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Donald Trump. He's the talk of the town right now, especially in Miami. The 2016 World Golf Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral in Miami is due to take place next month but the future of this tournament is in doubt. 

Each year the WGC tournament at Doral is full of glamour and showcases the world's best talent on one course. But the likelihood of this tournament taking place here over the next few years is in major jeopardy due to Mr. Trump.

There is a slight breakdown between the PGA and the Republican presidential candidate, this could be put down to some of the comments raised in his electoral campaign. When he announced his presidency he made some unlawful comments about Mexicans and some statements calling for the ban of Muslims entering the US. 

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However, there was some speculation if the event would even take place this year at the Blue Monster Course, but once it was given the go ahead, the PGA released a statement: “Immediately after the completion of the 2016 tournament, we will explore all options regarding the event’s future.”

The bad news continues as another tournament may be leaving the Florida city. The popular Miami Open tennis tournament faces a debatable future because of an expansion at The Tennis Center at Crandon Park, the home of the tournament. 

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Carlos Gimenez, Mayor of Miami-Dade is reluctant to lose both the tennis and golf from their area and plans to do his best to stop this. 

“We are going to do everything in our power to make sure we don’t lose those two events — they are extremely important to us,” Gimenez said. “But sure, it worries me.”

As for now, both tournaments go ahead this year, but the future is uncertain. 

What would it mean for the city of Miami if they lost both tournaments? Give YOUR opinion in the comment box below!

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Golf
Phil Mickleson
Justin Rose
Tiger Woods
Rory McIlroy
PGA Championships
PGA Tour

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