"I would say we're more than halfway through a serious analysis," PGA chief executive Pete Bevacqua said over the weekend. "What's important is we boil down our missions to two pillars 鈥?serve our members and grow the game,Scarpe Adidas Italia
," Bevacqua said. "The ultimate test will be can we check both boxes? Does it make sense to occasionally play the PGA Championship overseas? Would growing the brand globally help our members? Would it grow the game? Part two is easy."
The assumption would be to look at Asia, though the HSBC Champions already bills itself as "Asia's major" and likely will be even further established when or if the PGA of America ever decides to start accumulating stamps in its passport.