome to The First Call's 2023 PGA Championship Guide, a compilation of content that will be updated daily throughout the week. In addition to the field, television schedule and course information, you will find links
Sunday, May 21
> Brooks Koepka delivers another major performance to win PGA | Associated Press
> Viktor Hovland endures another near miss at a major at PGA, believes his time is coming | Associated Press
> Scottie Scheffler’s late charge at PGA not enough to catch Brooks Koepka, he’ll have to settle for No. 1 | Associated Press
> How Michael Block went from club pro to cult hero at Oak Hill | Golf Digest
> Club pro Michael Block celebrates another great 2023 PGA Championship round with beers at local pub | Golfweek
> Viktor Hovland's secret weapon is another tour pro, and he's not alone | Golfweek
Saturday, May 20
> Justin Thomas was in same spot at PGA Championship as he was at Masters — this time he made putt | Golfweek
> Brooks Koepka uses perfect adjective to describe fans who scream at golf tournaments | Golf Digest
> The Rory-coaster was in full effect on a wild Saturday | Golf Digest
> What it's going to take to beat Oak Hill (and win a major) on Sunday | Golf Digest
> This PGA Championship has six chasers, all capable of winning but in need of Sunday magic | Sports Illustrated
Friday, May 19
> By missing the cut at the PGA, LIV Golf's Talor Gooch will also miss the U.S. Open | Sports Illustrated
> Block party: PGA Club pro Michael Block makes the cut at Oak Hill and has big plans for the weekend | Golfweek
Thursday, May 18
> ‘I'm fighting something’: Rory McIlroy salvages opening 1-over 71 but it wasn't pretty | Sports Illustrated
> Round 1 of 2023 PGA Championship delayed due to frost | PGAChampionship.com
> Phil Mickelson is told where he stands — as only Western New Yorkers can | Golf.com
The time is now.@PGAChampionship is underway ⛳️ pic.twitter.com/NpxAwiaggX
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 18, 2023
Wednesday, May 17
> Weather update: Oak Hill under freeze warning for start of PGA Championship | Golfweek
> Did Brooks Koepka ‘choke’ at the Masters? Here’s what he thinks | Golf.com
> Justin Thomas tells a hilarious story about one of Jordan Spieth’s incredible hidden talents | Sports Illustrated
> ‘Buffalo Bill, please appear’: Inside the search to find Oak Hill’s ghost at the PGA Championship | Golf.com
> Day in the life: Groundskeeper for the PGA Championship | Sports Illustrated
— Andrew Green (@GreenGCA) May 17, 2023
Tuesday, May 16
> Jack Nicklaus would like a word | New York Times
> 'We have another hole in one': The day the legendary four aces landed at Oak Hill | Sports Illustrated
> The very thing that made Phil Mickelson loved is what makes him so polarizing now | Golf Digest
> The PGA Championship’s Champions Dinner? Here’s what sets it apart | Golf.com
> Rory McIlroy’s one-word answer about LIV Golf showed he's tired of the drama | Sports Illustrated
> Luke Donald arrives as player and scout | PGAChampionship.com
> Ben Kern, new club pro at Hickory Hills in Grove City, squeezes in PGA Championship | Columbus Dispatch
Monday, May 15
> John Daly withdraws from 2023 PGA Championship | PGAChampionship.com
> PGA Championship practice rounds delayed due to frost | RochesterFirst.com
> Cowboy boots? Speakers? The PGA Champions Dinner includes one of the coolest traditions in golf | Golf.com
> At the PGA Championship, Justin Thomas looks for last year’s magic | New York Times
> Tiger vs. Bob May, Phil's triumph at 50 and, yes, that's a bunker: Ranking the best PGAs of the last 40 years | Sports Illustrated
> Breaking down seven compelling storylines for 2023 PGA Championship | N.Y. Post
> Kerry Haigh Q&A: The PGA of America's setup man on setting up Oak Hill for the 105th PGA Championship | Golfweek
> The greening of Oak Hill: A master restoration by Andrew Green | Links Magazine
WEATHER FORECAST (as of Tuesday a.m.)
