2019 PGA championship is the 101st time the championship is taking place. The event will hold in the Black Course located in Bethpage State Park on Long Island in Farmingdale New York.
Before anybody can become part of that championship, such a person must first qualify for it. In selecting the field, different qualification criteria were used. Former PGA champions are expected to be part of it. The former PGA champions include the following:Keegan Bradley, Rich Beam as well as Jason Day, John Daly.
This is one of the major championships organized by the body and it started in the year 1916. It is one of the major for men professional golfers. The venue for the championship is popular for this kind of game and it has been in use since the year 1936. This is not the first time they are hosting the major championship. They have done that several times in the past. It hosted it in the year 2009 and another one in the year 2002 where both Lucas Glove and Tiger Woods won respectively.
What is the qualifying criteria for the championship?
There are different ways golfers can qualify to become part of the championship. In the field are also twenty golf club professionals and these will play along with others such as touring pros. Usually, players are selected from different arrangements such as the previous US Open winners as well as all former PGA champions. Winners of the previous 5 British opens can become part of it just as the winners of the last 5 masters can become part of that qualification processes.
In the same way, the low 15 and ties finishers of the previous PGA championships can become part of the qualification process. Furthermore, to be part of it include the current year senior PGA champion.
Furthermore, in that race include the low twenty finishers of the current year PGA Professional National Championship. These are regarded as the pros.
The 2019 edition is very important because it will establish a new way of rotating that championship. It is one of the most important national golf events. It was initially billed for August before it was moved May. It is the second of the annual national golf event and it is now understood the importance attached to it.Furthermore, it tests the strength of the golfers because it features the strongest men in the golf profession. It involves a lot of people and at least 156 great golfers partake in that event annually. The Wanamaker Trophy is the most prized possession in the world and everybody will be aiming for that.
This year’s edition is also great because this is the first time the championship is shifted to the month of May since the year 1949. Previously it used to serve as the major tournament of the season.
The venue is also historic because for the first time it will be hosting the PGA Championship. In the past, it used to serve as the venue for the US Open especially the events of 2002 and that of 2009. The place is also expected to host the 2024 Ryder cup. It is no doubt a great competition as you can see from the caliber of persons that will be taking part in that competition. The tickets for that are already available for those who want to watch it live. If you do not like to be at that venue for the game, it can be streamed to you live through different channels. The options as to how you intend to watch that event live is left for you.