PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (June 30, 2018) – The PGA of America announced today that the Baltusrol Golf Club of Springfield, New Jersey will host two of its major championships: KPMG Women & # 39 ; s PGA Championship in 2023 and the PGA Championship in 2029.
Baltusrol was founded in 1895 and has been playing a prominent role on the national golf stage for almost 125 years. Both championships will take place on Baltusrol's famous Lower Course, an A.W. Tillinghast design. Since its opening in 1922, the Lower Course has hosted 10 major golf events, including seven professional major championships.
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The 2023 KPMG Women's PGA Championship will be the second women's championship on the Lower Course. In a duel of the World Golf Hall-of-Famers, Mickey Wright won Betsy Rawls with six shots to win the 1
This will be Baltusrol's third PGA Championship: Phil Mickelson and Jimmy Walker recorded unforgettable one-shot victories on the Lower Course in 2005 and 2016.
"PGA of America is pleased to continue our wonderful relationship with Baltusrol in the future," said Pete Bevacqua, CEO of PGA of America. "We look forward to seeing the best men and women compete against one of the world's most historic and demanding golf courses, Baltusrol's Lower Course."
The KPMG Women's Championship is a collaboration between the PGA of America, LPGA and KPMG, and focuses on the development, promotion and empowerment of women.
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"KPMG's commitment to increase women's ups and downs The golf course is being hosted by the Baltusrol Golf Club as the host of the 2023 KPMG Women's PGA Championship illustrates, "said Lynne Douglie, chairman and CEO of KPMG US. "To help more women in companies enter the C-Suite, the KPMG Women's Leadership Summit will be held in Baltusrol to bring together leading executives from various industries with CEO-nominated women."
"The KPMG Women's PGA Championship has quickly become synonymous with size, and what a better place to consolidate that than Baltusrol," said LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan. "Even occasional fans equate Baltusrol with" big "golfing moments and we're thrilled that the best female golfer in the world can test their 2023 games in such an iconic location."
2014 The Baltusrol Golf Club has been honored by the National Park Service as one of the National Historic Landmarks, one of only four golf courses worthy of the award.
"Since 1901, the best players in the world compete against each other on our golf courses," said Rick Shea, president of Baltusrol. "We look forward to working with the PGA of America to present the best women and men two major championships."
ABOUT THE KPMG WOMEN'S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
Formerly known as the LPGA Championship, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, which is broadcast in partnership with NBC and Golf Channel, a Women's Leadership Summit (KPMG) and an ongoing KPMG Future Leaders Program (KPMG), which aims to attract new generations of female leaders to inspire and develop.
ABOUT THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
The PGA Championship is the only all-round professional in men's golf. It began in 1916, just months after the birth of the PGA of America, and annually counts the top 100 players in the official World Golf Ranking list of all golf championships.
(as of June 2018)
KPMG WOMEN PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
2018 Kemper Lakes Golf Club, Chicago, Illinois
2019 Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota
2020 Aronimink Golf Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2023 Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, New Jersey
2018 Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, Missouri
2019 Bethpage Black, Farmingdale, New York
2020 Harding Park , San Francisco, California
2021 The Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, South Carolina
2022 Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, New Jersey
2023 Oak Hill Country Club Rochester, New York
2024 Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Kentucky
2027 Aronimink Golf Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2028 The Olympic Club, San Francisco, California
2029 Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, New Jersey
2025-30 * Southe Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma