The PGA of America will be bringing golf’s major champions to Los Angeles this year. The organization announced that it has signed a multi-year deal with Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes to host its annual Grand Slam of Golf. The Oct. 20-21 tournament invites the winners of the PGA’s four major events: the U.S. Open, the Open Championship, the PGA Championship and the Masters.
This year’s tournament will mark a return to the U.S. mainland for the event, which has been held in Bermuda or Hawaii since 1994. Golf Channel will televise the event beginning this year.
“It’s the best course in the state of California. It’s got the most beautiful views in the state,” said Donald Trump, chairman of the Trump Organization, at a press conference Tuesday.
The course, which opened in 2006, has previously hosted an LPGA event, but this will be the first men’s PGA event for the cliffside course.
“It’s not a course that a lot of players have played yet, but it’s a great format and the setting is as good as it gets anywhere,” said Peter Bevacqua, PGA of America’s chief executive.
The Palos Verdes course will also host the 2015 PGA Junior League Golf Championship, a competition for top youth golfers. That tournament will be held Oct. 17-19.