Tournament hoping to drive change for SOWINS

Building on a very successful 2014 event, the Twin Lakes Ladies Club is busy planning the 2015 IronWoman Golf Tournament.

Building on a very successful 2014 event, the Twin Lakes Ladies Club is busy planning the 2015 IronWoman Golf Tournament.

The July 24 charity tournament benefitting the South Okanagan Women In Need Society (SOWINS), is open to all skill levels with an official Golf Canada handicap. It is the ultimate test of team skills in an 18-hole, 4 Woman Scramble from the tips.

In its second year as a charity tournament the organizers are pleased to announce that Skaha Hills has joined as a major tournament sponsor. Overlooking Skaha Lake the resort-style residential development has one of the best locations in the valley. Ten other businesses have committed to hole sponsorships. Half of all sponsorship dollars received go directly to SOWINS. With support from many local businesses offering raffle and door prizes the tournament organizers expect to substantially increase their contribution to SOWINS in 2015.

“We are honoured to partner with SOWINS for this tournament” said Gayle Bukowsky, chair of the 2015 Tournament Committee. “Each year SOWINS helps hundreds of women and children overcome the effects of abuse through a wide range of programs and services.”

The sale of IronWoman golf shirts and vests has been added as part of the fundraiser this year.

“The course is in amazing shape and presents a number of interesting challenges when teeing off from the black tees and putting to some pretty tricky hole placements.” said Bukowsky. “It’s a competitive tournament but great fun for everyone. We have 15 ladies organizing the event and many more volunteers — making sure participants have a great experience.”

The tournament is scheduled for Friday, July 24 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. The tournament is limited to 26 teams, and it is anticipated that the tournament will be sold out this year. For further information on sponsorship or joining the tournament contact Bukowsky at 250-497-7177 or ironwomangolftournament@gmail.com.

 

Just Posted

PHOTOS: Shinedown and Papa Roach light up Penticton’s SOEC

Asking Alexandria and Savage After Midnight opened the show on Oct. 16

How local candidates are using Facebook to advertise directly to you

Liberal campaign is the biggest spender on Facebook ads in South Okanangan–West Kootenay

Grab your Lederhosen, Penticton Oktoberfest is tomorrow!

The 10th annual event is hosted at the Penticton Lakeside Resort and kicks off Penticton Beer Week

South Okanagan’s first swim meet of the season

The Penticton KISU Swim Club is hosting its first meet of the season this weekend

Charles wows them at iconic South Okanagan venue

Blues musician Michael Charles played to a sold-out crowd at the Dream Café Saturday

VIDEO: First all-female spacewalk team makes history

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir did work on International Space Station’s power grid

Zantac, the over-the-counter heartburn drug, pulled in Canada, U.S.

Health Canada also investigates possible carcinogen in some ranitidine drugs

Natalie MacMaster makes Okanagan one of two B.C. stops

Queen of the Fiddle in town Oct. 24

Shooters compete in Summerland

Seven youth participants take aim

B.C. public safety minister says cannabis edibles not in stores til January

Mike Farnworth says he wants regional issues considered when it comes to licensing

Greta Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta, but doesn’t talk oilsands

Swedish teen was met with some oil and gas industry supporters who came in a truck convoy

RDOS cannabis production bylaw goes to public hearing

Hearing on micro cannabis production facilities will be held Nov. 21

Scheer denies spreading ‘misinformation’ in predicting unannounced Liberal taxes

Conservative leader had claimed that a potential NDP-Liberal coalition could lead to a hike in GST

Council asks to limit cruise ship visits to Victoria harbour

Mayor says motion is not meant to curtail current visits or limit local cruise industry expansion

Most Read