What channel is the PGA Championship on? Here’s how to watch the PGA at Kiawah Island

2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island

You don't have to have a ticket to watch the 2021 PGA Championship.

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If you weren’t lucky enough to score one of the limited tickets to the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, don’t fret. Extensive TV and streaming coverage is available for fans to tune in from home. Here’s what you need to know to watch the action from the comfort of your couch.

What channel is the 2021 PGA Championship on?

Two TV networks will be responsible for all the TV coverage of the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island: ESPN and CBS. ESPN will air six hours of coverage of the first and second rounds on Thursday and Friday, in addition to midday coverage on Saturday and Sunday.

CBS takes over for the primary broadcast of the third and final rounds with six hours of coverage each day. Check out the full PGA Championship TV schedule below.

2021 PGA TV schedule

Thursday, May 20: 1-7 p.m. (ESPN)
Friday, May 21: 1-7 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday, May 22: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (ESPN); 1-7 p.m. (CBS)
Sunday, May 23: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (ESPN); 1-7 p.m. (CBS)

But TV isn’t the only way to watch the likes of Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy duke it out at the Ocean Course. You can also stream the 2021 PGA Championship online in various ways via ESPN+. There you can watch exclusive early coverage all four days, including 12 combined hours on Thursday and Friday, as well as featured groups and featured hole coverage.

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Simulcasts of all TV broadcasts can be streamed via the ESPN App and Paramount+. You can find the complete streaming schedule for all four rounds below.

2021 PGA live streaming schedule

THURSDAY, MAY 20
Exclusive ESPN+ Round 1 Coverage: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
Featured Groups: All day (ESPN+)
Featured Holes (16, 17 and 18): 8:15 a.m.-7 p.m. (ESPN+)
Round 1 ESPN TV Coverage: 1-7 p.m. (ESPN App)

FRIDAY, MAY 21
Exclusive ESPN+ Round 2 Coverage: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
Featured Groups: All day (ESPN+)
Featured Holes (16, 17 and 18): 8:15 a.m.-7 p.m. (ESPN+)
Round 2 ESPN TV Coverage: 1-7 p.m. (ESPN App)

SATURDAY MAY 22
Exclusive ESPN+ Round 3 Coverage: 8-10 a.m. ET (ESPN+)
Round 3 ESPN TV Coverage: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. ET (ESPN App)
Round 3 CBS TV Coverage
: 1-7 p.m. ET (Paramount+)
Featured Groups and Featured Holes (15, 16 and 17): All day (ESPN+)

SUNDAY MAY 23
Exclusive ESPN+ Round 4 Coverage: 8-10 a.m. ET (ESPN+)
Round 4 ESPN TV Coverage:
10 a.m.-1 p.m. ET (ESPN App)
Round 4 CBS TV Coverage
: 1-7 p.m. ET (Paramount+)
Featured Groups and Featured Holes (15, 16 and 17):
All day (ESPN+)

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