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Major PGA Tournament Game Coming to Wilmington

Tom Humphrey, the local tournament chair, stands in the grandstand that’s under construction at the climactic 18th hole.
Cris Barrish
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WHYY
Tom Humphrey, the local tournament chair, stands in the grandstand that’s under construction at the climactic 18th hole.

The biggest sporting event in northern Delaware history will take place next week at the Wilmington Country Club. It’s the BMW golf championship, one of the sport’s premier events. WHYY’s Cris Barrish reports on the preparations for an event expected to draw 130,000 fans over four days of competition in the semifinals of the PGA’s FedEx playoffs.

(Original air-date: 8/8/22)

Cris Barrish, a national award-winning investigative reporter, covers stories about Delaware.