Fundraising Events & Initiatives

Join us and show your support of golf in Canada!

The Golf Canada Foundation runs several initiatives throughout the year in order to fund programs that support: junior golf development, Canadian collegiate golf, high performance golf, women’s golf and golf heritage. These events range from small receptions, to online auctions, to large-scale Pro-Am events- and each provides a fresh and unique option to support great causes and contribute however you choose! So come join us at one of our fantastic events, enjoy a chat with Canada’s industry leaders, and help us raise funds for the advancement of golf in Canada!

Celebrate Women’s Golf

Summer Swing Final

May 6th, 2018, Angus Glen Golf Club will play host to the Spring Swing event presented by RBC, formerly known as the Summer Swing, benefiting the Golf Canada Foundation! We are thrilled to host this special women-only event designed to help ladies get their swing ready for spring! Whether you want to fine-tune your swing or are a new enthusiast to the game, this event is always a fun afternoon with friends. You’ll enjoy:
  • Golf tips and advice from the entertaining Lisa Longball, eight-time Canadian Long Drive National Champion. Lisa delights with her lively stories as one of golf’s most powerful female hitters
  • One-on-one iron and putting workshops with PGA of Canada golf professionals
  • The BEST swag bags ever!
  • A chance to win great prizes including a week in Mexico through our raffle and silent auction
  • A shopping experience through our spectacular vendor alley
  • Food and beverage tasting
All proceeds from the Spring Swing support women’s golf initiatives across Canada! Please visit to get your tickets, information, or sponsorship opportunities.

RBC Canadian Open Monday Pro-Am

Renowned as the longtime home of Canada’s National Men’s Open Golf Championship, the return to Glen Abbey in 2018 will mark the 30th time the venue has played host to the stars of the PGA TOUR. The 2018 championship will run July 23-29 on the PGA TOUR schedule. The Monday Canada Day Pro-Am at the RBC Canadian Open is hosted by Golf Canada Foundation, with proceeds going towards supporting grassroots programs and the development of young golfers across the country! Secure your team of three to play in a foursome with a professional golfer or Canadian sports hero for 18 holes. The best in Canadian golf are expected to be there, including Graham DeLaet, David Hearn, Mike Weir, Nick Taylor, and “Mr. 59” Adam Hadwin, along with top amateur players and emerging pros. The 2018 Golf Canada Foundation Canada Day Pro-Am will take place on Monday, July 23rd at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. Click here to read more Canada Day Pro-Am details.

Play Like the Pros Charity Challenge

Looking for an experience of a lifetime? Play Like the Pros Charity Challenge is an opportunity to play the RBC Canadian Open tournament set up, the day after the Open at Glen Abbey on Monday July 3oth – from the same tees, pin positions, and tournament conditions as the pros played! To gain access to this unique experience, interested golfers must fundraise a minimum amount to support junior golf initiatives through Golf Canada Foundation.
To learn more, visit Play Like the Pros Charity Challenge.

CP Women’s Open Canada Day All-Star Pro-Am

Join an all-star cast of players from the LPGA Tour on Monday at the CP Women’s Open at Wascana Country Club! Kick off an exciting day on the tournament course by joining some of the best players in the world for an exclusive clinic and autograph session. Expected participants include Lydia Ko, Ariya Jutanugarn, Alena Sharp, Morgan Pressel and several other top players from the LPGA Tour. Following the clinic you and two guests will play 18 holes with one of the top Canadian players! Click here to read more details and how to register for the Canada Day All-Star Pro-Am


  • Joelle Efford
  • Director, Development & Events
  • Golf Canada Foundation
  • 1-800-263-0009 x265