Philadelphia PGA Section and The Haverford Trust Company Postpones 24th Annual Haverford Philadelphia PGA Classic
Lower Gwynedd Township, Pa. (July 23, 2020) — In an effort to ensure a responsible event during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic while upholding the traditions of the tournament, the Philadelphia PGA Section and The Haverford Trust Company have postponed the 24th playing of the Haverford Philadelphia PGA Classic. The tournament has been rescheduled for June 1, 2021, at its traditional host site, Sunnybrook G.C. in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., where PGA Professionals will compete for the largest PGA Section first prize in the nation, $100,000.
“While we are disappointed to postpone the 2020 Haverford Philadelphia PGA Classic, our main focus is to provide our PGA Professional competitors with the best tournament and safest experience,” said The Haverford Trust Company and the Philadelphia PGA Section in a joint statement. “We believe rescheduling the tournament for 2021 will allow us to host a safe and successful event.
The Philadelphia PGA Section looks forward to next year’s event and continuing the legendary invitational with its partner, The Haverford Trust Company.
PGA Professionals who have 2020 Haverford Philadelphia PGA Classic registrations pending will not be charged. More information regarding next year’s event will be released closer to the date.
About The Haverford Trust Company
The Haverford Trust Company was founded in 1979 on Philadelphia’s landmark Rittenhouse Square. Since our founding, one thing has remained unchanged…our commitment to quality. Haverford has prospered for 40 years in a finance industry dominated by giants through our passion and adaptability. With more than 90 employees and over $9.3 billion* in assets, our size is our advantage. We get to know you and your needs at every level. You may speak with anyone, at any level of the organization, at any time. Our size allows us to be flexible and move with agility to address your individual investment needs. But we have never lost focus on the essentials: the Quality Investing philosophy that provides our clients with the right mix of stability and growth across the market cycle. And we never will. For more information, visit HaverfordQuality.com.
*Including assets under management or consultation for The Haverford Trust Company and Haverford Financial Services as of 6/30/2020.
About the Philadelphia PGA Section
The Philadelphia PGA Section, covering eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware, is one of 41 geographical managing entities of the PGA of America. This Section manages nearly 900 PGA Members and Associates who are employed at over 590 golf facilities in our region.
Communications Director, Philadelphia PGA Section
Vice President of Marketing, The Haverford Trust Company