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Travelers Championship Makes ALS Primary Beneficiary Of Tournament

Travelers Championship Makes ALS Primary Beneficiary Of Tournament

Travelers Chairman Jay Fishman has been an advocate for the Travelers Championship since the company became title sponsor for the PGA Tour event in 2007. He helped transform a struggling golf event back into a mainstay on the tour, and the tournament has generated more than $10 million for area charities in that time.

This year, the primary beneficiary of the tournament will be the ALS Clinic at the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, a cause close to Fishman, who disclosed in August that he has the disease.

Fishman has since donated millions of dollars of his own money to ALS research, and now the tournament will do the same. ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a...

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