100th PGA Championship in St. Louis
The PGA Championship is coming to Bellerive Country Club and it’s something you don’t want to miss! St. Louis is a city known for its traditions and uplifting sports culture such as one of the biggest tournaments in the world, the PGA Championship. Whether you’re a visitor or resident, this event is open to everyone. While tickets are sold out, you still have a chance to watch some of the best golfers as they golf in the best course of the Midwest by attending the pre activities which will be held August 6-8, 2018.
Monday, August 6: Opening Day Ceremony
The opening day ceremony at the 100th PGA Championship begins. This day will include watching golf rounds that feature players like Justin Thomas, Jimmy Walker, and Jason Day. Each of these outstanding golfers made it to the final round last year at the 99th PGA Championship. Some players are known to interact and talk with the crowd. Not to mention, the world famous Clydesdales will be in action. Don’t miss these historic horses as they put on a nostalgic performance.
Tuesday, August 7: Junior Day
Tuesday Jr. Day! This gives boys and girls, ages 13-18, a chance to show off their skills in a 1-day 36-hole tournament. Four kids are given free entry with one adult ticket. Be sure to complete the Medical Authorization Form and submit it back to the Midwest Section PGA prior to the event. This gives the whole family a chance to be included in such a fun event. Click here to buy tickets now.
Wednesday, August 8: Celebrating the Champions of Today and Tomorrow
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 involves recognizing St. Louis and how it is filled with champs and influencers. Fan favorite, Ozzie Smith, will be featured as a champion as he has worked 2 decades as a St. Louis Cardinal setting major league records for assists, double plays and total chances. There’s so much happening in just three days! Come out and join the fun.
Sightseeing in St. Louis
While you’re in St. Louis during the 100th PGA Championship visit one of our many world class attractions. A visit to the Gateway Arch is a must. The Arch just went through a $380 million renovation to the grounds, visitor center and museum. The Muny is celebrating its 100th season this year and during the PGA they will be performing Meet Me in St. Louis.
Other attractions include Forest Park, one of the largest urban parks in the United States. Within Forest Park is our award-winning Saint Louis Zoo, Saint Louis Science Center, Missouri History Museum and the Saint Louis Art Museum. Be sure to sample our city’s bustling craft beer and dining scene. St. Louis is home to more than 50 craft brewers including Schlafly, Urban Chestnut, 4 Hands Brewery and more. Some of our city’s signature foods include St. Louis Style Pizza and BBQ, Gooey Butter Cake, Fitz’s root beer and Ted Drewes Frozen Custard.