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Popular Newport Beach Charity Golf Tournament Cancelled

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Popular Newport Beach Charity Golf Tournament Cancelled


The annual Hoag Classic Golf Tournament in Newport Beach, which has raised more than $20 million since 1998 for the hospital group and its various programs, has been postponed indefinitely because of the ongoing pandemic. The tournament, hosted by Hoag Hospital at the Newport Beach Country Club was originally scheduled for March 1 to 7. More than 50 other charities in the community also previously benefitted from the event’s fundraising. Formerly known as the Toshiba Classic, the Hoag Classic is one of the most popular tournaments on the PGA Tour Champions circuit and one of the most successful fundraisers in Southern California. It has been won twice by big name golfers Hale Irwin, Fred Couples and Jay Haas, while Ernie Els was the 2020 tournament winner. The decision to postpone the event was made because of Hoag’s commitment to health in the community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Hoag Classic’s executive …

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