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2010 PGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates August 12 - 15, 2010
Location Haven, Wisconsin
Course(s) Whistling Straits, Straits Course
Tour(s) PGA Tour
PGA European Tour
Japan Golf Tour
Par 72
Yardage 7,514
Field 156 players
Purse TBD
Winner's share TBD

The 2010 PGA Championship will be the 92nd PGA Championship and is scheduled to be played from August 12-15 at the Straits Course of the Whistling Straits complex in Haven, Wisconsin (postal address Kohler). The last time a major was played at Whistling Straits, also on the Straits Course, was the 2004 PGA Championship, which was won by Vijay Singh in the 86th PGA Championship, and this will mark the second PGA Championship to be held at Whistling Straits.

Television coverage will be provided in the United States by CBS and TNT, and in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports.



The following is the qualification criteria that will be used to select the field.[1] Each player is listed according to the first category by which he qualified, but other categories are shown in parentheses. Italicized dates indicate when the outcome of a given category will be decided.

1. All former PGA Champions
Paul Azinger, Rich Beem, Mark Brooks, John Daly, Steve Elkington, Pádraig Harrington (4,6), Davis Love III, Shaun Micheel, Phil Mickelson (3,9,10), Vijay Singh, David Toms, Bob Tway, Tiger Woods (2,4,6,10), Y.E. Yang (6)
(Eligible but not expected to compete: Jack Burke, Jr., Dow Finsterwald, Raymond Floyd, Doug Ford, Al Geiberger, Wayne Grady, David Graham, Hubert Green, Don January, John Mahaffey, Larry Nelson, Bobby Nichols, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Nick Price, Jeff Sluman, Dave Stockton, Hal Sutton, Lee Trevino, Lanny Wadkins)

2. Last five U.S. Open Champions
Ángel Cabrera (3), Lucas Glover (6), Geoff Ogilvy (10), June 20, 2010

3. Last five Masters Champions
Trevor Immelman, Zach Johnson (6), April 11, 2010

4. Last five British Open Champions
Stewart Cink (9), July 18, 2010

5. Current Senior PGA Champion
May 30, 2010

6. 15 low scorers and ties in the 2009 PGA Championship
Ernie Els (10), Dustin Johnson (10), Martin Kaymer, Søren Kjeldsen, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, John Merrick, Francesco Molinari, Henrik Stenson, Lee Westwood

7. 20 low scorers in the 2010 PGA Professional National Championship
June 2010

8. Top 70 leaders in official money standings from the 2009 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and Legends Reno-Tahoe Open to the 2010 Greenbrier Classic
August 1, 2010

9. Members of the 2008 United States Ryder Cup team
Chad Campbell, Ben Curtis, Jim Furyk, J. B. Holmes, Anthony Kim, Justin Leonard, Hunter Mahan (10), Kenny Perry, Steve Stricker (10), Boo Weekley

10. Winners of tournaments co-sponsored or approved by the PGA Tour since the 2009 PGA Championship
Stephen Ames, Cameron Beckman, Ben Crane, Bill Haas, Matt Kuchar, Martin Laird, Derek Lamely, Troy Matteson, Ryan Moore, Ryan Palmer, Ian Poulter, Heath Slocum, Camilo Villegas (through the WGC-CA Championship and Puerto Rico Open)
August 8, 2010

11. The PGA of America reserves the right to invite additional players not included in the categories listed above

12. Vacancies are filled by the first available player from the list of alternates (those below 70th place in official money standings).

Course layout

The 2010 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits
Tee Rating/Slope 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN TOTAL
Yardage N/A 408 593 181 493 598 355 221 507 449 3,805 361 618 143 404 373 518 569 223 500 3,709 7,514
Par N/A 4 5 3 4 5 4 3 4 4 36 4 5 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 72


  1. ^ 2008 PGA Championship Eligiblity - no major changes expected

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Preceded by
2010 Open Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
2011 Masters


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