Publishing behemoth Electronic Arts has teamed up with the PGA of America to bring bolster the upcoming EA Sports PGA Tour with PGA Tour Coaches’ expertise and the PGA Championship, ensuring a fully authentic golfing experience when the new game launches in 2022.
The partnership will secure exclusive rights to all four of golf’s major championships: he Masters Tournament, PGA Championship, U.S. Open Championship and The Open Championship.
In addition, EA Sports PGA Tour will feature tutorials and coaching challenges, which have been designed in collaboration with PGA Education and Player Development Departments, which teach valuable skills for both in-game and the real world.
Jim Richardson, president of PGA, commented:
The PGA of America is committed to growing interest and participation in golf, and we’re excited to partner with EA SPORTS to support the goal of reaching golf’s next generation.
The EA SPORTS team is working diligently with the PGA to authentically represent the PGA Championship in the game, and we’re thrilled that the game will shine a light on our PGA Professionals, who are some of the most important ambassadors for the sport.
EA Sports PGA Tour is due for release in 2022 for PS5, PC, and Xbox Series X/S.