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GolfBC Championship announces major donation to Charity

Kelowna, B.C. – The GolfBC Group is pleased to announce that a total of $150,000 was raised for charity at the GolfBC Championship at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club during event week of June 12-18, 2017.

With the help of generous donors and a significant contribution by the Chan Family Foundation, the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada event raised $150,000 which was awarded to the tournament’s designated charity, the BC Cancer Foundation and the Red Cross Kelowna flood relief.

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Jared du Toit announced as exemption the for GolfBC Championship

One of Canada’s Best to Tee it up in Kelowna

The Mackenzie Tour- PGA TOUR Canada GolfBC Championship is thrilled to announce that Jared du Toit, formerly Canada’s top-ranked amateur golfer, and recently turned professional, has been granted an exemption to play in the prestigious Kelowna tournament. Jared brings with him an impressive golf resume that places him as a player to watch in the Championship.

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GolfBC Championship Tees it up for Flood Relief

The Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada GolfBC Championship announced today that a significant portion of the proceeds from the GolfBC Championship, being played at Gallagher’s Canyon June 12th – 18th, will go to Red Cross Kelowna flood relief.

Red Cross Canada

Red Cross Canada

Tournament Director Hugh Vassos stated: “We want to demonstrate our support for the community in this time of need by giving something back from the tournament and our title sponsor GolfBC. As a professional golf tournament that relies on hundreds of volunteers, generous sponsors, and the support of thousands of golf fans; this is the right thing to do.” Vassos adds; “We are part of the community and making a significant donation to fight the flood is our way of helping Kelowna.”

 

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Long Drive Champ Granted an Exemption

Former Long Drive World Champion Jamie Sadlowski has been granted an exemption to play in this year’s GolfBC Championship.

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Calling all Long Ball Hitters

The GolfBC Championship is inviting anyone who can hit a golf ball a long way to enter the first GolfBC Championship Long Drive Challenge during tournament week at 3:30pm on Wednesday June 14th at Gallagher’s Canyon.

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An Eventful Week at the GolfBC Championship

The four-day Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada professional golf tournament has turned into a week-long celebration of golf. June 12th-18th are the dates for the second annual GolfBC Championship taking place at Gallagher’s Canyon in Kelowna. Organizers released the Schedule of Events that includes a number of special events throughout the community leading up to the actual tournament that features 156 rising stars from around the world, running June 15th-18th.

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GolfBC Championship is calling for Volunteers and Caddies!

The GolfBC Championship, a Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada event, is making a call to golf enthusiasts throughout the Okanagan Valley to actively participate in the presentation of the GolfBC Championship coming to Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club June 12th -18th.

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CedarCreek Estate Winery Official Wine Supplier of GolfBC Championship

The GolfBC Championship is proud to announce that CedarCreek Estate Winery has come on board as the Official Wine Supplier of the GolfBC Championship, one of the top tournaments on the Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada, coming to Gallagher’s Canyon in Kelowna from June 12th -18th.

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