105th PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
Dates: May 15-21.
Venue: Oak Hill Country Club (East Course), Pittsford, New York.
Prize money: TBA ($15 million in 2022).
Winner’s share: TBA ($2.7 million in 2022).
Reigning Champion: Justin Thomas.
Previous PGA Championship winners at Oak Hill: Jack Nicklaus (1980), Shaun Micheel (2003), Jason Dufner (2013).
The total field will be a maximum of 156 players.
A: Steven Alker, Abraham Ancer, Adria Arnaus.
B: Alexander Beach, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Michael Block, Keegan Bradley, Hayden Buckley, Dean Burmester, Sam Burns.
C: Matt Cahill, Patrick Cantlay, Paul Casey, Wyndham Clark, Eric Cole, Corey Conners, Anthony Cordes.
D: Joel Dahmen, Cam Davis, Jason Day, Bryson DeChambeau, Thomas Detry, Luke Donald, Jesse Droemer.
E: Nico Echavarria, Harris English.
F: Tony Finau, Matt Fitzpatrick, Tommy Fleetwood, Rickie Fowler, Ryan Fox, Chris French.
G: Talor Gooch, Ben Griffin, Emiliano Grillo, Russell Grove.
H: Adam Hadwin, Nick Hardy, Brian Harman, Padraig Harrington, Tyrrell Hatton, Russell Henley, Lucas Herbert, Kazuki Higa, Lee Hodges, Tom Hoge, Nicolai Hojgaard, Rasmus Hojgaard, Steve Holmes, Max Homa, Billy Horschel, Rikuya Hoshino, Beau Hossler, Viktor Hovland, Mark Hubbard, Mackenzie Hughes.
I: Sungjae Im, Colin Inglis.
J: Stephen Jaeger, Dustin Johnson, Zach Johnson.
K: Sadom Kaewkanjana, Ben Kern, J.J. Killeen, Sihwan Kim, Si Woo Kim, Tom Kim, Chris Kirk, Kevin Kisner, Kurt Kitayama, Greg Koch, Brooks Koepka, Matt Kuchar.
L: Anirban Lahiri, Pablo Larrazabal, Thriston Lawrence, K.H. Lee, Min Woo Lee, David Lingmerth, Shane Lowry.
M: Robert MacIntyre, Hideki Matsuyama, Denny McCarthy, Rory McIlroy, Maverick McNealy, Adrian Meronk, Shaun Micheel, David Micheluzzi, Phil Mickelson, Keith Mitchell, Francesco Molinari, Taylor Montgomery, Taylor Moore, Collin Morikawa, Trey Mullinax.
N: Matthew NeSmith, Joaquin Niemann, Alex Noren.
O: Thorbjorn Olesen, Adrian Otaegui.
P: Yannik Paul, Taylor Pendrith, Mito Pereira, Victor Perez, Thomas Pieters, Kenny Pigman, J.T. Poston, Seamus Power, Andrew Putnam.
R: Jon Rahm, Chez Reavie, Patrick Reed, Gabe Reynolds, Davis Riley, Patrick Rodgers, Justin Rose, Sam Ryder.
S: Chris Sanger, Xander Schauffele, Scottie Scheffler, Adam Schenk, Adam Scott, Braden Shattuck, Callum Shinkwin, Webb Simpson,
Alex Smalley, Cameron Smith, Jordan L Smith, John Somers, J.J. Spaun, Josh Speight, Jordan Spieth, Scott Stallings, Brendan Steele, Sepp Straka, Ockert Strydom, Justin Suh, Adam Svensson.
T: Callum Tarren, Ben Taylor, Nick Taylor, Sahith Theegala, Justin Thomas, Davis Thompson, Brendon Todd.
V: Harold Varner III.
W: Jimmy Walker, Matt Wallace, Jeremy Wells, Danny Willett, Aaron Wise, Gary Woodland, Wyatt Worthington II, Brandon Wu.
Y: Y.E. Yang, Cameron Young.
Eligible (Already Withdrawn)
D: John Daly, Jason Dufner.
K: Martin Kaymer.
L: Davis Love III.
