Clydesdales deliver Ozzie Smith with trophy to kick off PGA Championship

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ST. LOUIS-  The 100th PGA championship comes to Bellerive Country Club Monday and 80,000 visitors expected in Town and Country.  The Budweiser Clydesdales are helping to welcome pro-golfers to St. Louis.  They carried Ozzie Smith with the trophy down Ladue Road to start the tournament.  He was carrying the tournament's Wanamaker trophy.

The tournament does not officially kick off until Thursday.  But, there will be traffic issues this week because of the tournament this week. MoDOT will close Ladue road from near I-270 to highway 141 on Monday at 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. Part of Mason road will also be closed, West Walling drive and Conway Road from 5 a.m. until 9 p.m.

If you're going to the golf tournament there is no spectator parking within several miles of the golf course. General spectator parking will be at the Fenton Logistics Park.  There will be about 80 buses per hour going to and from the golf course.  People who are ride-sharing will be dropped off at Westminster Christian Academy and then bused to Bellerive.

Some of the best seats are not located at the golf course. You can stream video of the tournament and see the event on television. Check the schedule below for the times to watch. Following the PGA on social media is also a good way to experience the championship.

You can watch the PGA tour on-air and online. The first three rounds will air on TNT. You can see the third and final round on CBS. will broadcast a live video stream of featured groups throughout the 2018 PGA Championship. Watch the stream here.

Tee times are listed here.


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