The Loop

Trump defiant in response to ESPN, NASCAR, cites a benefit to bottom line

July 07, 2015

The Donald Trump fallout from comments he made recently about issues with illegal immigration and immigrants continued on Tuesday, to which Trump responded in a manner consistent with how he has always countered critics: Head on and without apology.

Trump issued the following statement regarding ESPN electing to relocate its ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic from Trump National Los Angeles to Pelican Hill on the Orange County coast south of Los Angeles, on top of NASCAR's recent announcement that it was pulling its post-season award banquet from Trump National Doral in Miami:


In another announcement on Tuesday, the PGA of America said it would relocate its PGA Grand Slam of Golf from Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles.

The LPGA, meanwhile, announced that it was too late to consider a change of venue for its Ricoh Women's British Open at Trump Turnberry in Scotland.