The PGA of America has announced that Belfair in Bluffton, SC will host the 2019 PGA Professional Championship, the world’s largest all-professional tournament. With the 2019 PGA Championship’s move to the month of May, this will be the PGA PC’s first time taking place in the spring. The dates will be April 28 – May 1.
This will be the tenth time the championship has taken place in the Carolinas Section. Most recently, The Dunes Golf & Beach Club and Grande Dunes Resort Club hosted in 2014.
“The PGA of America is excited to take the PGA Professional Championship to Belfair, which is an outstanding location to showcase our finest playing PGA Professionals,” said PGA President Paul Levy. “Belfair features the elements we look for in this national championship – challenging courses, inviting facilities, and a staff that embraces an exceptional field.”
Belfair PGA GM/COO Ken Kosak states, “Belfair is truly a unique property and certainly all of us look forward to hosting the 2019 PGA Professional Championship. We have a number of PGA Professionals who have made it their home, and we are most proud of that.”
PGA Director of Golf James Swift offers, “We are excited about the opportunity to have Belfair exposed on a national stage. It is particularly gratifying to have our Association’s finest players playing on our courses.”
Carolinas PGA Section Members will be able to qualify for the 2019 PGA PC through the 2018 CPGA Professional Championship at The Sea Pines Resort on Harbour Town Golf Links and Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III. The dates are Monday – Wednesday, August 27-29. Registration will start June 6, 2018.
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2019 PGA Professional Championship at Belfair announced on Golf Channel's Morning Drive (Dec. 14, 2017) from PGA of America on Vimeo.