Golf is one of the oldest sports in the world. It has fans all over the world and many like watching some of the top players ply their craft. The typical season runs from October to August of the next year, with a number of events in that period of time. To watch the events live, there are a number of different broadcasters that can help. Unfortunately, you may not be able to see coverage everywhere, or you may have specific coverage you enjoy watching. If that is the case, you would definitely need to use a VPN.
How to Use a VPN to Watch the PGA Your Live
We will use ExpressVPN for the example of how to use a VPN service to watch PGA tournaments. First, you’ll want to download the VPN client. ExpressVPN offers client software for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Mobile users can download apps for iOS and Android. You can even connect your router to secure every device on your network. It will send all your communications through the VPN which extends support to devices like game consoles and streaming boxes. They even have an app for Amazon Fire TV devices.
Now that you’ve had a chance to download and install the software it’s time to connect. Launch the ExpressVPN client and select a server location. We’ll walk you through step by step using their Windows client. Keep in mind we are using images from US servers since many channels are geo-restricted to the United States.
- Since the best coverage is in the US, you will want to pick a server in the United States. ExpressVPN has a large network of servers located all over the US.
- We recommend you select OpenVPN (TCP) or (UDP). For streaming videos from sites like YouTube, we use OpenVPN (UDP) because its faster than TCP. They also support PPTP, L2TP, and SSTP. We still recommend OpenVPN UDP for the best mix of speed and privacy protection.
- Click the big round connect button. After a few seconds, you’ll see the shield around the button turn green. There will also be a message letting you know the “VPN is ON”
- You now have an IP address in the USA, as far as anyone can tell online. As such, you can reach any site as if you were sitting there. The same would be true if you connected to a server in the UK or anywhere else in the world.
It is just that easy to do. Now that you have an IP address from an ExpressVPN server in the US, you can browse the Internet or watch PGA Tour events as if you were actually there. The same is true from any country, but you will want to connect to a server in the US to watch the live feeds.
As you can probably tell by now, a good VPN opens access to content around the world. For use outside of the US, the service can help you unblock popular services like Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora. You still need an account for services like Netflix but the VPN will help you watch American shows and movies on Netflix as if you were physically there or in any other region you would like to access.
PGA Tour Highlights
Golfing goes back Millennia to Scotland. Since that time, however, there have been many improvements in the game. Of course, the PGA tour is comprised of some of the best golfers in the world. If you follow the sport, you know of some of the great rivalries and players that help make the sport and the PGA tour what it is.
The golfer that has changed the game the most in the last 2 decades is Tiger Woods. Not only did he bring the sport more to the masses, but he was also responsible for making golfing a game of athletes. After several bad years, Woods has returned to golfing and won his first major tournament in 11 years.
Let’s take a look at the ways to watch the PGA tour live and the different locations. Please remember these will all have restrictions, and you will likely need a subscription to watch. Be sure to connect to a VPN in the regions close.
- Golf Channel (North America, Latin America)
- Global TV (Global)
- CBS Sports (US)
- Sky Sports (North America, UK, Australia)
- PGA Tour (Global)
As we mentioned, there are a number of events you can watch on the PGA Tour live. If you have a look at the table below, you will see the list. That way, you can pick and choose the ones you want to see. The season normally lasts for 10 months, so there are plenty of options.
