Jordan Spieth is the winner of the 2017 Travelers Championship following a stunner on the 18th hole. (Photo: John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)

The Travelers Companies Inc. announced that the 2017 Travelers Championship generated more than $1.6 million for charity. The tournament provides 100% of its net proceeds to nonprofits throughout New England and will help support more than 160 organizations this year, including the primary beneficiary, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp provides a camp experience for children facing serious illnesses.

The tournament will also be making a donation to the Jay S. Fishman Fund at the Bruce Edwards Foundation for ALS Research. The fund was established in memory of Jay Fishman, the former chairman and CEO of Travelers.

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