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Harrington to donate PGA winnings to charity

Updated: August 15, 2006, 1:53 PM ET
Reuters

MEDINAH, Ill. -- Ireland's Padraig Harrington hopes to hoist the PGA Championship trophy and hand the winner's check of $1.2 million to charity to honor Darren Clarke's late wife, Heather, who died of cancer on Sunday.

Harrington told reporters at Medinah Country Club on Tuesday that he and other European players were competing on the urging of Northern Ireland's Clarke rather than withdrawing from the year's final major to attend the funeral.

A teammate of Clarke on the last European ...

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