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.
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.