The 2024 PGA Championship takes place from May 16 to 19 at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. Brooks Koepka is the defending champion. He’s among the current betting favorites to win, along with Scottie Scheffler and Jon Rahm.
It’s the second of golf’s four yearly majors and an event that always attracts a lot of betting interest. This page features PGA Championship odds on all contenders and other available bets, plus a schedule and history of the event.
2024 PGA Championship odds
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Favorites to win the 2024 PGA Championship
- Scottie Scheffler
- Jon Rahm
- Rory McIlroy
- Brooks Koepka
- Xander Schauffele
Koepka carded a -9 to take the title at last year’s edition. Scheffler and Viktor Hovland finished in a tie for second at -7. Other recent winners who will likely be in the field include Justin Thomas and Collin Morikawa. Betting odds for the 2024 PGA Championship will continue to evolve in advance of the event.
PGA Championship tournament schedule
Here are the details on the 106th PGA Championship:
- Dates: May 16-19, 2024
- Course: Valhalla Golf Club
- Location: Louisville, Kentucky
- Length: Par 72, 7,458 yards
- Defending champion: Brooks Koepka
- Purse: TBA ($17.5 million in 2023)
- Where to watch: CBS, ESPN
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Recent PGA Championship winners
The past decade of PGA Championships has produced a number of memorable moments. Here are the past 10 winners and runners-up.
|2023||Brooks Koepka, -9||Tie: Viktor Hovland and Scottie Scheffler, -7|
|2022||Justin Thomas, -5 (playoff)||Will Zalatoris, -5|
|2021||Phil Mickelson, -6||Tie: Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen, -4|
|2020||Collin Morikawa, -13||Tie: Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson, -11|
|2019||Brooks Koepka, -8||Dustin Johnson, -6|
|2018||Brooks Koepka, -16||Tiger Woods, -14|
|2017||Justin Thomas, -8||Tie: Franceso Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen, and Patrick Reed -6|
|2016||Jimmy Walker, -14||Jason Day, -13|
|2015||Jason Day, -20||Jordan Spieth, -17|
|2014||Rory McIlroy, -16||Phil Mickelson, -15|
2023 golf majors
The PGA Championship was the second of the four majors on this season’s golf calendar. Brooks Kopeka was the winner. At this year’s first major — the Masters — Jon Rahm won in thrilling fashion. Wyndham Clark came out on top at the US Open, and Brian Harman won the British Open, the last of the year’s major tournaments.
How do golfers qualify for the PGA Championship?
The field for the PGA Championship can have a maximum of 156 golfers. Here are the criteria for qualification to receive an invitation to play:
- All previous winners of the PGA Championship.
- Last five winners of the US Open.
- Last five winners of the British Open.
- Last five winners of the Masters.
- Last three winners of The Players Championship.
- Top three on the Official World Golf Ranking International Federation Ranking List.
- Current Senior PGA champion.
- The top 15 finishers and ties from the previous PGA Championship.
- The 20 lowest scorers from the most recent PGA Professional Championship.
- The top 70 leaders in PGA Championship points (tracked by official money earnings on the PGA Tour since the last PGA Championship).
- Members of the most recent Ryder Cup teams for the US and Europe, provided they’ve remained ranked in the top 100 of the OWGR up to the week prior to the PGA Championship.
- Any tournament winner who has been co-sponsored or approved by the PGA Tour since the last PGA Championship.
- The PGA of America reserves the right to extend invitations to additional players who are not included in the above categories.
PGA Championship tournament history
The PGA Championship traces its roots back to 1916. The first edition took place at Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York, with Jim Barnes securing victory to claim the top prize of $500. Last year’s event was at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma. First-place finisher Justin Thomas took home $2.7 million following a playoff victory over Will Zalatoris.
Originally the fourth and final major of the golf season, the PGA Championship shifted to the second on the calendar beginning in 2019. The event changes venues annually and is the only one of the four majors that’s exclusively for professional golfers. Here are some notable facts about the PGA Championship.
- Most wins: Jack Nicklaus and Walter Hagen, five
- Youngest winner: Gene Sarazen, 1922 — 20 years, 174 days
- Oldest winner: Phil Mickelson, 2021 — 50 years, 11 months
- Lowest cumulative score for 72 holes: 264, Brooks Koepka in 2018
- Lowest score to par: -20, Jason Day in 2015
- Lowest 18-hole score: 63, Bruce Crampton — 1975 second round
- Most PGA Championships hosted: Five — Southern Hills Country Club, last in 2022
PGA Championship FAQ
What is the total payout for the 2024 PGA Championship?
The total payout for the 2024 PGA Championship has not been announced. For the 2023 edition, the purse totaled $17.5 million, with $3.15 million going to first-place finisher Brooks Koepka.
Can LIV golfers play at the PGA Championship?
Golfers from the LIV tour can play at the PGA Championship and this season’s other majors if they qualify.
Is Tiger Woods playing at the PGA Championship?
It’s unclear if Tiger Woods will be playing at the 2024 PGA Championship at this time.
Which sportsbook has the best odds for the PGA Championship?
There is no single sportsbook that will always have the best odds on the PGA Championship or on golfers that you’re interested in betting on. The best advice is to compare the odds at multiple sportsbooks prior to placing your wagers. Our live golf odds feed can help you with line shopping.