The partnership will bring real-life PGA TOUR courses and iconic events to Golf Clash, which has over 108 million lifetime downloads around the world
The agreement brings real-life golf courses to an EA SPORTS mobile game, in addition to the EA SPORTS PGA TOUR console and PC experience
TPC Sawgrass, home of THE PLAYERS Championship, is now available for Golf Clash players
For the first time in Golf Clash, fans will be able to practice for a chance to compete in THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass starting today.* This kicks off a multiyear EA SPORTS, Playdemic and PGA TOUR agreement to bring a series of real-life courses and iconic events into Golf Clash over the coming years.
To celebrate the event, nine of THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass holes are available today, March 6, with players invited to experience the courses in available practice rounds. The nine selected holes for the Golf Clash community are some of the most memorable courses in golf featuring an exciting combination of both competitive and fun options for players.
“We’re thrilled to officially welcome the PGA TOUR and THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass to Golf Clash, expanding the ways players can experience iconic golf events around the world,“ said Andrew Pedersen, Vice President of Mobile Sports at Electronic Arts. “The multi-year agreement with the PGA TOUR allows us to bring some of the world’s best courses to players’ mobile devices, all played through the beloved Golf Clash experience.”
“Growing the game of golf and providing fun new ways for fans of all ages to participate in the sport is a key priority,” said Len Brown, Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President, Licensing at PGA TOUR. “Starting Golf Clash fans with THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass and the island green at 17 is an exciting and fun way to experience one of the sport’s many wonders.”
Players can earn the opportunity to compete in qualification rounds of THE PLAYERS Championship 9-Hole Cup in-game between March 9th and 10th** with advancing players able to play in the tournament through March 11th. All Golf Clash players can also attempt to land a hole-in-one at the iconic 17th in THE PLAYERS Golden Shot event, potentially earning rewards and a unique in-game officially licensed TPC Sawgrass ball. An additional officially licensed THE PLAYERS Ball will be available for purchase between March 7-9 for all Golf Clash players in the in-game store.
Golf Clash is one of the leading mobile games in the United States and the United Kingdom, with 108 million worldwide lifetime downloads. In 2022 alone, there were 1.3 billion gameplay minutes and 5.7 million hole-in-ones in Golf Clash. The game has been honored with multiple industry awards including the BAFTA Games Mobile Game of the Year (2018), Mobile Games Awards Game of the Year (2018), PocketGamer.biz Game of the Year (2017) and The Independent Game Developers’ Association (TIGA) Awards Game of the Year (2017).
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*THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass’ nine holes is available to play in Golf Clash March 6-11.
**Last chance to enter THE PLAYERS 9-Hole Cup qualification is March 10.
Integrated Communications Manager, EA SPORTS