Golf tourney raised $28,000 for kids

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph has an­nounced its Golf Fore Kids Sake tournament raised over $28,000 to support mentoring programs in the community.

The tournament took place at Guelph Lakes Golf and Country Club on June 16 and attracted 115 participants.

Rory Pike, vice-president of the board of director,  said, “This was our best tourna­ment yet. It keeps getting better. Each year we learn a few more things which we use to enhance the experience. We blasted through our target of $24,000 and reached a net profit of more than $28,000.” 

All proceeds will go to fund programs and services that assist over 500 children and youth in the Guelph area in need of friendships and posi­tive mentoring.