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Ladies Team Classic covered in pink in support of Golf Fore the Cure

92 ladies teed it up at the Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club for a fun-filled day of team net best-ball competition

 

 

Sue Keenan and Deborah Green

Female golfers of all ages and from every corner of the province attended the annual Alberta Ladies Team Classic at the beautiful Stewart Creek G&CC. The team of Kennan and Green had the days best score of 13 under par, 58. A portion of the entry fees for the Alberta Ladies Team Classic are donated directly to the Canadian Cancer Society in support of cancer research and the Golf Fore the Cure program.

A special thanks to the staff at Stewart Creek G&CC and all of the member clubs who donated prizes in support of this event. See below for more information on Golf Fore the Cure and how to run your own event at a local facility.


About Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru

We are passionate about growing the game of golf in this country. Introducing women to the game and providing them with opportunities to develop their skills is an integral part of Golf Canada’s efforts to foster female participation nationwide. Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru is one of those opportunities.

The Golf Fore the Cure program, presented by Subaru, is the largest national grassroots female recreational golf program in Canada. The program was created to grow women’s participation in the game of golf by introducing them to the sport through fun, non-intimidating activities, while also featuring unique partnerships with the Canadian Cancer Society and the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation that add awareness and fundraising components to support the fight against breast cancer.

With the help of volunteers from across the country, the Golf Fore the Cure program has exposed more than 100,000 women to the game of golf and raised $5.1 million dollars in support of breast cancer research initiatives over the past eight years.

The Golf Fore the Cure program is all about using the sheer power of women playing the game of golf to make a difference.

The annual Golf Fore the Cure campaign culminates in a National Event that recognizes the outstanding efforts of female golfers from across the country. It is a celebration of the success of the entire Golf Fore the Cure campaign and it recognizes all those that have contributed to a future without breast cancer. In September, individuals, friends, and corporate teams come together to enjoy a great day of golf, food and camaraderie.

Why Run a Golf Fore the Cure Event?

  • Golf Canada and Subaru continue to offer this program at no cost to you
  • Funds raised at each event can be allocated to help fund breast cancer support and information programs within your community
  • Receive a free event kit with prizes, signage and all necessary tournament materials
  • Join the Canadian Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer and contribute to this meaningful cause that touches thousands of women each year
  • All sites registered will be entered into a draw to win a Fitbit Flex and Golf Canada Prize Pack!

When and Where Can I Register?


6 Easy Steps to Planning a Golf For the Cure Event Infographic

Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru event registration is now open for the 2017 season. Register your site and secure your event date by clicking here.

For more information and to fund-raise online, click here, or contact:

1-800-263-0009 x495
gftc@golfcanada.ca

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