PGA Cancels Grand Slam Event at Trump National Golf Club in LA
In July the PGA decided to move its October tournament at the Trump National Golf Club in Los Angeles after his comments about illegal aliens.
Today the PGA announced it was cancelling the October tournament.
They couldn’t find a course on time.
The Hill reported:
The PGA is canceling its annual Grand Slam of Golf tournament this year following a disagreement with presidential contender Donald Trump.
The event was slated to be held in October at the GOP front-runner’s Trump National Golf Club in Los Angeles. But the PGA decided in July to move the tournament after Trump made controversial statements about illegal immigration.
On Thursday, the PGA said they were unable to find another venue in time.
“Due to the timing and logistics needed to stage the PGA Grand Slam of Golf to the highest standards, we are disappointed that we will not be able to conduct the event this year,” the PGA said in a statement.
“This was a memorable year for major championship golf and the PGA of America congratulates Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson and Jason Day on their impressive wins,” it added, listing players who would have competed. “We look forward to conducting the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in 2016.”
In July, the PGA and Trump said they had mutually agreed to move the tournament.