Where Is Charles Schwab Cup Championship? How to Watch It Live and Everything You Need to Know

Published 05/28/2021, 1:58 PM EDT
May 27, 2021; Fort Worth, Texas, USA; Phil Mickelson on the 14th tee during the first round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports


Following an excellent 2021 PGA Championship, the focus now shifts to the Charles Schwab Challenge. This is the 76th edition of the tournament and is currently the longest running event on the PGA TOUR.

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While it isn’t as intense as a Major, it has a field featuring some of the best golfers around. Jordan Spieth, Sergio Garcia, Collin Morikawa, and Phil Mickelson are all at the Colonial Country Club for the event. Colonial is a private golf club in Fort Worth, Texas, which has ranked inside the top-10 in difficulty scoring relative to par in the last few years.

It started on May 27, and after Day 1, United States golfer Jason Kokrak on top of the leaderboard. Colombian Sebastián Muñoz was just behind in second, while Garcia and Spieth were in the top five.

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How to watch Charles Schwab Challenge?

The tournament is available on both television and also live streams. The TV coverage will be through Golf Channel and CBS whereas the live coverage will be through and other private stream options like fuboTV and CBS Sports. Fans can also tune into the radio version of the coverage through PGA Tour Radio.

Thursday-Friday, 4 p.m to 7 p.m (Golf Channel). Saturday, 2 p.m to 5:30 p.m. (Golf Channel), 5:30-7 p.m. (CBS). Sunday, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (CBS). All timings are EST (Eastern Standard Time).

Prize money for the event

Just a few days before the tournament began, Charles Schwab Corporation announced its extension as the title sponsor for this event. In their agreement with the PGA Tour, they announced that this partnership extends to 2026. This is their third year as the title sponsor, of this legendary event, which began in 1946.

The total prize money for the event is $7.5 million, while the winner pockets a handsome $1.5 million from it. The second place bags $817,500, and the third place gets $517,500. These are unchanged from last year, but there is also an additional prize this year for the winner.

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The winner of the 2021 Charles Schwab Challenge will also receive a 1946 Schwab Power Wagon. The classic vehicle is also an homage to the year the tournament was started. Who do you think will get to drive this beauty home?

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Aaron Mathew is a sports analyst at EssentiallySports. A graduate in Mass Media from Xavier’s College, Aaron has been a part of EssentiallySports since May 2020 where he covers both NBA and NCAA basketball news, and has also covered NBA 2K. In the past, Aaron has worked at the Sports Desk of Mumbai Mirror.

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