Charley Hoffman to donate all Shriners Open winnings to Vegas shooting victims
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Charley Hoffman to donate all Shriners Open winnings to Vegas shooting victims

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Charley Hoffman calls Las Vegas home. He went to college at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. And he's playing in his hometown event this week, as the PGA Tour moves into the Vegas area for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

The tournament will be played a little more than a month after 58 people were killed in the shooting at Mandalay Bay resort while concert goers were taking in the start of a Jason Aldean performance at the Route 91 country music festival adjacent to the property.

Hoffman has chosen to donate his full earnings this week to victims of the shooting.



The tournament purse this week is $6.8 million, with $1,224,000 to the winner.

For Hoffman, the 2016-17 campaign was arguably his best in terms of consistency, though he didn't win a PGA Tour event. He finished 24th in the FedEx Cup final standings and won more than $4.1 in tournament prize money.

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