Golf Canada and Subaru have announced a three-year extension of their partnership in which Subaru will continue as Presenting Sponsor of Golf Fore the Cure—Canada’s golf participation program for women.
Celebrating 10 years as presenting sponsor, Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru is a Golf Canada initiative to engage women in the game of golf through fundraising and awareness for breast cancer research. Golf Fore the Cure boasts over 110,000 participants throughout 13 seasons, raising over $5.9 million dollars for the Canadian Cancer Society and Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation in support of breast cancer research.
“Subaru’s dedication to Golf Fore the Cure plays a significant role in helping drive women’s participation in golf across Canada,” said Jeff Thompson, Golf Canada chief sport officer and interim CEO. “Their continued support speaks volumes to the success of the program and we’re beyond excited to continue our great partnership.”
As the official vehicle of Canada’s grassroots golf participation program for women, Subaru will provide a Safest Drive contest for each event, a $750 rebate offer towards the purchase or lease of a new Subaru vehicle, a National Contest draw for all program participants and prizing for National Event participants.
“Golf Fore the Cure’s close connection to local communities and active lifestyles aligns perfectly with the Subaru Canada brand,” said Tod Sullivan, Subaru Canada’s director of vehicle operations, fleet & sponsorship. “We are pleased to enable more Canadians to help the advancement of breast cancer research while encouraging the continued growth of women’s golf in our country.”
Over 140 Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru events were run in 2016 by volunteer site coordinators from coast to coast, each leading fundraising efforts through the help of participants.
2017 event registration is open at golfcanada.ca/golfforethecure