2022 PGA Championship Brought Nearly $158M To Oklahoma Economy, State Says

Monday, August 15th 2022, 10:46 am

By: News On 6, News 9


The 2022 PGA Championship at Southern Hills in Tulsa reportedly generated $157.7 million for Oklahoma's economy.

Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell posted on Facebook over the weekend saying the tournament brought in nearly $158 million and it "well-exceeded expectations".

Gov. Pinnell said that 60,000 Tulsa hotel rooms were booked during the event and that revenue from tickets, food, merchandise and entertainment made it "the most lucrative event in Tulsa history."

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