Richson said in a written statement: “The PGA Council of the United States voted tonight to exercise the right to terminate the agreement to participate in the 2022 PGA Championship at Trump Bedminster.”
The PGA Championship is one of the four “professionals” of men’s professional golf-the four most prestigious championships on the professional golf calendar.
Richson added in a statement: “It is clear that holding the PGA Championship at Trump Bedminster will not benefit the American PGA brand, which will give PGA the ability to carry out our many plans and maintain our mission. Under threat.” Video address. “This is a decision to ensure that American PGA and PGA professionals can continue to lead and develop our outstanding games for decades to come.”
The Trump Organization said in a statement Sunday night that the decision to withdraw from the 2022 PGA Championship from Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in New Jersey “violated a binding contract and they have no right to terminate the agreement. “
The PGA of the United States has not announced an alternative course to host the event, which is scheduled to be held in May 2022.
-Kara Scannell contributed to the report.