Trump Turnberry is still in Open rota as R&A ‘stays clear’ of politics
Golf is just one more arena where Donald Trump is pushing people into “uncharted territory.”
Following Monday’s announcement that Royal St. George’s Golf Club would host the 2020 Open Championship, R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers confirmed to reporters that Trump-owned Turnberry remains one of the nine golf courses in The Open rotation and will have its next chance to host the event in 2022.
Turnberry has hosted the Open Championship four times, most recently in 2009, but Trump purchased, rebranded and renovated the course in 2014 ahead of his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. After Trump employed racist rhetoric…