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Jul 31 2010 Ontario Sailing's 1st Annual Golf Classic

Ontario Sailing's First Annual Golf Classic
In Support of the Hans Fogh Fund
An Ontario Sailing Endowment Fund
 
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Piper's Heath Golf Course
Milton, ON
Registration & Lunch - 12 noon
Tee Off - 1:15 p.m.
 
Presenting Sponsor:
 
The Ontario Sailing Golf Classic will be a fun day on the golf course to help support our high performance athletes through the Hans Fogh Fund.  The 2012 Summer Olympics are fast approaching and half of the current Canadian National Team members are from Ontario ! This shows the great sailing talent that we have in Ontario and also the great work that is being done to back these high performance athletes in this province. Your contribution towards the Hans Fogh Fund will allow us to continue to provide and enhance the training and support that is so critical for all of our Ontario high performance sailors, including those that may be looking down the road to the 2016 Olympics.  Come out and get into the swing for our sailors!
 
PLAYERS FEES:
  • Single Entry    $200 (Optional BBQ not included - additional $20)
  • Foursome        $800 (BBQ lunch included)
Fees include: 18 Holes of Golf; Registration Bag; Cart; Buffet Dinner; BBQ lunch if registered as a foursome
 
BUY A PASSPORT!
Increase your chances of winning some great prizes with the purchase of a special passport.  For $30 you will receive two mulligans and one raffle ticket.
 
PRIZES FOR:
  • Hole in One! - Win a Harley Davidson motorcycle!
  • Closest to the Pin
  • Putting Competition
  • Best Foursome
  • Most Honest Foursome
  • Longest Drive
INCREDIBLE LIVE AUCTION ITEMS!!!
  • Trip to Charleston, SC for 2 to see the VELUX 5 Oceans race village and experience a once in a lifetime opportunity aboard the
    Spirit of Carolina. Watch the Eco 60 sailboats as they launch into the final leg of the VELUX 5 Oceans race. (For more detailed information see below.)
In addition to the fabulous Charleston trip, the following former Olympians have each offered a day of coaching to the highest bidder:
  • Hans Fogh
  • Bernard Luttmer (a day of coaching or a day aboard a Catalina from SWANS)
  • Terry McLaughlin
 
 
THE HANS FOGH FUND
The Hans Fogh Fund was created in December of 2009 (as a fund in the Ontario Sailing Endowment) to help continue the growth of high performance programming in Ontario.
 
Hans Fogh bought his first boat when he was 17 and, two years later, claimed his first championship at Copenhagen.  Soon after he took a job with Olympic and World Champion sailor Paul Elvstrom.
 
In 1960 he won the European Flying Dutchman title as well as a Silver Medal at the Olympics.  He also claimed Flying Dutchman titles at the 1962 Worlds and 1964 Kiel Week.
 
Immigrating to Canada in 1969, and receiving citizenship in 1975, Hans qualified for the National Sailing Team in 1976.  He led the Canadian Team to glory at numerous international sailing championship events over the next two decades, sailing Solings and Flying Dutchmans.  In the 1984 Olympics he, along with John Kerr and Steve Calder, won a Bronze Medal in the Soling class.
 
Hans remains heavily involved in the sailing community both in racing and the industry.
 
Official Media Sponsor:   
Hole in One Prize Supplied by:   
 
 
Information on Live Auction Trip to Charleston, SC
 
Charleston SC, Thursday May 12- Sunday May 15, 2011
 
A trip to Charleston South Carolina, for two. This all inclusive getaway will allow you to see
the VELUX 5 Oceans race village and experience a once in a lifetime opportunity aboard the
Spirit of Carolina. Watch the Eco 60 sailboats as they launch into the final leg of the VELUX
5 Oceans race. Skippers will be heading back to La Rochelle France, where the race started
on October 17, 2010.
 
Accommodation: Charleston Place Hotel
Guests will be staying at one of the finest hotels in Charleston, South Carolina, the
Charleston Place. Charleston Place is an historic premier hotel just minutes from famous
homes, museums and churches. World-class luxurious accommodations including a fullservice
spa and rooftop pool at “The Club” a private concierge level located on the top two
floors; award-winning dining, 28 exclusive boutiques and the legendary Orient-Express
service. All in the heart of downtown Charleston
 
Additional Activities & Site Seeing
Spa treatments
Guided Walking Tours
Charleston Aquarium
Boone Hall Plantation Tour
Harbour Fest Events – VELUX 5 Oceans Visit Race Village and Race Boats
Board Hospitality Boat to See Race start of leg 5 on the ‘Spirit of Carolina’
Dining around to sample the local flavor: The Oak Steakhouse, High Cotton, Halls Chop House,
Charleston Grill etc
 
     


Ontario Sailing is currently looking for sponsors of the Golf Classic as well as donations for our raffle. 
If you would like more information on supporting our event, on the event itself or on Ontario Sailing and the Hans Fogh Fund please contact Kathy Chamoun via email or at 1-888-672-7245 ext. 227. If you would like to lend a hand on the tournament committee and/or on the day of the tournament, please contact the co-chairs Carolyn Gagnon via email or Elizabeth Kerr via email.  We'd love to have you on our team!!!

 
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