Justice Discusses Greenbrier Classic Name Change And Addresses Rumors

By Robert Bordelon

During a press conference on Monday, June 11, at The Greenbrier, Governor Jim Justice announced that The Greenbrier Classic golf tournament will be requesting an official name change to become a military tribute at The Greenbrier, announced some of the expected players, and addressed a few of the financial concerns facing The Greenbrier.

"The entire tournament will be dedicated to the military, to the veterans, the active military as well," said Justice. "I don't think there's any place with a military history like The Greenbrier that would be more suited to have an event that would be a tribute to the military. We were a hospital at one time, the bunker at one time, for crying out loud, the number of presidents that have been here. All the history is unbelievable."

Read more in the Tuesday, June 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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