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June 2016 FREE Giveaway
Fairways and Roughs News Mash
By PGA Tour News on Sat, Jun 25 2016 1:54 AM
• FULL FIELD: WGC-BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL • COURSE: Firestone Country Club (South), 7,400 yards, par 70. Originally a generous perk from Harvey Firestone to employees of his tire company, the club eventually found its own standing as a stern test of golf with three majors to its portfolio before the World Golf Championships set up shop. The South course opened in 1929, later re-made by Robert Trent Jones for the 1960 PGA Championship captured by Jay Hebert. The PGA of America brought its championship back again in 1966 and ’75, by which time Firestone had become home of the World Series of Golf. The event moved under the WGC banner in 1999. • FEDEXCUP: Winner receives 550 points. • CHARITY: The First Tee is the primary beneficiary of World Golf Championships events. Proceeds also were distributed last year to 46 Northeast Ohio charities, including Akron Children’s Hospital, Flashes of Hope and the LeBron James Family Foundation. • FIELD WATCH: Newly crowned U.S. Open champion...
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