Play Like The Pros Charity Challenge Comes To B.C.
WHAT IS THE 'PLAY LIKE THE PROS' CHARITY CHALLENGE?
Play Like The Pros Charity Challenge is a series of mini-tournaments at some of the best golf courses in Canada where golfers pledge support for junior golf through the Golf Canada Foundation.
The winners at each event and the top fundraising teams will qualify to play Glen Abbey on Monday July 25th, 2016 – the day after the RBC Canadian Open, from the same tees, pin positions, and tournament conditions as the pros played!
Sign up below to play one of British Columbia's BEST courses, these exclusive clubs have opened their doors just for this event to raise money for junior golf.
Capilano G&CC - Monday, May 30th, 2016
Point Grey G&CC - Monday, July 11th, 2016
*SPACE IS LIMITED, as only 5 foursomes will be registered per course!
The winning team from the Western Region (highest point total of all teams participating at either course) receives free flights to take part in the finals event at Glen Abbey. The runner-up receives invitations and 10% off flights on West Jet.
WHAT IS THE FUNDRAISING COMPONENT?
There is a MANDATORY fundraising component of $400 per golfer ($1600/foursome) to participate in the Play Like the Pros Charity Challenge. If you do not meet the minimum prior to your tee time, you will be charged the difference.
This year, points will be allocated for every $1,000 raised, and qualifying participants will be able to redeem their points for exclusive TaylorMade products such as duffle bags, golf bags, and drivers.
All players must have verified Handicap Factor by Golf Canada. Tournament play will be 4-person team Stableford format. Scoring will assign Stableford points to the net score, and combine for team total. The winning team from each event will be invited to play Glen Abbey on Monday July 25th.
To pre-register and book your team at Capilano or Point Grey: Please email Spencer Snell at email@example.com with names of your team members and the course that you’d like to play. Your spot will be reserved and you will be informed when the fundraising site has been activated.
For more information:
ph: 905-849-9700 x265
THE GOLF CANADA FOUNDATION SUPPORTS...
The Golf Canada Foundation strives to make an impact in every Canadian golfer’s life. By raising funds to support the ‘lifecycle’ of golfers across the nation, from introducing golf to children in elementary school to supporting the Olympians competing for our country, the Golf Canada Foundation contributes to the development and health of the sport and offers golfers a reliable and effective avenue to give back to the game they love. To learn more, click here!
Funds raised during “Play Like the Pros Charity Challenge” will go to support junior programs across Canada including:
Golf in Schools – Introduces golf to kids of all backgrounds and abilities in a fun and accessible way. Emphasizes the values and life skills to enjoy the sport for a lifetime.
CN Future Links – Adds the element of competition in a variety of formats, building fun and friendship at the club level.
Junior Golf Development Centres – Certified facilities specializing in full coaching and development programs for both recreational and competitive junior players.
The National Development Squad – Canada’s top under-19 players competing for Canada on the international stage.
For more on these programs please visit www.juniors.golfcanada.ca.
CEO, Golf Canada Foundation
Operations Manager, Golf Canada Foundation