The 2022 PGA Championship will no longer be held in Trump Bedminster.
Although the embattled president has done his best to maintain his political career, the PGA of the United States, the owner of one of the four major golf tournaments, announced plans to move its 2022 PGA Championship from the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster , New Jersey
US PGA Chairman Jim Richson said in a statement: “The US PGA Council voted tonight to exercise the right to terminate the agreement to participate in the 2022 PGA Championship at Trump Bedminster.”
A Trump Organization spokesperson said: “We have established a good partnership with the PGA of the United States and are very disappointed with their decision.” “This violates the binding contract and they have no right to terminate the agreement. As an organization, We invested millions of dollars at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster for the 2022 PGA Championship. We will continue to promote golf at all levels and always focus on operating the best golf courses anywhere in the world .”
Trump is an avid golfer. The Trump Organization owns or operates 17 golf courses around the world, and three more are expected to be opened in Dubai and Indonesia. Before taking office, Trump told his supporters that he “will work for you”, so he “does not have time to play golf”-but he has always confused golf with politics during his tenure at the White House.
According to data from Trump Golf Count, a website that tracks President Trump’s golf activities, Trump has visited golf clubs for about 300 days during his presidency. Allies, corporate executives, conservative media professionals and professional athletes exchanged ideas.
And, sometimes, Trump seems to have used the power of his office to benefit his global golf business. Most notably, Trump has reportedly instructed the U.S. ambassador to the U.K. Woody Johnson to ask the British government for help. Secure the future of the British Open. Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland. Trump denied the report the next day, saying: “No, I never talked to Woody Johnson about Turnberry.”
As of Sunday, the 2022 PGA Championship is the only upcoming tournament listed on the Trump Organization website, so the decision of the PGA of the United States seems to have severed his last contact with the golf course, effectively removing him and his courses from the prestigious And professional golf was liberated from the lucrative world.
In 2016, the PGA Tour, the professional golf tournament, terminated the agreement to hold the World Golf Championship event at the Trump National Doral Resort in Miami, Florida. At that time, the candidate Trump expressed disparaging comments on Mexican immigrants during his campaign. And moved the event to Mexico City.