The World Golf Championship has been played at Republican Donald Trump’s Doral Property since 2007, but has recently been relocated by the PGA from the Miami course to Mexico City.
Liberals might have been happy to hear the news, but professional golf legend Jack Nicklaus said he was “disappointed for Doral and the city of Miami” that the event was changing locations
The move to Mexico City was not without irony, given The Donald’s many comments about Mexico during the 2016 primary season. However, it left Doral without a PGA Tour event of some form or fashion for the first time since 1962.
Nicklaus was upset.
“My only hope is that golf played at its highest level will soon return to Miami and Trump Doral,” he said.
Not that he objected to the idea of a PGA event being held in Mexico City.
“I have always believed that golf is a global game, and I have made it a lifelong mission to travel the world to introduce and grow the game by either playing it or designing golf courses,” he said. “So I am delighted that an event with the significance of a World Golf Championship is coming to Mexico City, and I think it is a huge positive for the Tour and the game itself.”
Even though he is excited to diversify his course play-ability, it’s clear that Nicklaus loved Doral very much, and hoped that it will again soon attract the high-level professional golf events that such a great course deserved.
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