The PGA of America announced on Sunday that the 2022 PGA Championship will not take place on the Trump course in Bedminster, NJ, as President Donald Trump closes this month in public unrest.
In a video statement released on Sunday, Jim Richardson, president of the PGA of America, said: “It has become clear that conducting the PGA Championship at Trump Bedminster will have a negative impact on the PGA of America brand and jeopardize the ability of the PGA to serve many players. Program and our mission. Maintain longevity.
“Therefore, our Board of Directors has decided to exercise the right to terminate the contract to host the 2022 PGA Championship in Trump Bedminster, which PGA of America and PGA experts have decided. It was a decision made to enable us to lead and continue to grow our amazing games over the next few decades. “
According to ABC News, the Trump Organization responded with a statement: “We have a great partnership with the PGA of America and are very disappointed with their decision. This is a breach of a binding contract and we do not have the right to terminate it.
“As an organization, we have invested millions of dollars in the 2022 PGA Championship at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster. We continue to drive golf games at all levels and around the world. We will continue to focus on running the best golf courses everywhere. “
The 2022 PGA Championship will not be played on the Trump Golf Course
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