Northern Ohio PGA Golf Professional Jaysen Hansen, Head Golf Professional at Beechmont Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio is joining the deepest all-professional field of the year when he competes in the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club. Hansen’s tee times are: Round 1 (Thursday, August 9): 12:37 pm – Round 2 (Friday, August 10): 7:12 am. Television Coverage For Round 1 & Round 2: TNT – 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
The 156-player roster includes 98 of the top 100 players and the top 116 in the current Official World Golf Rankings. The PGA Championship field also includes 20 Club Professionals, led by reigning PGA Professional Champion Ryan Vermeer, a PGA Director of Instruction at Happy Hollow Club in Omaha, Nebraska. The 20 including Hansen earned a berth in the June at the 51st PGA Professional Championship at Bayonet Black Horse in Seaside, California.
Bellerive Country Club hosted its first major championship in 1965, when Gary Player captured the U.S. Open. This is the second time in its history that it has hosted the PGA Championship, first time was in 1992. Bellerive also hosted the 2013 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship when Japan’s Kohki Idoki became golf’s first Asian male major champion.