“The PGA of America Board of Directors voted tonight to exercising the suitable to terminate the agreement to play the 2022 PGA Championship at Trump Bedminster,” Richerson said in a penned assertion.
The PGA Championship is one of the 4 “majors” in men’s professional golfing — the 4 most prestigious tournaments on the experienced golfing calendar.
“It has come to be clear that conducting the PGA Championship at Trump Bedminster would be detrimental to the PGA of The us brand name, it would set at risk the PGA’s capacity to provide our lots of applications, and maintain the longevity of our mission,” Richerson extra in a online video deal with. “It was a determination produced to be certain that PGA of The united states and the PGA Pros can proceed to lead and increase our good activity for a long time to occur.”
The Trump Organization claimed in a assertion Sunday night that the choice to pull the 2022 PGA Championship from Trump National Golfing Club Bedminster in New Jersey “is a breach of a binding deal and they have no correct to terminate the arrangement.”
The PGA of The usa did not announce a replacement class to host the event, which is slated to be performed in Could 2022.
– Kara Scannell contributed to this report.