The last of the year's four majors, the PGA Championship will be
staged at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey in
2022, the PGA of America said in a statement.
"When you get acknowledged to have one of the majors, any one of the
majors, but having the PGA is a very, very big deal," Trump said on
a conference call. "It's very important to me.
"Many of you know the tremendous success we've had at Trump National
Bedminster. It's a special place, it's a special location and I have
no doubt that it will be one of your great championships. It's an
honor that we are working together."
Trump National in Bedminster joins an impressive list of future PGA
Championship venues, with this year's edition to be played at
Valhalla Golf Club Louisville, Kentucky.
The 2015 PGA Championship will be held at Whistling Straits with
Baltusrol following in 2016, Quail Hollow Club (2017), Bellerive
Country Club (2018) and Bethpage Black (2019).
The 2020 and 2021 venues have yet to be decided.
Trump on Tuesday announced that he had bought the famous links
course of Turnberry in Scotland for an undisclosed sum from the
The course has hosted the British Open four times, most recently in
2009, and is likely to be considered for future majors.
(Reporting by Mark Lamport-Stokes; editing by Frank Pingue)
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