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        It’s The Law!                                    Honda Classic from page 1                         assistance to children who need limb-correction surgery, has
                                                                                                           helped introduce golf to youth through the First Tee of the Palm
                                                         have embraced our event and participate each year.”
                                                                                                           Beaches and has helped fund the summer program attendance
                                                           “Honda Classic Cares Week gives us an opportunity to take   of kids and the expansion of Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a
        Did You Know That, In                            a step back and visit our grant recipients and touch the powerful   world-renowned sea turtle research, rehabilitation, education and
        Florida…                                         impact that we are making in the lives of children in the local   conservation center where youngsters learn about turtle recovery.
                                                         community.”
                                                                                                             Several charities are receiving proceeds from the American
                                                           Propelled by the return of Tiger Woods, which fueled an   Honda Birdies for Children program, where fans donate for the
        By Adam S. Gumson,                               unprecedented turnout and the drama of a Sunday playoff won   chance to guess the number of birdies in the tournament. Fifteen
        Esq.                                             by new World No. 1 Justin Thomas, the 2018 Honda Classic also   finalists participated in a drawing on June 14 for a 2018 Honda
          A  will lists  the                             set a new attendance record this year with 224,642 confirmed   Civic Hatchback with Sport Touring trim. They each correctly
        specific  beneficiaries                          spectators. The attendance rise led to across the board increases   guessed the total of 1,090 birdies recorded at the 2018 Honda
        who you want to inherit                          in concessions and merchandise revenue and coincided with   Classic.
        your assets upon your                            increased sponsorship participation.                When The Honda Classic moved to PGA National Resort
        death. It also designates                          The $4.55 million being awarded to charity this year includes   & Spa in 2007, it awarded $505,000 to charity. By 2010, it
        the person(s) you want                           a third consecutive individual grant of $1 million to the Nicklaus   had eclipsed the $1 million mark ($1,018,000) and it broke
        to serve as the personal                         Children’s Health Care Foundation.                through the $2 million barrier in 2013 with $2.114 million in
        representative to handle                           The Honda Classic has given close to $40 million to South   contributions. It surpassed the $3 million barrier in 2016 and
        your  estate and the                             Florida children’s charities since its inception 37 years ago   now has broken through the $4 million threshold.
        guardian to be in charge                         including almost $25 million in the 12 years since Children’s     The growth is a testament to American Honda’s 37 years
        of the care and property of your children. A will is a   Healthcare Charity Inc. took over the event and moved it to PGA   as the longest-standing title sponsor on the PGA TOUR as
        particularly important document for someone whose   National Resort & Spa.                         well as partnerships with PGA National Resort & Spa, PGA of
        preferred  beneficiaries are not close relatives who     Some of the initiatives evolving from The Honda Classic’s   America, Palm Beach County, the City of Palm Beach Gardens
        otherwise would be left out as a  beneficiary of an   charity disbursements this year range from helping preschool   and the PGA TOUR along with the support from Founders Club
        estate because they are not part of the statutory list   children involved with Literacy Coalition and Grandma’s Place   sponsors Tire Kingdom and United Technologies, and more than
        when someone dies intestate (without a will).    enter kindergarten with essential school readiness skills, to   200 other community-minded local sponsors. Player, corporate
          Divorces are no-fault, meaning that the reasons for   creating opportunities for children fighting cancer to meet other   and spectator support has led to increased ticket sales, parking
        the divorce are irrelevant unless marital assets were   young cancer warriors which creates a sense of community   revenues, concessions and sponsorships. The Honda Classic
        expended/dissipated in furtherance of activities that   through POST, to supporting a safe place for kids to come   has also benefited the past three years from marquee champions
        were not related to the marriage.                together free of bullying and stress and share through song as   Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas, who has risen
          The purpose of estate administration is to collect   members of Young Singers of the Palm Beaches.   to World No. 1 since his victory in the 2018 Honda Classic.
        the decedent’s assets, pay claims against the estate,     The Honda Classic has teamed with young Tommy     The 2019 Honda Classic will be played February 25 to March
        and distribute whatever remains.                 Morrissey’s UnLIMBited Foundation to provide financial   3, 2019 with Thomas defending his title.
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