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of women mem­bers to the club and new am­a­teur events in Asia and Latin Amer­ica.

“I think in my par­tic­u­lar case, this honor is a salute to the col­lec­tive con­tri­bu­tion of the mem­bers of Au­gusta Na­tional and our

with the cho­sen re­ceiv­ing the re­quires sup­port from 12 of the 16 mem­bers. YMCA of the Tri­an­gle.

“This event does so much for the com­mu­nity,” Guard said. “We couldn’t be more ex­cited about this year and all the his­tory from the past.”

The Thurs­day’s pro-am, with all these fa­mous older golfers who ap­peal to the SAS client base, is a big part of that. Un­for­tu­nately for SAS, this year’s proam was all but wiped out by the ar­rival of Hur­ri­cane Michael.

Rex, which has spon­sored some kind of golf tour­na­ment in the Tri­an­gle for three decades, has the Rex Hospi­tal Open within a sports-mar­ket­ing port­fo­lio that also in­cludes spon­sor­ships of the Carolina Hur­ri­canes and N.C. State ath­let­ics, but the pri­mary rea­son for its in­volve­ment is to raise funds for the Rex Health­care Foun­da­tion, its char­i­ta­ble arm.

Con­trast that with Greens­boro’s Wyn­d­ham Cham­pi­onship, a PGA Tour event all about brand­ing the ho­tel chain

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