The Argentine has confirmed his participation in the PGA Championship 2020 after the casualties of several players for the event that will begin this Thursday.
Emiliano Grillo He could not consecrate himself at the Barracuda Championship the last weekend, but this Monday he received a news that is likely to lift his spirits: he has his place guaranteed in the PGA Championship that starts this Thursday.
The Argentine was not going to be part of the first major of the year, but with the loss this past weekend of more than 12 players, the Chaco finally got his ticket to the tournament that will take place at the TPC Harding Park in San Francisco.
This being the case, Grillo will be playing for the fifth time this large golf tournament, in which he has the best result in 13th place in the 2016 edition.
The Argentine will be, then, one of the five Latin Americans who will play the first major of the year, along with the Mexicans Abraham Ancer and Carlos Ortiz, the Colombian Sebastián Muñoz and the Chilean Joaquín Niemann.
Recall that the PGA Championship was scheduled to take place in May, but due to the pandemic it had to be rescheduled. The same happened to the US Open, which will be played from September 17 to 20, and to the Augusta Masters (from November 12 to 15). Meanwhile, the Open Championship was canceled.
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