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Gary Player’s Major Goal To Raise $100 Million For Charity

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:31 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 17:20

Gary PlayerThe Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola, South Africa’s most successful charity golf tournament, will continue to receive support from The Coca-Cola Company and Sun International by partnering with The Player Foundation in their commitment towards raising $100 million for charity worldwide.

The continued support of Coca-Cola and Sun International for a further three years is a resounding endorsement of a tournament that first teed off in 2000 as part of Gary Player’s vision to raise funds for underprivileged children in South Africa. The tournament has since grown to include a global series of six tournaments worldwide raising more than $62 million for charity.



2016 PGA Of BC Awards Regional Recipients Announced

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 01:28 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 01:22

PGA of BC AwardsThe PGA of British Columbia is excited to announce the regional recipients in each of the ten categories for the 2016 PGA of BC Awards. Each category features one nominee from each region, including: Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland, Interior, and Kootenays/Northern BC.

New for 2016, the PGA of BC is proud to recognize legends in British Columbia with the naming of the annual awards after individuals who have excelled and had dramatic impacts on our industry in their respective field.



Lydia Ko Wins The Rolex Annika Major Award

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:22 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:17

altLydia Ko won the 2016 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award thanks to a win at the ANA Inspiration, a runner-up showing at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and a tie for third at the U.S. Women’s Open. She tied for 43rd at the Evian Championship in France.



Edmonton Golfer Honoured With Junior Legacy Funding

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 17:53 Tuesday, 20 September 2016 17:32

Krisite BennettEDMONTON, Alberta (Gord Montgomery/iG) — This day was just what Carol Stevens would have wanted: Plenty of friends and family on hand. Lots of smiles and laughs. Good shots and yes, a few poor ones too, in a fun golf tournament. And last, but not least, a legacy that will benefit young female golfers for years to come.

Stevens, a multi-time club and provincial golf champion, and a champion of the game itself, was honoured in the best way possible at the Edmonton Petroleum Golf & Country Club by those closest to her in a tournament designed to raise funds for aiding the growth of the sport on the girls’ side of the ledger.

Over 100 people gathered for 18 holes of fun, laughter, and memories in celebrating a life devoted not only to family but to the sport itself.



Valspar Championship Donates Second Habitat For Humanity House

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 17:31 Tuesday, 20 September 2016 17:17

altThe Valspar Championship presented by BB&T, through its host organization Copperhead Charities, Inc., dedicated its second Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County home last Saturday, September 17 as Indira and Arben Maloku took the keys to their new residence in Safety Harbor.

Copperhead Charities, Inc. is headed by a volunteer board of Tampa Bay area community leaders and has operated for over 40 years under various tournament names. The one constant has been a history of successfully generating more than $36 million for charities, primarily in the Tampa Bay area.



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