The PGA of The us is bringing significant championship golfing back to the Philadelphia place.
It was announced Tuesday that Aronimink Golf Club will host the KMPG Women’s PGA Championship in 2020, adopted by the PGA Championship in 2027.
The former will mark the initially women’s significant at the venerable club in Newtown Square, Pa., and the latter will be just the second men’s significant held there, 65 a long time after Gary Participant claimed the 1962 PGA Championship.
“We are sure that the finest gamers in the earth – both gentlemen and females – will be pleased and, when the time arrives, adequately challenged by a single of America’s special layouts,” said PGA of The us president Paul Levy. “We are excited to two times rejoice golfing and to plug into the enthusiasm for activity that Philadelphia is famed for.”
The PGA Championship now has venues in area for 8 of the upcoming 11 editions of the event. It will be hosted by Bellerive Place Club in 2018, Bethpage Black in 2019, TPC Harding Park in 2020, Kiawah’s Ocean Class in 2021, Trump National Golf Club in 2022 and Oak Hill Place Club in 2023. The pursuing a few a long time are at present undecided, with Aronimink internet hosting in 2027 and Olympic Club in 2028, an announcement which was produced just last 7 days.
Aronimink has also hosted the Senior PGA Championship, back in 2003, generating it the initially location to maintain each individual of the PGA of America’s a few rotating significant championships.
The club was established in 1896, but its Donald Ross-created class wasn’t unveiled till 1926. There exists a plaque on the initially tee with a 1948 estimate from the famed class designer: “I meant to make this my masterpiece, but not till currently did I comprehend that I developed far better than I realized.”