It will be the third time the Springfield, N.J. club has hosted the major tournament. It was also announced that Baltusrol will host the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2023. The PGA of America announced on June 29th that Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. will host the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2023…
Club officials and the PGA of America are expected to make the formal announcement on November 14 that the Newtown Square, Pa., property will host the events. Next September, the property will host the BMW Championship, the third of four PGA Tour FedExCup playoff events. Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., has been awarded…
A press conference is scheduled for November 16 at which it is expected to be announced that the major tournament will return to the PGA-owned Louisville, Ky. property, which last hosted the Championship in 2014. This would be the first time Valhalla would host the tournament in May, after the PGA announced earlier this year that it would be moving the Championship from its traditional August dates, starting in 2019.
The project at the Louisville, Ky., club included a reconfiguration of the 15,000-sq. ft. facility, updating the lobby, dining and bar area, locker rooms, and meeting spaces. The project took six months of work that began last October, and the grand re-opening was held on May 20. Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky., has completed…
The PGA of America celebrated its centennial last year, and the Louisville, Ky., and Port St. Lucie, Fla., properties celebrated 30 and 20 years, respectively. PGA GC is planning to renovate its Ryder course next year, wrapping up a five-year plan to keep its four golf courses up-to-date.
The 20-year-old clubhouse at the Louisville, Ky., property will undergo an extensive renovation, with the primary focus on the locker rooms, dining area, and creating an indoor golf experience. The updated facility is expected to be complete by spring 2017.
The city of Louisville, Ky., has issued a building permit for work on the 15,000-sq. ft. clubhouse. The project will include various interior improvements and a 1,580-sq. ft. raised concrete patio addition.
The 18-hole golf course in Simpsonville, Ky., has already seen $6 million in improvements since the university bought it in 2013, and future phases of development will include improvements to the Tom Musselman Golf Center, a training facility for players and coaches that includes offices, conference center space, and indoor facilities where players can train during cold months.
In 1981, the businessman began to pursue his goal to build a world-class facility that would bring major championships to the Louisville, Ky. region. The club has hosted three PGA championships, two Senior PGAs and the 2008 Ryder Cup on its Jack Nicklaus-designed course. Valhalla GC was sold in 2000 to the PGA of America.
The golf course at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa in Lexington, Ky. has been renovated under the direction of Rees Jones, who designed the original layout in 1981. The $1 million project focused on replacing, reducing or reshaping some 80 bunkers while using the Better Billy Bunker method.
His final round 65, the lowest final-round score in the Championship’s 38-year history, earned him $9,000 and a berth in next year’s PGA Professional National Championship. Kenny Pigman of Goose Creek GC finished second.
After a rainy PGA Championship, the Louisville, Ky., property is returning to its normal state as vendors tear down major infrastructure and the club lays down new grass.
The first phase of the fundraising program for turfgrass studies sold more than 600 rounds in the June online auction, a seven percent increase over a year ago.
The Louisville, Ky., club joins the makers of the “Louisville Slugger” baseball bat and Churchill Downs as the only entities to be selected as inductees. “To have Valhalla, a PGA of America property, enshrined alongside the state’s greatest legends is testament to those who have worked hard to bring the best in golf to Kentucky and showcase it to the world,” said PGA of America President Ted Bishop.
The Tillinghast-designed Black Course on New York’s Long Island will add the events to a major tournament legacy that also includes two U.S. Opens.