The PGA of America is making a major announcement at 10:00 a.m. ET live from New York. Hear the exciting news along with us.
10:10a: The press conference is starting and we're here with you. PGA of America's Ted Bishop is now talking about the special announcement at Bethpage Black.
10:11a: Bishop has announced that with the help of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the 101st PGA Championship will be held at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. in 2019. But there's more.
10:13a: Bishop and the PGA of America announce Bethpage will also host the 2024 Ryder Cup.
10:14a: Bishop is talking about the excitement of having an event such as the Ryder Cup in the New York City area. Bishop thanks Governor Cuomo and the Bethpage State Parks.
10:16a: PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua excited to announce this location. The New York nativee estimates he's played Bethpage black more than 100 times.
10:19a: Here is the official story from PGA.com and PGA of America.
10:21a: New York Senator Dean G. Skelos now talking about the state's excitement and about how Bethpage "truly is the people's course."
10:22a: Cuomo says this is a "partnership that works," talking about the PGA of America and New York. "It is our pleasure to partner with them." ... "This is going to be a Long Island regional event," he adds.
10:24a: Quick sidebar: Ted Bishop wrote this cool story on Bethpage Black previously.
10:26a: Cuomo talks briefly about the PGA Championship's impact on New York: "200,000 visitors to Rochester and $75 million to economy."
10:30: The press conference is over. For more, see the main story on the 2019 PGA Championship and 2024 Ryder Cup here.