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      than the $3.63 million that was distributed in 2017.  has helped introduce golf
        “We continue to raise the bar and challenge the   to youth through the First
      imagination on the impact we can make on the Palm Beach   Tee of the Palm Beaches
      County community,” Honda Classic Executive Director   and has helped fund the
      Kenneth R. Kennerly said. “We couldn’t be more ecstatic   summer program attendance
      about this year’s results which are a tribute to the fans   of kids and the expansion
      who enjoy our tournament each year, our sponsors led by   of Loggerhead Marinelife
      American Honda, the longest standing title sponsor on the   Center,  a  world-renowned
      PGA TOUR, and of course the players who have embraced   se a  t urt l e  re se a r c h,
      our event and participate each year.”              rehabilitation, education and
        The $4.55 million which was awarded included a third-  conservation center where
      consecutive individual grant of $1 million to the Nicklaus   youngsters learn about turtle
      Children’s Health Care Foundation.                 recovery.
        The Honda Classic has given close to $40 million to     Several charities received
      South Florida children’s charities since its inception 37   proceeds from the American Honda Birdies for Children   as well as partnerships with PGA National Resort & Spa,
      years ago including almost $25 million in the 12 years since   program, where fans donate for the chance to guess the   PGA of America, Palm Beach County, the City of Palm
      Children’s Healthcare Charity Inc. took over the event and   number of birdies in the tournament. That program will   Beach Gardens and the PGA TOUR along with the support
      moved it to PGA National Resort & Spa.             return in 2019. Information is available at thehondaclassic.  from Founders Club sponsors Tire Kingdom and United
        Some of the initiatives evolving from  The Honda   com.                                            Technologies, and more than 200 other community-minded
      Classic’s charity disbursements last year ranged from     When The Honda Classic moved to PGA National   local sponsors. Player, corporate and spectator support has
      helping preschool children involved with Literacy   Resort & Spa in 2007, it awarded $505,000 to charity. By   led to increased ticket sales, parking revenues, concessions
      Coalition and Grandma’s Place enter kindergarten with   2010, it had eclipsed the $1 million mark ($1,018,000)   and sponsorships.
      essential school readiness skills, to creating opportunities   and it broke through the $2 million barrier in 2013 with     The Honda Classic has also benefited the past three
      for children fighting cancer to meet other young cancer   $2.114 million in contributions. It surpassed the $3 million   years from marquee champions Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler
      warriors which creates a sense of community through   barrier in 2016 and now has broken through the $4 million   and Justin Thomas, who has risen to World No. 1 since his
      POST, to supporting a safe place for kids to come together   threshold.                              victory in the 2018 Honda Classic.
      free  of  bullying  and  stress  and  share  through  song  as     The growth is a testament to American Honda’s 37 years     Who will win in 2019?
      members of Young Singers of the Palm Beaches.      as the longest-standing title sponsor on the PGA TOUR     The countdown has begun to when we will find out.
        The Honda Classic also teamed with young Tommy
      Morrissey’s UnLIMBited Foundation to provide financial
      assistance to children who need limb-correction surgery,












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