The Waste Management Phoenix Open raised a record-breaking amount of $13,254,334 for Arizona charities during the 2019 tournament.

According to a release, the record-breaking amount was a million dollars over last year’s record of $12.2 million.

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“We’re always extremely proud when we make this announcement, and we’re pleased to break our single-year charitable contribution record for the eighth-straight year,” Chance Cozby, WMPO tournament chairman, said in a release.

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From 2010 to 2019, the tournament has raised more than $81 million for Arizona charities and a total of $147 million since 1932.

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The Thunderbirds host the tournament and 2019 was the 10th year the Waste Management was the title sponsor. Waste Management recently secured the title sponsorship through 2030.

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Rickie Fowler, the tournament's 2019 champion, also unveiled the news about the record-breaking money in a YouTube video published to WM Phoenix Open page.

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The WMPO, also known as the "People’s Open,” has been named the Tournament of the Year by the PGA Tour in 2014, 2015 and 2018.

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For information, visit the Waste Management Phoenix Open page.