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Greenbrier and the military have a long history leading into PGA tournament


Charleston Gazette-Mail

Members of the United State military ride a jeep on the grounds of Ashford General Hospital, which The Greenbrier became during World War II.
(The Greenbrier photo)

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Greenbrier Classic’s name change to A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier has been a long time in the making, according to Gov. Jim Justice.

“I don’t think there’s any place that has a military history like The Greenbrier that would be more suited to have an event that would be a tribute to the military,” Justice said in a June media conference.

From the Civil War to the Cold War, The Greenbrier’s grounds have played a part in U.S. military history.

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