PGA Tour 2K21 Video Game Revealed

Justin Thomas is the cover star for the game that launches on 21st August

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Justin Thomas is the cover star for the game that launches on 21st August

PGA Tour 2K21 Video Game Revealed

The brand new PGA Tour 2K21 video game featuring cover star Justin Thomas will be coming to consoles on Friday 21st August.

Golf fans have been waiting five years for an official PGA Tour video game and thanks to 2K, the makers of The Golf Club, our prayers have been answered.

WATCH: PGA Tour 2K21 Video Game trailer -

The game will see a single player career mode where players compete on the PGA Tour with the quest to win the FedEx Cup.

You'll encounter plenty of well-known tournaments along the way mixed in with a 'broadcast-style presentation, state-of-the-art graphics, dynamic cutscenes and a seamless replay system'.

There will be 12 PGA Tour pros featuring on the game, including cover star Justin Thomas, the former World No.1, 2017 USPGA Champion and FedEx Cup winner.

The game features 15 licensed PGA Tour courses and also comes with a custom Course Designer feature.

Whilst we've had no official confirmation on courses yet, we can confirm from the trailers released so far that some of the courses and tournaments included are -

  • TPC Sawgrass, Players Championship
  • East Lake, Tour Championship
  • Riviera, Genesis Invitational
  • TPC Scottsdale, Waste Management Phoenix Open
  • TPC Louisiana, Zurich Classic
  • TPC Deere Run, John Deere Classic
  • Innisbrook Copperhead, Valspar Championship
  • TPC San Antonio, Valero Texas Open

Commentary will come from Australian Luke Elvy and 2002 USPGA Champion Rich Beem, well known to UK viewers through his Sky Sports broadcasting role.

Gamers will be able to customise their player using thing MyPLAYER feature that has licensed apparel and equipment from adidas, Polo Ralph Lauren, Callaway, TaylorMade, Bridgestone, Malbon Golf and more.

As well as the single player career mode, the game will also feature extensive online options for players to tee it up with friends and others online with formats including alternate-shot, stroke play, skins and four-player scramble.

As well as that, Online Societies will encourage players to invite their squad to run full seasons and tournaments with unique entry rules and requirements, as well as handicap and event settings.

“Being chosen to be the first-ever cover athlete for the premiere PGA TOUR 2K game is a tremendous honour,” said Justin Thomas.

“I’m excited to join the 2K family and challenge players everywhere on the digital links.”

2K has partnered with adidas and pre-ordered games will come will the 2K/adidas Codechaos MyPLAYER Pack featuring special adidas apparel including the Codechaos shoes.

The game has been developed by HB Studios and 2K, the company behind the successful WWE, NBA, The Golf Clu and Borderlands games.

It will be out worldwide on Friday 21st August and available to play on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC and Stadia.

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Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news team as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as five Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays off of a six handicap. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: Titleist TSi2

Hybrids: Titleist 816 H1

Irons: Mizuno MP5 5-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Srixon Z Star XV