WHISTLER, BC, Sept. 23 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) will host its 2009 Whistler Golf Tournament presented by Bell at the prestigious Whistler Golf Club and the Westin Resort & Spa on September 25.
The tournament is the COC's signature fundraising event, with proceeds benefitting the Own The Podium initiative, and includes appearances and participation by Canadian Olympians. They will be joined by leaders of the business community, key Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) stakeholders (including worldwide and national sponsors, partners and suppliers) and sport partners.
Canadian Olympic hopefuls will also conduct live demonstrations of their sport throughout the course.
What: COC Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser
Who: Chris Rudge - CEO, Canadian Olympic Committee
The Honourable Gary Lunn - Minister of State (Sport)
Manuel Osborne-Paradis - Olympian (Turin 2006 Olympic Winter
Games) and Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games hopeful - Alpine
Georgina Wheatcroft - Olympic bronze medallist (Salt Lake City
2002 Olympic Winter Games) - Curling
Tom Velisek - Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games hopeful -
Rob Fagan - Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games hopeful -
Mike Janyk - Olympian (Turin 2006 Olympic Winter Games) -
Crispin Duenas - Olympian (Beijing 2008 Olympic Games) -
When: Friday, September 25, 2009
Where: Whistler Golf Club
4001 Whistler Way Whistler, BC, V0N 1B4
*DECK BEHIND CLUB HOUSE*
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (pre tee-off)
SOURCE Canadian Olympic Committee
For further information: For further information: Diane St-Denis, Specialist Communications (Sports), Canadian Olympic Committee, Tel: (604) 403-1893, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org