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PGA Names Travelers Championship ‘Tournament of the Year'

The 2017 Travelers Championship has been named the PGA Tour's "Tournament of the Year."

The event held in June also was named by the Tour as the "Most Fan-Friendly Event" and "Players Choice."

The golf tournament, held a week after the U.S. Open, was won by Jordan Spieth, who made a shot from a greenside bunker on the first playoff hole.

The event is known for catering to players with amenities such as providing a charter flight from the U.S. Open, free day care for players' children and family outings to places such as amusement parks.

The winner also gets boxes of M&M candies with his face imprinted on them to hand out to friends. This year's tournament generated more than $1.7 million, which was distributed to 165 charities.

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