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Bethpage Black May Host ’19 PGA & ’24 Ryder Cup

by Jeff Skinner

In the afterglow of the PGA Championship at Rochester, it seems that the PGA may be coming back to New York in a very big way.

The scuttlebutt is that Bethpage Black will be hosting the 2019 PGA Championship and on top of that, the Tillinghast monster will be the scene of the 2024 Ryder Cup.bethpage_189x135

GolfWeek is reporting that the PGA of America will be awarding The Black two of the biggest jewels in golf.   

Bethpage Black, the brawny Long Island layout that has played host to two recent U.S. Opens, will be the site of a Ryder Cup and a PGA Championship, Golfweek has learned.

Bethpage State Park’s vaunted Black course is no stranger to big tournaments, including twice playing host to the U.S. Open during this millennium. Here are some images of the popular layout.

The 2024 Ryder Cup and the 2019 PGA will be held at Bethpage Black, ranked No. 21 on Golfweek’s Best Classic list, according to sources close to the negotiations. The announcement was expected to occur Aug. 13.

Bethpage Black, the 1935 A.W. Tillinghast design in Farmingdale, generated massive crowds for the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Opens, won by Tiger Woods and Lucas Glover, respectively.

Click here for my trip around Bethpage Black in a tornado and here for our round as hurricane Sandy blew in.

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