Jan 11, 2021

Trump National stripped of 2022 US PGA Championship

Trump National hosted the 2017 US Women's OpenThe PGA of America voted to terminate the agreement on Sunday. "It has become clear that conducting the PGA Championship at Trump Bedminster would be detrimental to the PGA of America brand and would put at risk the PGA's ability to deliver our many programmes and sustain the longevity of our mission," said PGA of America President Jim Richerson. The course in New Jersey, one of 17 courses around the world owned by Trump, was due to host the major in May 2022.Another of his properties, Turnberry in Ayrshire, Scotland, has not been selected to host an Open Championship by the R&A since Trump bought the resort. In 2014 - with the host venues now finalised up to 2024.Turnberry's Ailsa course has hosted The Open on four occasions since it first staged the championship in 1977, most recently in 2009.The PGA of America is now searching for a replacement host for one of the game's biggest four men's individual events. With lawmakers plans to remove President Trump from office before starting an impeachment process, following the riots in the US Capitol building.

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