In this Aug. 16, 2009, file photo, Tiger Woods tees off in the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. Organizers of golf’s prestigious Ryder Cup have encountered skepticism from Minnesota state officials as they seek logistical assistance and sponsorships for the 2016 event at Hazeltine. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel,File)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The 2016 Ryder Cup was awarded to the Hazeltine National Golf Club near Minneapolis years ago, however its promoters quietly recently tried to wedge money into Minnesota’s new state budget for logistical assistance and sponsorships of the event.

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