Trump says golf industry knows he's right; golf industry says he's wrong

IndustriesAssociated Press

Four golf organizations that have tournaments scheduled at Donald Trump courses do not share his views — not on Mexican immigrants, or recent comments that the golf industry knows that he's right.

The PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, USGA and PGA of America released a joint statement Wednesday. It was in response to Trump telling Golf Channel the golf industry supports him "because they all know I'm right."

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The organizations say those comments do not reflect their views. They also said that Trump's comments on Mexican immigrants are inconsistent with golf's commitment to an inclusive environment in golf.

All four groups have tournaments at Trump properties within the next two years. They said they would have no comment at this time whether they still plan to go there.