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How to watch the PGA Tour on ESPN Plus

Jordan Spieth at the AT&T Byron Nelson
Jordan Spieth at the AT&T Byron Nelson (Image credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Tee it up golf fans, the PGA Tour on ESPN Plus provides streaming coverage of some of the biggest golf events of the year to its subscribers. ESPN Plus' coverage of PGA Tour events includes live tournament action, replays, originals, speed round recaps and more.

Here is everything you need to know about how to watch the PGA Tour on ESPN Plus, including what's available this week.

What is the next PGA Tour on ESPN Plus event?

This week's PGA Tour event is the AT&T Byron Nelson at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas. The tournament takes place from Thursday, May 12, to Sunday, May 12.

Taking place the week before the PGA Championship, the Byron Nelson is set to feature many of golf's top players, who may be looking for a little tune up to get ready for the second major of the year, in addition to going for a win in a long-running and popular tournament.

Here is ESPN Plus' coverage schedule for the AT&T Byron Nelson:

May 12

  • Main feed (7:45 am ET/4:45 am PT)
  • Featured Groups (8:30 am ET/5:30 am PT): Bubba Watson/Talor Gooch/Satoshi Kodaira & Jason Day/Hideki Matsuyama/Mackenzie Hughes
  • Featured Holes (8:30 am ET/5:30 am PT): No. 4, 7, 15, 17
  • Marquee Group (8:45 am ET/5:45 am PT): Dustin Johnson/Xander Schauffele/Kevin Kisner
  • Featured Groups (4 pm ET/1 pm PT): Justin Thomas/Sam Burns/Tom Hoge & Scotti Scheffler/Jordan Spieth/K.H. Lee
  • Featured Holes (4 pm ET/1 pm PT): No. 15, No. 17

May 13

  • Main feed (7:45 am ET/4:45 am PT)
  • Featured Groups (8:30 am ET/5:30 am PT): Joaquin Niemann/Marc Leishman/Adam Scott & Justin Thomas/Sam Burns/Tom Hoge
  • Featured Holes (8:30 am ET/5:30 am PT): No. 4, 7, 15, 17
  • Marquee Group (8:45 am ET/5:45 am PT): Scotti Scheffler/Jordan Spieth/K.H. Lee
  • Featured Groups (4 pm ET/1 pm PT): Bubba Watson/Talor Gooch/Satoshi Kodaira & Dustin Johnson/Xander Schauffele/Kevin Kisner
  • Featured Holes (4 pm ET/1 pm PT): No. 15, No. 17

ESPN Plus' weekend coverage of AT&T Byron Nelson will follow the same format, though groups will be determined after Friday cuts.

What does ESPN Plus cost?

ESPN Plus is available as a standalone streaming service for $6.99 per month or $69.99 for a full year commitment. But ESPN Plus is also available as a part of multiple bundle with other Disney-owned streaming services.

First, it is part of the Disney Plus bundle, which consists of ESPN Plus, Disney Plus and Hulu for a single monthly fee of $13.99 per month. It is also now included as a standard feature for Hulu with Live TV, which is available either as an ad-supported plan for $69.99 per month or an ad-free plan for $75.99 per month.

How to watch ESPN Plus?

The ESPN Plus streaming service is compatible with the following connected devices: Android phone, tablet and TV; Amazon Fire TV and tablet; Apple TV, iPad and iPhone; Google Chromecast; Facebook Portal TV and Portal Touch; Oculus Go; PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5; Roku players and TVs; Samsung Smart TVs; Xbox One and Series X|S; Xfinity XClass, Flex and X1. ESPN Plus can also Airplay onto TVs.

To start watching ESPN Plus on any of these devices, you must download the app and sign in with your account information. After that you can enjoy all the sports action that ESPN Plus has to offer, including the PGA Tour.

What to know about the PGA Tour on ESPN Plus

ESPN Plus is a standalone streaming service from ESPN, the Disney-owned cable sports network that bills itself as the “worldwide leader in sports.” It has been building ESPN Plus to expand that title to the streaming market, with the streaming service providing fans access to live coverage of the NHL, college basketball, college football, MLB, MLS, UFC, Bundesliga, LaLiga, Wimbledon and U.S. Open tennis tournaments and more. ESPN Plus also has its own slate of original programming, provides access to the full library of 30 for 30 sports documentaries and gives subscribers access to premium ESPN articles and daily radio telecasts.

As for the PGA Tour, ESPN Plus provides subscribers with more than 4,300 hours of live coverage from 35 events, with 28 of those including complete four-day coverage of the events with four feeds each day. Among the PGA Tour events covered by ESPN Plus are two majors, the PGA Championship, taking place at Southern Hills Championship Course in Oklahoma in 2022, and The Masters from Augusta National Golf Course. In addition to live coverage of the PGA Championship and The Masters, films on previous years’ tournaments can also be streamed.

Michael Balderston is a DC-based entertainment and assistant managing editor for What to Watch, who has previously written about the TV and movies with TV Technology, Awards Circuit and regional publications. Spending most of his time watching new movies at the theater or classics on TCM, some of Michael's favorite movies include Casablanca, Moulin Rouge!, Silence of the Lambs, Children of Men, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and Star Wars. On the TV side he enjoys Peaky Blinders, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Saturday Night Live, Only Murders in the Building and is always up for a Seinfeld rerun.