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Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2015 18:11 Sunday, 28 June 2015 18:07
CROMWELL, Connecticut (PGA TOUR Charities) — Twenty-two of 88 players participating in a rain-shortened practice round for the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands landed a ball on The Umbrella at 15 ½, the 40-foot wide, 15-foot long floating green shaped in the form of the Travelers red umbrella logo. It was all part of the sixth annual 15 ½ Charity Challenge presented by Travelers.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 23:09 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 23:00
DRUMMONDVILLE, Centre-du-Québec (Golf Canada) — CN and Golf Canada announced the continuation of the CN Future Links Community Tour with a visit to the city of Drummondville during its 200th anniversary as part of CN’s dedication to junior golf and the community.
“Golf is an excellent sport for our young students to get involved with and we are thrilled to have CN engage with our community through the CN Future Links program,” said Johanne Marceau, General Director of the Corporation des fêtes du 200e de Drummondville. “We are extremely excited for our 200th anniversary and are thankful to have CN share in the celebration through the Community Tour.”
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 06:58 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 06:51
TYSONS CORNER, Virginia — Cardinal Bank (NASDAQ: CFNL) announced that its annual Charity Classic has reached a major milestone bringing its fundraising total to more than $5,015,000. Held on Monday, June 8, the funds raised from the 2015 tournament will be used to continue Cardinal’s longtime partnership with Inova Kellar Center, while also supporting the missions of many community-enriching organizations and outreach programs through the Cardinal Community Fund.
Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015 08:12 Monday, 22 June 2015 20:03
RICHMOND HILL, Ontario (Jason St. Jacques/Golf Canada) — Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru will hold its 12th annual National Event at Richmond Hill Golf Club, in Richmond Hill, Ont., on September 29. Over 120 golfers are slated to participate in the 18-hole charity event held in celebration of another successful year in promoting and raising funds for the fight against breast cancer.
Last Updated on Friday, 19 June 2015 07:27 Friday, 19 June 2015 07:08
TORONTO, Ontario (Golf Canada) — Whether you tweet, share, like, view or blog, #RBCGolf4Kids is looking to score a hole-in-one for kids through an online social media challenge to raise $500,000 for thirteen children’s charities around the world.
For the second year, Team RBC golfers are once again inviting the public to participate in the social media charity challenge by sharing the hashtag #RBCGolf4Kids on Twitter and Instagram, or joining in on Facebook or www.teamrbcgolf.com – the more shares of #RBCGolf4Kids, the more dollars raised for children’s charities. Three bonus challenges will provide opportunities for Team RBC players to win additional donations for their respective charities.
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