PGA of BC Golfathon For ALS

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Event Date: 
May 1st, 2015 to June 30th, 2015


During the month of June, golf professionals will golf from sunrise to sunset to support those living with ALS.  The PGA of BC golf pros and assistant pros located at over 40 courses throughout BC will golf as many holes as possible to raise awareness and funds for the ALS Society of BC. 

Donald Miyazaki, Executive Director of the PGA of BC; “The PGA of BC is proud to support the ALS Society of British Columbia through the annual PGA of BC Golfathon for ALS. Funds raised through the efforts of our Golf Professionals have helped thousands of patients and family since its inception in 2005. We are excited to see the program grow, year after year and look forward to contributing towards the fight against this deadly disease”.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS ), also referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a fatal  neurodegenerative disorder that affects the person’s motor neurons that carry messages to the muscles resulting in weakness and wasting in arms, legs, mouth, throat and elsewhere; typically the person is immobilized within two to five years of the initial diagnosis. There is no known cause or cure yet, but there is hope through the ALS Society of BC.

Proceeds from the Golfathon for ALS provide important support services to ALS patients and research to find a cure.

Help support your local golf pros to raise awareness and funds for the ALS Society of BC.