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PGA Confirms Bellerive Dates in 2013 & 2018

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon hoists the Alfred S. Bourne Trophy after it was announced that the Senior PGA Championship will make a stop at Bellerive Country Club in Town and Country, Missouri in 2013. In addition the PGA Championship will also play at Bellerive. With Nixon is National Baseball Hall of Fame member Ozzie Smith (R) and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley.   (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon hoists the Alfred S. Bourne Trophy after it was announced that the Senior PGA Championship will make a stop at Bellerive Country Club in Town and Country, Missouri in 2013. In addition the PGA Championship will also play at Bellerive. With Nixon is National Baseball Hall of Fame member Ozzie Smith (R) and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The PGA has selected Bellerive Country Club of St. Louis to host the 2013 Senior PGA Championship and the 2018 PGA Championship.

The official announcement was made Friday. Bellerive will become the third venue to host all four of the country’s rotating major championships, including the U.S. Open and the U.S. Senior Open.

Bellerive currently has a par-71, 7,547-yard layout. It hosted the 1965 U.S. Open, won by Gary Player. Nick Price captured his first major by winning the PGA Championship at Bellerive in 1992.

Copyright Associated Press

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