The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) has issued its response to those demanding that they pull their Tour Championship from Georgia due to the state’s recently passed voter reform bill.
And their response is, they aren’t going anywhere.
In their statement, the PGA emphasized its commitment to the local businesses and charities that will benefit from the Tour Championship being played in Atlanta.
“The Tour Championship’s commitment to East Lake has helped our partners transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy and thriving ones, which is a key to ending the cycle of intergenerational poverty,” the statement read. “The charitable and economic benefits that have led to these substantial changes would not continue if we simply walked away from those in need.”
However, the PGA stressed that their decision not to move the event should not be construed as “indifference to the current conversation around voting rights.”
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