On July 8, the 2019 RBC Golf Challenge took place at the Elm Ridge Country Club, in Île-Bizard. Thanks to a sunny day that was perfect for golfing and two splendid courses, all the participants had an unforgettable experience. They were offered a wide range of activities that contributed to the success of the event: a pro on site to advise the golfers, an MS Zone where it was possible to simulate the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, several playful challenges issued to golfers at the Minute to win it station, and much more. The event raised $253,401 to support the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada’s mission.
Online Raised: $152,417.00
Online Goal: $320,000.00
For its 24th edition, the RBC Golf Challenge for MS had a new look. In addition to playing for the benefit of the MS Society, as in the past, participants were able to accept one great challenge in two different ways. Thus, either performance or pure pleasure was the starting point that set the tone for this day of golfing.
Performance plan: Like a long-distance race, participants who achieved the feat of playing 100 holes of golf according to the “performance” concept played with iron-willed determination.
To get them through this arduous sporting challenge, golfers were able to seek inspiration in the 77,000 Canadians with MS, for whom they agreed to take up the challenge.
Pleasure plan: The objective of a round of 100 holes remains the same but the approach will definitely be more relaxed than for the performance plan. The saying that “it’s not whether you win or lose; it’s how you play the game” will be the mantra for the golfers who opt for the pleasure plan and decide to stroll the greens at their own pace.
A NEW GOLF CLUB!
In 2019, everything about the RBC Golf Challenge for MS was revamped! On Monday, July 8, all the golfers played for the first time at the prestigious Elm Ridge Country Club, in Île-Bizard. The club’s two courses were the settings for the performance and pleasure plans, respectively.
South Course: Performance Plan
North Course: Pleasure Plan
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