PGA Championship

PGA set for July move in 2016

2013-08-07 22:07
US PGA (File)

Golf's major championships will likely move forward a few weeks in three years to allow for the sport's return to the Olympic line-up at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Bishop said nothing has been officially decided regarding the 2016 schedule, but a change will be needed with the Olympics moving into the time frame of the PGA, which in 2016 will be staged at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey.

"Until we know the schedule, how it will fully shake out, we will then determine when points will stop and start or what the captain's picks," he said. "All of that will be discussed and talked about, but it is too early to give a definitive answer at this point."

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