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Cuomo: PGA Championship impact over $100 million for area

The PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester not only brought well-known golfers to Central New York, it also brought in millions of dollars according to the governor’s office.
Rochester (WSYR-TV) - The PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester not only brought well-known golfers to Central New York, it also brought in millions of dollars according to the governor’s office.

Governor Cuomo announced on Thursday that the tournament brought in $102 million to the area.

The $102 million was much more than $78 million that was originally predicted.

The championship also created more than 1,800 temporary jobs during the event.

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