Gallaghers Grape Expectations, was the highest team fundraisers at approx $19,500 at last count, with a total for the ride of $100,000. We are so grateful for your donations.
Some of the money is going for gene research which looks very promising, and some of the money goes to help people, with things they need now.
Thank you all so much for your help with this.
The first professional golf tour event ever to hit the Okanagan officially kicks off later today.
Opening ceremonies for the GolfBC Championship will be held at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club later this afternoon. Following the opening festivities, four pros from the MacKenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada will team up with four current and former NHL players in a five-hole charity skins game.
Wade Redden, Todd Simpson, Deven Dubnyk and Chuck Kobasew will represent the NHL. A total of $10,000 will be available for charity. The 156-player field will tee it up in the four-day, 72-hole event Thursday in two waves at 7:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The field will be cut to the low 60 and ties following Friday’s second round. A total prize purse of $175,000 is up for grabs with $31,500 going to the winner.
Wednesday’s opening ceremonies will take place at the first tee box at 2:30 p.m.
Wayne Moore – Castanet Online – Jun 8, 2016 / 9:44 am
Golf BC Championship
If you haven’t already heard, Gallagher’s Canyon is the new home of the GolfBC Championship, Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada event. This tournament, sponsored by GolfBC, features players from around the world who will compete for a share of the $175,000 purse. Additionally, the net proceeds from the event will go to local charities, primarily the B.C. Cancer Foundation. What a wonderful way to showcase our fantastic golf course and the Gallagher’s Canyon community.
GolfBC is the title sponsor of the event. The Mackenzie Tour, run by the PGA tour, is the successor to the old Canadian professional golf tour. It offers young players and stars of the future an opportunity to ascend the ladder of their professional golf careers getting them closer to the biggest stage in the world, the PGA Tour. This is a great opportunity to watch firsthand, some amazing golf and raise money for the lifesaving research of the B.C. Cancer Foundation.
People are already excited about the tournament and are offering to help wherever needed there are a variety of positions available. It is wonderful to see such enthusiasm and we really want you to be part of it. To volunteer or caddie, please CLICK either of the links below.
If you have suggestions, questions or concerns, please respond to this email at GCVolunteers300@gmail.com . The event promises to be a lot of fun and a great way to show off what we enjoy every day here at Gallagher’s.
Your GolfBC Championship Volunteer Team