Around 150 golfers from the Grand Bay-Westfield area raised nearly $6,000 on July 9 during its Golf Fore The Cure event in support of breast cancer research.
The Westfield Golf & Country Club came second in the top 10 for raising the most money across Canada during the event, sponsored by Golf Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society.
Heather Shuve, president of the Westfield Golf & Country Club, said during a Friday phone interview the ladies’ golf association at the club decided it would be a good idea to extend and involve the entire club.
“So many people are touched by cancer, and in particular breast cancer, that we thought that it was an opportunity to raise awareness and to raise some more funds if we broadened it to all members,” said Shuve.
Shuve said one small touch of inspiration involved Brandon Bradley and Dave McCormick, a pair of golfers so dedicated to…