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​Golf Fore Kids’ Sake raises almost $25,000 for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

June 10, 2024

The Golf Fore Kids’ Sake saw two amazing days of golf at Ainsdale Golf Course, raising $24,700 in support of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of South Bruce North Huron.

The women’s tournament was held Saturday, June 1, with 72 golfers.

The winning team included Deirdre Carroll, Maggie Young, Sara Scott and Stephanie Stanley.

The Spirit Award went to Team Matchett (Lisa Laschuk, Stephanie Catto, Janice Matchett and Kaitlyn Kiely) for its "Masters"-inspired costumes. This prize was chosen by Little Brother Garrett. The Little's Ball winner went to the team of Sandy Petter, Linda MacTavish, Cathy Alcombrack and Nancy Stewart.

Kelly MacNeil won the Closest to the Pin contest; and Sarah Harker won the Putting Contest.

The men’s tournament was held Friday, June 7, also with 72 golfers.

The winning team included Justin Harker, Curtis Chaput, Blair Chaput and Scott Austin.

The Spirit Award went to Team "FORE! Kids" (Jim Beaton, John Low, Matt Harvey and Dave McNeish); this was chosen by Big Sister Hilda. The Little's Ball was won by "Old Guys Hackin’" (Russ Smith, Mike Smith, Paul Anselmini and Gary Clark).

Closest to the Pin was won by Jordan Vanhaelemeesch; and the Putting Contest was won by Brad England.

Proceeds from this event will be used to support the Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentoring programs in Kincardine and area.

A huge thanks to all of the incredible sponsors and donors: NPX, Jeff Scott of Royal LePage, Matchett Financial, Greenfield Global, Superheat, Miller Insurance, Maitland Welding and Machining, Mitch Twolan of Lake Range Realty, Kincardine Quick Lube, Brucelea Poultry, Hurontel, Zone 7 Egg Producers, Ripley Lions, Moore Wealth Management, Matt Harvey Financial, MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Laschuk and Farr, Lakeshore Tree Service, Kempton Construction, Huron Shores Optical, Her Strength Studio, Deller-Quinn Dentistry, Lakeside GMC, Walkerton Toyota, Ainsdale Golf Course, Somerhill Golf Course, Bar Down, Grey Matter Beer, McDonald's, Mill Creek Chocolates, Home Hardware, Harbour Rose, First Impressions, Lisa Farrell, Tom Geertsma, Patrick Beaton, Lucknow Kinsmen, Richard Lee, Sobeys and the Blyth Festival.

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