The P.G.A. of America, that the P.G.A. Championship – one of four prestigious worldwide men's men's championships – announced on Sunday evening that it would no longer bring the main event to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, NJ, as scheduled in May 2022.
running the PGA Championship at Trump Bedminster would be detrimental to the PGA of the American brand, and the power of the P.G.A. to carry out our many programs and sustain the life of our mission, ”said Jim Richerson, the P.G.A. president of america, said in a video statement.
The announcement came four days after a mob of Trump loyalists stormed the Capitol.
For years, President Trump had lobbied vigorously for each of the major governing bodies to bring one of the greatest golfing events to a Trump golf course. In 2014, well before he announced his candidacy for president, the P.G.A. of America chose Trump National for its 2022 Championship. bring Trump's estate. A new venue for the event, first contested in 1916, will be chosen at a future date. The Bedminster club hosted the 2017 United States Women's Open and the president's club in Virginia was the site of the Senior P.G.A. Championship.
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