"PINK & BLUE" Golf Tournament at Grand Lake benefits two charities | SkyHiNews.com

"PINK & BLUE" Golf Tournament at Grand Lake benefits two charities

The Ladies’ and Men’s Golf Club Associations of Grand Lake invite everyone to participate in their “PINK & BLUE” Charity Golf Tournament, a fundraising event for Susan G. Komen for the Cure and “Arnie’s Army” in their fight against cancer.Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s promise is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality of care for all and energizing science to find the cures. Rally for the Cure is a grassroots program that works to spread awareness about breast health and breast cancer in support of Susan G. Komen for the cure. Their commitment to awareness as the first step in eliminating breast cancer has reached more than 1.65 million people since their start in 1996.The battle started with the legend in golf himself, Arnold Palmer, a prostate cancer survivor. Arnold Palmer is more than just the greatest ambassador in the game of golf, he’s an ambassador for humanity. He is passionate about using golf to help triumph over this terrible disease. So he created Arnie’s Army Battles Prostate Cancer, a charity golf event that raises people’s awareness of prostate cancer.Since 2002, the contests have introduced the message of early detection to more than 130,000 golfers and raised $2.2 million for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.The event will take place at the Grand Lake Golf Course on Monday, July 19, with a 9 a.m. Shotgun start; registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The format will be a Four person shamble with closest to the pin, closest to the line drives for men and women, Putting contests and a Hole in One contest.Door prize drawings will guarantee a good time for all. Non-Passholder fee is $85 and includes reduced greens/cart fee, lunch, prizes and $20 donation to the charities. Passholder fee is $45 and includes cart fee, lunch, prizes and $20 donation. Entry deadline is July 17.Participants may register at the Grand Lake golf course, pick up a registration form at Grand Elk or Headwaters golf courses and send in their forms or call Coni Moore at 970-627-8335. Donations can be mailed to Grand Lake Golf Course C/O “Pink & Blue Charity Tourney, checks payable to the Grand Lake Tee Bags, PO Box 590, Grand Lake, CO.Thank you for your participation, together we are making a difference.

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