The ladies who helped raise money for breast cancer awareness last year
In support of breast cancer awareness month this October, Abu Dhabi Golf Club is hosting Pink Lady Golf Day to raise funds for the Cancer Research UK charity. The tournament’s objective is to raise money for the battle against breast cancer while promoting women’s participation in the game of golf.
Cancer Research UK is an organization that is dedicated to saving the lives of millions by discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. The organization makes the most impact through its support of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses across the UK to research all aspects of cancer; by providing information for cancer patients, their families, health professionals and the general public; organizing fundraising events worldwide and by influencing public policy to keep cancer at the top of the health agenda.
The fundraising effort, spearheaded by Michelle Larter, Event Organiser, has an imaginative Royal Wedding theme and the competition is open to women of all ages with encouragement that participants’ dress in pink. On October 23rd, contestants can combine their love of golf and creativity with a commitment to breast cancer research. Starting with a 12.30pm shotgun start, the event will be followed by a delicious buffet dinner at 6pm after which, there will be exciting prizes awarded to the best dressed team, best game of golf played and for the most amusing outfit worn. The theme will be an integral part of the dinner as the dessert will include a wedding cake, which will be cut by the winners. The format will be a team of 4 competition, and the entry fee for members is AED 150 and AED 395 for guests, inclusive of the 18 hole competition, cart hire, range balls, prize presentation and a satisfying evening meal in Qanas on the top floor of the Falcon Clubhouse. In addition, a raffle will be held with proceeds going to the charity.
“The fight against breast cancer continues, not only within the community but with the emotional support of the women diagnosed with this devastating disease. Through this tournament, we endeavour to not only provide ladies with a fun game of golf but also help them, their family and friends by supporting this important cause, “says Michelle Larter.
“Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading charity devoted to fighting cancer through research. It is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to get involved and help in any way they can, “states Phil Waine, Tournament Coordinator at Abu Dhabi Golf Club.