S: Vijay Singh.
W: Tiger Woods.
Z: Will Zalatoris.
1. Sam Stevens
2. Aaron Rai
3. Chesson Hadley
4. Lucas Glover
5. Michael Kim
PGA Professionals in the field:
B: Alex Beach, Michael Block.
C: Matt Cahill, Anthony Cordes.
D: Jesse Droemer.
F: Chris French.
G: Russell Grove.
H: Steve Holmes.
I: Colin Inglis.
K: Ben Kern, J.J. Killeen, Greg Koch.
P: Kenny Pigman,
R: Gabe Reynolds,
S: Chris Sanger, Josh Speight, Braden Shattuck, John Somers.
W: Jeremy Wells, Wyatt Worthington II.
Round 1, 1st tee/Round 2, 10th tee
7:00 a.m./12:25 p.m.: Shaun Micheel, Braden Shattuck, Steven Alker.
7:11 a.m./12:36 p.m.: Ben Griffin, Chris French, Joel Dahmen.
7:22 a.m./12:47 p.m.: Wyatt Worthington II, Nico Echavarria, Wyndham Clark.
7:33 a.m./12:58 p.m.: Tom Hoge, Ryan Fox, K.H. Lee.
7:44 a.m./1:09 p.m.: Paul Casey, Adam Svensson, Beau Hossler.
7:55 a.m./1:20 p.m.: Zach Johnson, Kurt Kitayama, Sahith Theegala.
8:06 a.m./1:31 p.m.: Corey Conners, Ockie Strydom, Joaquin Niemann.
8:17 a.m./1:42 p.m.: Kevin Kisner, Jimmy Walker, Padraig Harrington.
8:28 a.m./1:53 p.m.: Alex Noren, J.T. Poston, Mackenzie Hughes.
8:39 a.m./2:04 p.m.: Lee Hodges, Callum Tarren, David Lingmerth.
8:50 a.m./2:15 p.m.: Taylor Moore, Denny McCarthy, Brendan Steele.
9:01 a.m./2:26 p.m.: Jeremy Wells, Justin Suh, Adri Arnaus.
9:12 a.m./2:37 p.m.: Anthony Cordes, Mark Hubbard, Dean Burmester.
12:30 p.m./7:05 a.m.: Matt Cahill, Taylor Montgomery, Cam Davis.
12:41 p.m./7:16 a.m.: Michael Block, Hayden Buckley, Taylor Pendrith.
12:52 p.m./7:27 a.m.: Alex Beach, Brendon Todd, Sihwan Kim.
1:03 p.m./7:38 a.m.: Patrick Reed, Rasmus Hojgaard, Nick Taylor.
1:14 p.m./7:49 a.m.: Christiaan Bezuidenhout, John Somers, Chez Reavie.
1:25 p.m./8:00 a.m.: Tommy Fleetwood, Cameron Young, Hideki Matsuyama.
1:36 p.m./8:11 a.m.: Adam Scott, Max Homa, Tony Finau.
1:47 p.m./8:22 a.m.: Xander Schauffele, Tyrrell Hatton, Dustin Johnson.
1:58 p.m./8:33 a.m.: Patrick Cantlay, Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson.
2:09 p.m./8:44 a.m.: Alex Smalley, Russell Henley, Mito Pereira.
2:20 p.m./8:55 a.m.: Adam Hadwin, Matt Kuchar, Talor Gooch.
2:31 p.m./9:06 a.m.: Justin Rose, Billy Horschel, Francesco Molinari.
2:42 p.m./9:17 a.m.: Russell Grove, Patrick Rodgers, Ben Taylor.
Round 1, 10th tee/Round 2, 1st tee
7:05 a.m./12:30 p.m.: Trey Mullinax, Josh Speight, Kazuki Higa.
7:16 a.m./12:41 p.m.: Adam Schenk, Colin Inglis, Thriston Lawrence.
7:27 a.m./12:52 p.m.: Min Woo Lee, Andrew Putnam, Emiliano Grillo.
7:38 a.m./1:03 p.m.: Harold Varner III, Scott Stallings, Nicolai Hojgaard.
