LPGA rookie Emma Talley jumps at chance to aid Puerto Rico's recovery

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Emma Talley has never been to Puerto Rico and probably couldn’t name any of winners in 10 years of the Puerto Rico Open. But she’s aware of the plight of Puerto Ricans still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, and the LPGA Tour rookie jumped at the chance to help.

Talley is among 19 players from the PGA Tour and LPGA Tour who are taking part in the Puerto Rico Open Charity Pro-Am this weekend that aims to raise $500,000 to help with recovery efforts.

The Puerto Rico Open, scheduled for this week, cannot be played as the island works toward recovery.

“Our hope is that this special event in 2018 will benefit Puerto Rico’s recovery efforts to the fullest extent, while reminding the world that Puerto Rico is a premier golf and travel destination,” PGA Tour…

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