Rotary's Grandview Children's Centre Charity Golf Tournament
The 22nd Annual Rotary Golf Tournament held on August 24 at Royal Ashburn was a great success thanks to our generous Sponsors, Golfers, 2 VandenBos Whitby Air Cadets and many Volunteers.Thank you for supporting us. Visit our Facebook page
 
 
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The Royal Ashburn Golf Club is one of Durham region's most beautiful courses, especially as summer turns to fall. The course is ranked as one of the top 50 public courses in Canada and offers beautifully manicured fairways and greens. 
 
The Rotary Club of Whitby hosted its 22nd annual golf tournament at the Royal Ashburn Golf Club on August 24th. Golfers enjoyed all this premier golf course has to offer while also giving back to their community.Guests were given the royal treatment from bag drop to the reception and dinner. The tournament commenced with a shot gun start at 12:30 pm with exciting contests in traditional categories. The day wrapped up numerous prizes along with a prime rib dinner with all the trimmings. Thanks go out to our MC Ken Shaw and guests from Grandview Children's Centre.
 
Since its inception, the golf tournament has raised over $400,000 over the past 21 years for local organizations, including Easter Seals, Their Opportunity, Joanne's House, Ontario Shores' Mental Health Sciences youth outreach program, Station Gallery youth program, Racing against Drugs, Air Cadets, Sea Cadets, Scouts, Beavers and Cubs, orphans in third world countries and Rotary's International Youth Exchange program just to name a few.
 
Proceeds from this year’s tournament will be used to support Rotary Club of Whitby $100,000 pledge dedicated to the new Grandview Children's Centre to be built in Ajax.
 
"The Rotary Golf Committee again pulled all the stops this year in selecting Royal Ashburn as our venue, including reception in the lower or upper state of the art dining rooms" said golf committee chair, Doug Freeman. "We look forward to the continued support of our many sponsors and loyal golfers who have come to expect the very best.
Freeman's firm, Freeman & Lourenco LLP, Chartered Public Accountants, was the Title Sponsor along with Dodd & Souter Flooring who was the Registration Sponsor and Nurse Chevrolet Cadillac who was the Cart Sponsor.
 
We again thank all involved for their support in making this a very successful event.
 
The Rotary Club of Whitby is a volunteer service organization that has been working to raise funds in support of local and international project as well as providing service work in our community since 1933.