7:49 a.m./1:14 p.m.: Steve Holmes, Adrian Otaegui, Davis Riley.
8:00 a.m./1:25 p.m.: Scottie Scheffler, Brooks Koepka, Gary Woodland.
8:11 a.m./1:36 p.m.: Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa.
8:22 a.m./1:47 p.m.: Shane Lowry, Jordan Spieth, Viktor Hovland.
8:33 a.m./1:58 p.m.: Matthew Fitzpatrick, Cameron Smith, Jon Rahm.
8:44 a.m./2:09 p.m.: Luke Donald, Adrian Meronk, Yannik Paul.
8:55 a.m./2:20 p.m.: Kenny Pigman, Davis Thompson, Maverick McNealy.
9:06 a.m./2:31 p.m.: Keegan Bradley, Jason Day, Bryson DeChambeau.
9:17 a.m./2:42 p.m.: Jesse Droemer, Matt NeSmith, Rikuya Hoshino.
12:25 p.m./7:00 a.m.: Sam Ryder, Gabe Reynolds, Brandon Wu.
12:36 p.m./7:11 a.m.: Sadom Kaewkanjana, Ben Kern, Thorbjorn Olesen.
12:47 p.m./7:22 a.m.: Webb Simpson, Y.E. Yang, Danny Willett.
12:58 p.m./7:33 a.m.: Sepp Straka, Harris English, Robert Macintyre.
1:09 p.m./7:44 a.m.: Thomas Pieters, Keith Mitchell, Pablo Larrazabal.
1:20 p.m./7:55 a.m.: Lucas Herbert, Brian Harman, Callum Shinkwin.
1:31 p.m./8:06 a.m.: Tom Kim, Sam Burns, Abraham Ancer.
1:42 p.m./8:17 a.m.: Sungjae Im, Chris Kirk, Seamus Power.
1:53 p.m./8:28 a.m.: Si Woo Kim, Stephan Jaeger, Anirban Lahiri.
2:04 p.m./8:39 a.m.: Victor Perez, Aaron Wise, Jordan Smith.
2:15 p.m./8:50 a.m.: Chris Sanger, J.J. Spaun, David Micheluzzi.
2:26 p.m./9:01 a.m.: Thomas Detry, J.J. Killeen, Matt Wallace.
2:37 p.m./9:12 a.m.: Nick Hardy, Greg Koch, Eric Cole.
Architect: Donald Ross.
Length: 7,394 yards.
No. 1: 460 yards, par 4
No. 2: 405 yards, par 4
No. 3: 230 yards, par 3
No. 4: 615 yards, par 5
No. 5: 180 yards, par 3
No. 6: 503 yards, par 4
No. 7: 461 yards, par 4
No. 8: 429 yards, par 4
No. 9: 482 yards, par 4
No. 10: 430 yards, par 4
No. 11: 245 yards, par 3
No. 12: 399 yards, par 4
No. 13: 623 yards, par 5
No. 14: 320 yards, par 4
No. 15: 155 yards, par 3
No. 16: 458 yards, par 4
No. 17: 502 yards, par 4
No. 18: 497 yards, par 4
> Flyovers of the front nine | Golfweek
🗣️ "Tough course. Whoever is setting up the golf course can have a lot of fun."
World No 1 Jon Rahm speaks ahead of the PGA Championship and shares his thoughts on Oak Hill's course makeover 🖌 pic.twitter.com/HlIATddNEU
— Sky Sports Golf (@SkySportsGolf) May 16, 2023
> Vegas Insider
Thursday-Friday, May 18-19
7 a.m. – 1 p.m. (ET)
ESPN+: Live coverage
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (ET)
CBSSN: On The Range
1-7 p.m. (ET)
ESPN: Live coverage
8-9 p.m. (ET)
CBSSN: Clubhouse Report
Saturday-Sunday, May 20-21
8-10 a.m. (ET)
ESPN+: Live coverage
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (ET)
ESPN: Live coverage
1-7 p.m. (ET)
CBS: Live coverage
8-9 p.m. (ET)
CBSSN: Clubhouse Report