Ryder Cup may come to Menie in 2022

By Ryan Crighton

Published: 12/11/2010

One of the most influential men in golf has tipped Donald Trump’s north-east resort to host a major international tournament like the Ryder Cup within a decade of opening.

Players will tee off at the US billionaire’s Menie Estate championship course in 2012, and yesterday the site welcomed Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) chief executive Sandy Jones.

Last night Mr Jones – who is a senior Ryder Cup board member – said the luxury Aberdeenshire complex should have “everything needed” to host the tournament or a similar global event by 2022.

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