Flames charity golf classic raises $440,000

Annual charitable event reaches $4 million to date

Friday, 10.09.2010 / 12:59 AM / Tickets
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Flames charity golf classic raises $440,000

Calgary, AB – Calgary Flames prospect Carter Bancks led his team as the low gross winners at the Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic held Thursday, September 9th at Country Hills Golf Club.

Over 350 golfers participated in the 30th Annual Charity Classic which raised $440,000. Since its inception 29 years ago, the tournament has raised $4 million for local charities.

Jarome Iginla tees off for charity Thursday

LOW GROSS WINNER

Carter Bancks
Jeff Risler
Brad Risler
Greg Risler
Jeff Potter
Paul Koski

LOW NET WINNER

Mike Richards
Tom Peregovits
John Ballard
Shawn Murray
Wayne Stewart
Jay Nelson

Also on the leaders’ board were teams led by Jarome Iginla who placed third in team net scores and Gord Baldwin who led his team to third place in team gross scores.

Funds raised will go towards the Flames Foundation for Life – the Flames charitable arm that builds on the philosophy of the original Flames Foundation and is dedicated to the following four pillars: Rotary/Flames House, Rotary/Flames Park at Ronald McDonald House, Rotary/Flames for Medical Advancement and Amateur Sports & Grassroots Initiatives.