|Oct. 4-7||Safeway Open||Silverado Resort and Spa||Kevin Tway|
|Oct. 11-14||CIMB Classic||TPC Kuala Lumpur||Marc Leishman|
|Oct. 18-21||The CJ Cup||Nine Bridges||Brooks Koepka|
|Oct. 25-28||WGC-HSBC||Sheshan International GC||Xander Schauffele|
|Oct. 25-28||Sanderson Farms Championship||CC of Jackson||Cameron Champ|
|Nov. 1-4||Shriners Hospitals for Children Open||TPC Summerlin||Bryson DeChambeau|
|Nov. 8-11||Mayakoba Golf Classic||El Chameleon GC||Matt Kuchar|
|Nov. 15-18||The RSM Classic||Sea Island Resort||Charles Howell III|
|Nov. 22-25||ISPS Handa Melbourne World Cup of Golf||The Metropolitan Golf Club||Thomas Detry|
|Nov. 29-Dec. 2||Hero World Challenge||Albany||Jon Rahm|
|Dec. 7-9||QBE Shootout||Tiburon||Kizzire / Harman|
|Jan. 3-6||Sentry Tournament of Champions||Plantation Course||Xander Schauffele|
|Jan. 10-13||Sony Open in Hawaii||Waialae Country Club||Matt Kuchar|
|Jan. 17-20||CareerBuilder Challeng||Stadium Course||Adam Long|
|Jan. 24-27||Farmers Insurance Open||Torrey Pines Golf Course||Justin Rose|
|Jan. 31-Feb. 3||Waste Management Phoenix Ope||TPC Scottsdale||Rickie Fowler|
|Feb. 7-10||AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am||Pebble Beach GL||Phil Mickelson|
|Feb. 14-17||Genesis Open||The Riveria Country Club||J.B. Holmes|
|Feb. 21-24||Puerto Rico Open||Coco Beach Golf & CC||Martin Trainer|
|Feb. 21-24||WGC-Mexico Championship||Club de Golf Chapultepec||Dustin Johnson|
|Feb. 28-Mar. 3||The Honda Classic||PGA National||Keith Mitchell|
|Mar. 7-10||Arnold Palmer Invitational||Bay Hill Club and Lodge||Francesco Molinari|
|Mar. 14-17||The Players Championship||TPC Sawgrass||Rory McIlroy|
|Mar. 21-24||Valspar Championship||Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club||Paul Casey|
|Mar. 21-24||WGC-Dell Match Play||Austin Country Club||Kevin Kisner|
|Mar. 28-31||Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship||Corales Puntacana Resort & Club||Graeme McDowell|
|Apr. 4-7||Valero Texas Open||TPC San Antonio||Corey Conners|
|Apr. 11-14||Masters Tournament||Augusta National GC||Tiger Woods|
|Apr. 18-21||RBC Heritage||Town Golf Links|
|Apr. 25-28||Zurich Classic of New Orleans||TPC Louisiana|
|May 2-5||Wells Fargo Championship||Quail Hollow Club|
|May 9-12||AT&T Byron Nelson||Trinity Forest Golf Club|
|May 16-19||PGA Championship||Bethpage State Park BK Course|
|May 23-26||Charles Schwab Challenge||Colonial Country Club|
|May 30-June 2||The Memorial Tournament||Muirfield Village GC|
|June 6-9||RBC Canadian Open||Hamilton Golf & Country Club|
|June 13-16||U.S. Open||Pebble Beach Golf Links|
|June 20-23||Travelers Championship||TPC River Highlands|
|June 27-30||Rocket Mortgage Classic||Detroit Golf Club|
|July 4-7||3M Open||TPC Twin Cities|
|July 11-14||John Deere Classic||TPC Deere Run|
|July 18-21||The Open Championship||Royal Portrush Golf Club|
|July 18-21||Barbasol Championship||Keene Trace Golf Club|
|July 25-28||WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational||TPC Southwind|
|July 25-28||Reno-Tahoe Tournament||Montreux GC & CC|
|Aug. 1-4||Wyndham Championship||Sedgefield Country Club|
|Aug. 8-11||The Northern Trust||Liberty National GC|
|Aug. 15-18||BMW Championship||Medinah CC|
|Aug. 22-25||TOUR Championship||East Lake GC|
And there you have the best ways to watch the PGA tour live with a VPN no matter where you are located. Whether you are planning on watching how your favorite golfer is doing or you develop a new one, you can do that by using a VPN. That way, you can enjoy the tournaments you want to watch.