Wells Fargo Championship 2023: TV Schedule, Format, History, Past Winners

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Scott Stallings tees off on the fourth hole during the fourth round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow on Sunday, May 9, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.
(AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman)
Ryan Hannable @RyanHannable May 03, 2023, 8:10 AM
  • The Wells Fargo Championship is May 4-7 from Quail Hollow.
  • It is a designated event with a strong field and big purse.
  • Golf Channel and CBS will share the TV coverage.

The Wells Fargo Championship, which has a $20 million purse since it’s a designated event, will be May 4-7 from Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Some top players, including Jon Rahm and Scottie Scheffler, have opted to skip this week. Still, 21 of the top 30 players in the Official World Golf Rankings are in the field, including Rory McIlroy.

Max Homa is the defending champion, although last year’s event was held at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm since Quail Hollow hosted the Presidents Cup in the fall.

Wells Fargo Championship TV Schedule, Times, Channel

  • Thursday, May 4: 2:00-6:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel
  • Friday, May 5: 2:00-6:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel
  • Saturday, May 6: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel; 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET, CBS
  • Sunday, May 7: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ET, Golf Channel; 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET, CBS

What Channel Is the Wells Fargo Championship On?

The Wells Fargo Championship is on Golf Channel exclusively Thursday-Friday and then Golf Channel and CBS Saturday and Sunday.

Wells Fargo Championship PGA Tour Live, Featured Groups

  • Thursday, May 4: 6:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m. ET, ESPN+
  • Friday, May 5: 6:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m. ET, ESPN+
  • Saturday, May 6: 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.ET, ESPN+
  • Sunday, May 7: 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. ET, ESPN+

Wells Fargo Championship Format

The 156 players in the field will play stroke play over the course of four days.

The field will be cut to the top 65 players, including ties, following Friday’s second round.

Since it’s a designated event, there is a $20 million purse, with $3.6 million going to the winner.

Who Won the Wells Fargo Championship Last Year?

Max Homa won the 2022 Wells Fargo Championship, although it was held at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm since Quail Hollow hosted the Presidents Cup in the fall.

Homa also won the 2019 edition, which was at Quail Hollow.

Wells Fargo Championship History, Past Winners

YearWinnerScore
2022Max Homa-8
2021Rory McIlroy-10
2020No Tournament (COVID)N/A
2019Max Homa-15
2018Jason Day-12
2017Brian Harman-10
2016James Hahn-9
2015Rory McIlroy-21
2014J.B. Holmes-14
2013Derek Ernst-8
2012Rickie Fowler-14
2011Lucas Glover-15

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Ryan Hannable

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Ryan Hannable is a Content Managing Editor on the Web Content Team for BetMGM. Previously, he was a New England Patriots beat writer for WEEI in Boston. He also has published a golf book, “The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia: 600 Questions and Answers.”

Ryan Hannable is a Content Managing Editor on the Web Content Team for BetMGM. Previously, he was a New England Patriots beat writer for WEEI in Boston. He also has published a golf book, “The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia: 600 Questions and Answers.”