Tuesday, July 07, 2015

ESPN take charity tournament away from  Trump course because of  Mexicans comment

ESPN has pulled its ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic from Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles in the wake of business magnate and presidential candidates Donald Trump's recent derogatory comments Mexicans who cross the border into the United States.
ESPN announced Monday that is moved the event, which is scheduled for July 14 and benefits The V Foundation's Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund, to Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport Beach, California Pelican Hill's North and South courses rank among Golfweek's Best Resort Courses.
ESPN released the following statement:
“We decided it was appropriate to change the venue, and are grateful for the opportunity to stage the event at Pelican Hill on short notice. This charity outing benefits The V Foundation’s Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund, providing resources for important cancer research for minority populations, including Hispanics and African Americans. 
" Our decision reflects our deep feelings for our former colleague and support for inclusion of all sports fans. Diversity and inclusion are core values at ESPN and our decision also supports that commitment."



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