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Questions About Future Of Tiger Woods Charity Golf Tournament In Ventura County

Posted on Monday, December 5, 2011 2:00pm

Tiger Woods got his first golf tournament win in more than two years over the weekend, at the tournament he hosts in Ventura County, but there are questions about the event’s future.

Woods won the Chevron World Challenge yesterday at the Sherwood Country Club by one stroke, wining $1.2 million dollars which he donated to his youth foundation.

Even though the charity tournament isn’t a PGA Tour event, it’s a big one, which is nationally televised, and marked the golfer’s first victory since his play tumbled amid publicity surrounding his extramarital affairs.

Organizers of the event, which usually features most of the world’s top golfers, announced that Chevron is ending its four year title sponsorship for the event.

Tournament officials say they’re confident they’ll be able to find a major sponsor to carry on the event next year.

The Sherwood Country Club extended its deal to host the tournament through 2016.

This year’s event drew a record 68,000 spectators to Ventura County.

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