27 Apr '11, 10pm

THE PLAYERS announces $50 million goal for youth-related charities

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.-- On the lawn of the famed TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse and with more than 100 children and young adults representing local non-profits serving as a colorful backdrop, PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem announced a committed goal by THE PLAYERS Championship to generate $50 million for youth-related charities over the next 10 years. Joining the commissioner was Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce Chairman Hugh Greene, Jacksonville Public Education Fund Chairman Gary Chartrand, Florida State College of Jacksonville President Dr. Steven Wallace and numerous additional community leaders. RELATED Get tickets The announcement was made just 12 days before the start of THE PLAYERS 2011, May 9-15, when the event will be played at TPC Sawgrass for the 30th time. "We are proud of the impact THE PLAYERS Championship has had on many charities -- and lives -- in N...

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