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Golfers feel welcome in Mexico after event moved from Trump’s course

MEXICO CITY — The irony was not lost on Rory McIlroy last year when the PGA Tour decided to move this week’s World Golf Championships event from Trump National Doral Miami to Mexico City.

“We’ll just jump over the wall,” McIlroy joked last year in reference to President Trump, who during his campaign pledged to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border to stem what he described as the onslaught of illegal immigration, crime and drug trafficking. And Mexico would pay for the wall, insisted Trump, who bought the Doral resort in 2012 and poured $250 million into renovations of the hotel and golf courses.

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