Non-Profit, Governor's Resort Ordered to Pay Back Over $1 Million

Posted on April 2, 2018 by Tyler Barker

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS-- A nonprofit group has been ordered to make good on unpaid bills for rental equipment and services for a canceled golf tournament at a West Virginia resort owned by Gov. Jim Justice.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the orders were made last month in West Virginia federal court.

In one case, the Justice-owned Greenbrier resort and Old White Charities, the financial arm of the PGA Tour's Greenbrier Classic, were ordered to pay nearly $623,000 plus interest to Special Event Service and Rental of Bartlett, Tennessee. The company's lawsuit says equipment was damaged by a June 2016 deadly flood around the resort. The tournament was canceled.

In a separate judgment, Old White Charities was ordered to pay $754,000 plus fees and interest for services and equipment provided in July 2016 by Select Event Group of Laurel, Maryland.

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS– A nonprofit group has been ordered to make good on unpaid bills for rental equipment and services for a canceled golf tournament at a West Virginia resort owned by Gov. Jim Justice.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the orders were made last month in West Virginia federal court.

In one case, the Justice-owned Greenbrier resort and Old White Charities, the financial arm of the PGA Tour’s Greenbrier Classic, were ordered to pay nearly $623,000 plus interest to Special Event Service and Rental of Bartlett, Tennessee. The company’s lawsuit says equipment was damaged by a June 2016 deadly flood around the resort. The tournament was canceled.

In a separate judgment, Old White Charities was ordered to pay $754,000 plus fees and interest for services and equipment provided in July 2016 by Select Event Group of Laurel, Maryland.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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