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Last year, it was Justin Thomas who lifted the famous Wanamaker Trophy at Quail Hollow, shooting three consecutive sub-70 rounds to close out the championship and seal his first major title.

The 25-year-old went on to seize, however briefly, the world No 1 ranking for the first time earlier this year and while he has slipped back to No 2 behind Dustin Johnson, started the 2018 PGA Championship among the favourites for the title.

Thomas would be the first man to defend the PGA crown since Tiger Woods, who is also in the field and could pose a threat come Sunday.

Whoever does triumph will be the first man to win the tournament at Bellerive since it was last held there in 1992; Zimbabwe’s Nick Price took the title on that occasion.

PGA Championship 2018 TV channel

Sky Sports lost the rights to golf’s “other” major two years ago and in 2017 UK fans came dangerously close to not being able to watch the tournament at all.

The BBC picked up the rights at the last minute and produced widely-criticised, minimalist coverage of the event.

However, the UK home broadcaster have not picked up the rights this time and instead the golf will be shown by Eleven Sports, a new face to most in the sports world.

The company is partially owned by Andrea Radrizzani, who is also the majority owner of Leeds United.

They have previously picked up rights to international events in smaller countries, but in 2018 have taken three-year deals to broadcast La Liga, Serie A, Eredivisie and Chinese Super League matches in the UK – as well as the PGA Championship.

But they do not have a channel and will not be broadcasting the golf on TV.

PGA Championship 2018 live stream

Eleven Sports will be streaming the first two rounds of the tournament live for free on Facebook through their Eleven Sports UK Facebook page ( starting at 1.30pm each day.

But if you want to watch all four rounds online, you will need a subscription to the streaming service.

They are currently running a seven-day free trial, which means UK fans who have not yet signed up could watch all of the golf for free.

Alternatively, if you do want to sign up, there is an “early bird” offer available until August 31: it means you can either pay £5.99 per month or £49.99 for a year’s worth of access.

PGA Championship 2018 pre-tournament odds

Dustin Johnson 8/1

Justin Thomas 12/1

Rory McIlroy 12/1

Brooks Koepka 18/1

Jason Day 20/1

Jordan Spieth 22/1

Justin Rose 22/1

Rickie Fowler 22/1

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