Golf is one of the most well-known sports played across the world. Because of this, there are an abundance of upcoming golf events taking place both in the UK and across the globe! Here’s a few to put in the diary:
2022 Masters Tournament
Date: 7-10th April
First established in 1934, the Masters Tournament is amongst the four major golf championships that take place every year. You can see some of the most famous golfers take part in this tournament from the likes of Woods to McIlroy. Starting at the beginning of April, this event is the first of the major championships that occur throughout the year.
Date: 19-22nd May
The PGA Championship is conducted by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America and has been a yearly event since 1916. Originally played in mid-August on the weekend before Labour Day, the PGA Championship now starts in May, the weekend before Memorial Day. It is the second of the four major championships played each year.
US Women’s Open
Date: 2-5th June
The US Women’s Open is one of nine national golf championships conducted by the United States Golf Association and was first established in 1946. The US Women’s Open is the only event that’s been recognised as a major by the LPGA since its founding in 1950.
Date: 16-19th June
The US Open was first established in 1895 and is the third of the four major championships taking place every Summer. It consists of 72 holes of stroke play which is 4 rounds of an 18-hole course. It is also on the official schedule of both the PGA Tour and the European Tour.
KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
Date: 21-26th June
The Women’s PGA Championship was first held in 1955, formerly known as the LPGA Championship. Since 2015, it has become its current name and is a sister event to the Men’s PGA Championship. The partnership also has a new sponsorship agreement with KPMG.
US Senior Open Championship
Date: 23-26th June
Introduced 42 years ago, the US Senior Open Championship is one of the five major events in senior golf. It is administered by the United States Golf Association and is recognised as a major championship by both the PGA Tour Champions and European Senior Tour.
The Open Championship
Date: 14-17th July
The Open Championship, more popularly known as The Open or British Open, is the oldest golf tournament in the world. Founded in 1860, it focuses around the coastal golf courses throughout the UK.
Other golf events that you may be interested in include:
- The Senior Open (21-24th July)
- AIG Women’s Open (4-7th August)
- US Senior Women’s Open (25-28th August)
- Presidents Cup (22-25th September)
- WGC-HSBC Champions (27-30th October)
Visit our Iford Golf Centre
At our golf centre in Bournemouth, we have a sports bar where you can watch all the major tournaments throughout the year. Why not play a game and visit us today!