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Flora Aasen Memorial Alzheimer's Pro-Am To Tee It Up For The 14th Time

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 June 2014 18:17 Sunday, 01 June 2014 18:06

On behalf of the Aasen family and the Alzheimer Society of B.C. we’d like to invite your support for the Flora Aasen Memorial Alzheimer's Pro-Am.
Thanks to you the FA charity Pro-Am event has raised over $400,000 in the past thirteen years to fund research, support, education and advocacy services at the Alzheimer Society of B.C.
This year’s charity event is the 14th Annual and we are very excited to be  returning to the “Beautiful” Richmond Golf & Country Club on Monday, August 11th, 2014. We Promise a Great Experience!
A premier event, the FA Pro-Am provides an excellent opportunity to introduce your company to prospective clients and entertain existing customers, while enjoying a round of golf with one of BC's PGA professionals.
Join as an individual golfer or put together a team and compete for great prizes in excess of $10,000, while the pros gun to win one of the largest Pro-am purses available in BC.
Once again Sponsors receive beautiful full color, large format tee signs that are not only noticed, but remembered! Promote your business while having a great day on the links - the enclosed sponsorship package further outlines the benefits of involvement.
We have opportunity’s to support by dedicating a hole to a loved one or donate in-kind to our silent auction. Have a look at the varied opportunities to partner with us and benefit from the involvement in this exciting and worthwhile charitable event.
With your continued and generous support we look forward to success both with this 14th annual event and in our fight to support people who struggle daily with the challenges and losses that accompany Alzheimer Disease.
Join us on August 11th - reserve today to guarantee your place!
Thank you… “for remembering those who can't”
John Aasen, CPGA
Owner/Director of Instruction
2004 BCPGA Teacher of the Year
Work 604.521.4653 Direct 604.716.4653

Giving Back Through Golf – One Swing At A Time

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 17:55 Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:44

Gayle Moss (www.golfgal.ca)


Did you know that golf raises more money for charity than all other sports combined?

For those of us who love the game, this doesn't come as a big surprise. But the act of giving isn't reserved for the wealthy or the professional associations that run major tournaments.

Many golfers give back without most of us ever hearing about it — golfers like Ginny Golding at the University Golf Club (UGC) in Vancouver.

Ginny Golding, recognized as the Best Golf Coach in BC in 2010 by Best of Vancouver Magazine is celebrating her 65th birthday by playing 65 holes of golf on June 23, 2014 at UGC.



Variety - Golf Fore The Kids

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2009 16:52 Tuesday, 26 May 2009 16:52

Imagevia news release

New campaign to raise money for children who have special needs...

Burnaby, BC (May 25, 2009) - Calling all golfers! Variety - The Children's Charity is excited to announce a new fundraising campaign!



Charity Classic Golf Tournament To Be Held At Country Meadows Golf Club

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2008 02:04 Thursday, 28 August 2008 01:50

The Country Meadows Golf Course Is A Great Setting For Enjoyable Golf 'Executive Length - Championship Style' Is Their Credo - Image Courtesy Facility
The Charity Classic Golf Tournament will be held at Country Meadows Golf Club, 8400 No. 6 road, Richmond on Friday 5th September starting at 8am.



Greg Norman's Ex-Wife Gets US$103 Million In Divorce Settlement

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2008 15:48 Thursday, 10 July 2008 15:23

Once Upon A Time There Lived A Happy Shark And His Wife Laura But Then...There Was Blood In The Water And Everything Changed - Image Courtesy Canadian Press

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Greg Norman's divorce from his wife of 26 years came with a hefty price tag - US$103 million.



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