Hero World Challenge
Nov. 27 – Dec. 3
Exciting golf in an exclusive setting, the Hero World Challenge combines the best of luxury with 18 of the world’s top ranked golfers at Albany, Bahamas.
Golf’s most exclusive field
The Hero World Challenge has a longstanding history of incredible golf moments thanks in part to the game’s most exclusive field. With 18 of the world’s top ranked players vying for the Hero World Challenge trophy each year, the competition at Albany, Bahamas is sure to heat up.
- Tiger Woods – tournament host & five-time champion
- Hideki Matsuyama – 2016 champion
- Bubba Watson – 2015 champion
- Jordan Spieth – 2014 champion
Be a Part of the Action
From the golf course to the beach, once-in-a-lifetime experiences are everyday occurrences at the Hero World Challenge. Every event provides guests with an exclusive experience only found at Albany, Bahamas.
- A one-of-its-kind location
- The most exclusive pro-am in golf
- Hospitality on and off the course like never before
Golf. Party. Repeat
The best in golf, luxury and entertainment merge at Albany, Bahamas one week each year. After the last putt drops, the action heats up at Aviva Beach with stunning evening events for partners and invited guests.
- Hero World Challenge Beach Party
- Hero World Challenge Poker Night
- After-Party at Aviva Beach
Making a difference
The Hero World Challenge has raised more than $26 million for youth charities since 1999. Attracting the best in golf and business, the Hero World Challenge is a driving force of philanthropic support for youth education.
Hero World Challenge Beneficiaries
- Tiger Woods Foundation
- Tavistock Foundation
- Bahamas Youth Foundation
Hospitality at the Hero World Challenge is in a league of its own. Offering premium dining and views on top of the finishing holes, inside-the-ropes golf experiences and exclusive evening events for guests, the week at Albany, Bahamas is unforgettable both on and off the course.Read More
Crowning a world champion
Making his third start in the World Challenge, Hideki Matsuyama carried a huge lead into Sunday and held on for the victory at the 2016 Hero World Challenge. His 18-under was two strokes better than runner-up Henrik Stenson, who finished at 16-under par.
Action heats up off the course
The full experience at the Hero World Challenge extends well beyond the golf course. While a round in the the pro-am and followingsome of the best 18 golfers in the world are highlights of the week at Albany, Bahamas, you must take advantage of the nightlife to truly experience all that tournament week has to […]
Breaking down the 2016 Hero World Challenge field
Bubba Watson was a late entry into the 2015 Hero World Challenge field and made the most of the opportunity. Originally concerned that he couldn’t get a passport for his young daughter in time, Watson turned down an invitation to The Bahamas, then ended up in the field when Jason Day withdrew.
Golf’s most exclusive round
With the gates at Albany closed to the public Wednesday, Nov. 30, groups of professional and amateur golfers took the course. The pro-am at Albany is golf’s most exclusive round, with 18 of the world’s best players comprising the Hero World Challenge field.
Wednesday Pro-Am tee times
Eighteen of the world’s best golfers take to Albany, Bahamas, for the 2016 Hero World Challenge, where tournament host Tiger Woods makes his anticipated return to the course. Before teeing it up in competitive rounds, the best field in golf hits the course at Albany for the Hero World Challenge Pro-Am on Wednesday.
Albany, Bahamas | November 27-December 3, 2017
|Monday, Nov. 27||Amateur practice rounds|
|Tuesday, Nov. 28||Amateur golf outing|
|Wednesday, Nov. 29||Official Pro-Am||Approx. 8:30 a.m.|
|Thursday, Nov. 30||Round 1||Approx. 11:00 a.m.|
|Friday, Dec. 1||Round 2||Approx. 11:00 a.m.|
|Albany Beach Party||Aviva Beach|
|Saturday, Dec. 2||Round 3||Approx. 11:30 a.m.|
|Sunday, Dec. 3||Round 4||Approx. 10:30 a.m.|
|Hero World Challenge After-Party||Aviva Beach|
- Hero MotoCorp
- The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
- Citi Private Bank
- Inside the ropes with the best field in golf
- Nike volunteer uniform package
- Limited volunteer opportunities available