Floods put Greenbrier course under water

The Greenbrier Resort was left underwater this week, 13 days before the PGA Tour is set to make a stop at the West Virginia course.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin declared a State of Emergency for most counties in the state after a series of storms this week that left at least two people dead. Greenbrier Resort owner Jim Justice said in a statement the flooding is like nothing he’s ever seen.

“Our focus right now isn’t on the property, the golf course or anything else,” Justice said. “We’re praying for the people and doing everything we can to get them the help they need.”

The PGA Tour echoed something similar.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of West Virginia during this state of emergency,” the PGA Tour said in a statement. “While we assess the damage to The Greenbrier Resort to determine the feasibility of holding the Greenbrier Classic the week after next, the obvious priority is with the safety of that community and its recovery efforts. We will share an update on the status of the event in the…

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