The PGA has announced a date change for the Australian PGA Championship, held on the Gold Coast in December.
It will now be played from 19-22 December at RACV Royal Pines Resort.
Previously, the championship had been held between November 29 and December 2.
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The revise in scheduling will now see the tournament close out the Australian summer of golf, the week after the President’s Cup in Melbourne.
The Gold Coast has been pivotal in helping the championship establish itself as a festival of golf.
Gavin Kirkman, the CEO of the PGA of Australia says the celebratory atmosphere of the event will wrap up the tournament perfectly.
“The Australian PGA Championship, when it is played from 19-22 December, will top off a huge three weeks of golf in Australia when it follows the Emirates Australian Open and The Presidents Cup.
“The Australian PGA Championship has been embraced by the players and sports fans for its fun atmosphere and we feel that it is important for it to be the final tournament of the year for us to deliver that experience expectation,” Mr Kirkman said.