At a celebration honoring northeast Florida charities supported by THE PLAYERS Championship, PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem announced that the 2016 tournament generated $8.5 million for local charities, surpassing last year’s record total of $8.1 million.

Upcoming Giving Back Month events include the annual charity announcement at TPC Sawgrass on November 1 and visits to Five Star Veterans Center (November 7), Pine Castle (November 14), North Shore Elementary School (November 21) and Topgolf with The Boselli Foundation (November 30).

Source: THE PLAYERS generated $8.5 Million for charity