PGA Will Not Move 2016 Championship Out of North Carolina Despite Transgender Bathroom Bill

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The PGA of America has announced that the 2017 PGA Championship will remain at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina despite the HB2 bathroom bill that led the NBA to remove the 2017 All-Star Game from the city.

The PGA of America released a written statement on Thursday night explaining their decision to stay at Quail Hollow.

“The PGA of America strongly opposes North Carolina HB2. It contradicts our commitment to create an inclusive and welcoming environment at our events. We remain hopeful that the law will be changed.” read the statement, via ESPN.

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SOURCE: CBS Sports, Robby Kalland