Hero World Challenge

Join golf’s best at Albany, Bahamas


Woodland makes major move on moving day

Gary Woodland finished round 3 with two straight birdies to close out a round of 68 to take the outright lead at 13 under par. The final round tees off at 9:37am with live coverage on NBC from 12:00pm - 3:00pm EST.


Albany, Bahamas
December 1-7, 2019

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.



Albany, Bahamas | December 1-7, 2019

Date Event Gate Time TV Broadcast
Sunday. Dec. 1 Amateur practice rounds Closed to public
Monday, Dec. 2 Amateur golf outing Closed to public
Hero Shot at Baha Mar 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 3 Official Pro-Am Closed to public
Wednesday, Dec. 4 Round 1 9:30 a.m. GOLF Channel: 1-4 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 5 Round 2 9:30 a.m. GOLF Channel: 1-4 p.m.
India Nite Beach Party Invite Only
Friday, Dec. 6 Round 3 9:30 a.m. GOLF Channel: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Poker Night Invite only
Saturday, Dec. 7 Round 4 8:30 a.m. GOLF Channel: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; NBC: 12-3 p.m.
Hero World Challenge After-Party Invite only
Tiger Woods at the Hero World Challenge

Our Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors and their support of youth education through the Hero World Challenge.

  • Hero MotoCorp
  • The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
  • Citi Private Bank
  • Baha Mar
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Volunteers at the Hero World Challenge


Be part of our volunteer team that helps make the Hero World Challenge a success.

  • Inside the ropes with the best field in golf
  • Nike volunteer uniform package
  • Limited volunteer opportunities available
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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
  • Jon Rahm – 2018 champion
  • Rickie Fowler – 2017 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.

Experience Albany

  • 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.

Evening Activities

  • 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

  • TGR 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.

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The Hero World Challenge has grown into one of the most exclusive events in golf. With invitations to the year's major winners and the top ranked players in the Official World Golf Rankings combined with the setting at Albany, Bahamas, this event is the ultimate year-end celebration of the game. The 18 players in the field join the members of Albany, the Pro-Am participants, special guests and spectators at a golf experience that is second to none.


Years of champions and memorable moments


Player field consisting of the year's major winners, previous champion and top ranked players


Days and nights of unforgettable action on and off the course at Albany, Bahamas