Something To Monitor: Northeast Weather And May PGA's

May 16th, 2019 is likely to be the first round of the PGA Championship.

A year from now we'd be just four weeks from the start of play at Bethpage Black and while this year's brutal winter is hopefully an aberration--with two more weeks of cold forecast meaning substandard growing conditions--the potential for rough conditions should be cause for agronomic concern with the northeast venues currently on the schedule. (Trump Bedminster in 2022 and Oak Hill in 2023 will be weather-dependent as well.) 

I'll check back a month from now, but here is Bethpage four weeks from the likely opening round date: