Olympic Club To Host 2028 PGA, 2032 Ryder Cup

According to a report by Ron Kroichick in the San Francisco Chronicle, the PGA of America and the Olympic Club have reached an agreement that will have the historic San Fran golf club play host to the 2028 PGA Championship and 2032 Ryder Cup.

Kroichick writes that the deal will be announced Wednesday, Nov. 8, in a news conference at the club, scheduled by the PGA.

The Olympic Club, known primarily as a USGA course, having hosted five U.S. Opens and three Amateur championships, will play venue host to the PGA’s marquee events for the first time in its 150-plus year history.

Further, the 2032 Ryder Cup will mark the first one contested in Northern California, and first played in California since the 1959 matches at Eldorado Golf Club (Indian Wells, CA).

The PGA of America sent out media invitations Thursday for a “special announcement” at the Olympic Club on Wednesday. PGA President Paul Levy and Chief Executive Officer Pete Bevacqua are among those scheduled to attend.

The 2032 edition of the Ryder Cup, on the Lake Course, will be the first held in Northern California and the first in the state since 1959…

San Francisco hasn’t hosted the PGA Championship, one of four majors in men’s golf, but the tournament is scheduled to come to Harding Park in May 2020 and the Olympic Club in ’28.


FUTURE PGA CHAMP SITES

2018 Bellerive Country Club (Town and Country, Missouri)
2019 Bethpage Black Course (Farmingdale, New York)
2020 TPC Harding Park (San Francisco, California)
2021 Kiawah Island Ocean Course (Kiawah Island, South Carolina)
2022 Trump National Golf Club (Bedminster, New Jersey)
2023 Oak Hill Country Club (Rochester, New York)

FUTURE RYDER CUP SITES

2018 France – Le Golf National (Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines)
2020 United States – Whistling Straits (Haven, Wisconsin)
2022 Italy – Marco Simone Golf and Country Club (Rome)
2024 United States – Bethpage Black Course (Farmingdale, New York)


Credit: San Francisco Chronicle, Getty Images


Jeff Smith

Jeff is a Producer for Pro Golf Weekly. He is producing a digital documentary on the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.



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