Aronimink will host pair of PGA Championships

From ESPN - November 14, 2017

The PGA of America is bringing major championship golf back to the Philadelphia area.

It was announced Tuesday that Aronimink Golf Club will host the KPMG Women's PGA Championship in 2020, followed by the PGA Championship in 2027.

The former will mark the first women's major at the venerable club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, and the latter will be just the second men's major held there, 65 years after Gary Player claimed the 1962 PGA Championship.

"We are certain that the best players in the world -- both men and women -- will be pleased and, when the time comes, sufficiently challenged by one of America's special layouts," PGA of America president Paul Levy said in a news release. "We are excited to twice celebrate golf and to plug into the enthusiasm for sport that Philadelphia is famous for."


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