- Long standing partnership with Golf Canada extended through 2022 Canadian golf season
- Subaru Canada will once again be the presenting sponsor of the Golf Fore the Cure program
- Initiative has raised over $6.8 million to date for breast cancer research and support programs
MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI), together with Golf Canada, are thrilled to announce the extension of their long-standing partnership, through the 2022 Canadian golf season. SCI will continue as presenting sponsor of Golf Fore the Cure.
The Golf Fore the Cure program was created by Golf Canada, together with the Canadian Cancer Society and the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation. It drives women's participation in the game of golf through fundraising and awareness to support the fight against breast cancer. The program focuses on using the sheer power of women playing golf in a non-competitive environment to make a difference. Last year, one hundred and seventy-six Golf Fore the Cure events took place at golf facilities across Canada, raising over $390,000 for breast cancer research. In 2020, Golf Canada looks forward to growing that and further contributing to over $6.8 million raised since the program's inception.
"Subaru Canada has supported women's golf in this country in a major way and we are pleased to extend their commitment as presenting sponsor of Golf Fore the Cure," said Golf Canada CEO Laurence Applebaum. "Golf Fore the Cure has helped to drive women's participation in the game while raising money and awareness for a meaningful cause close to Canadian hearts—breast cancer research."
Subaru Canada has been a proud presenting sponsor of Golf Fore the Cure since 2005 and is proud to help grow the game of golf in Canada, standing alongside thousands of compassionate women to help make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. SCI is just as passionate about keeping their customers happy and safe for long or short drives as they are about their customers' well being outside of their Subaru vehicles. The announcement continues to signify a commitment to promoting healthy, active lifestyles through various sponsorships from coast to coast.
"As presenting sponsor, Subaru Canada will continue to offer the support needed to drive the program forward," said SCI president, chairman and CEO Yasushi Enami. It's an extremely important initiative and we are proud to be involved with such a great cause - the fight against breast cancer."
About Golf Fore the Cure
Committed to growing women's participation, Golf Fore the Cure boasts over 120,000 participants since its inception in 2003. During that period, the program has raised over $6.8 million dollars for breast cancer research through the Canadian Cancer Society and Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation at over 175 events held annually by volunteers. Golf Fore the Cure is conducted by Golf Canada and proudly sponsored by Subaru and adidas Golf. To learn more about Golf Fore the Cure's mission, please visit www.golfcanada.ca/golfforethecure
About Golf Canada
Golf Canada is the National Sports Federation and governing body for golf in Canada representing 271,000 golfers and 1,400 member clubs across the country. A proud member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Golf Canada's mission is to increase Canadian participation and excellence in golf. For more information about what Golf Canada is doing to support golf in your community, visit www.golfcanada.ca.
About Subaru Canada, Inc.
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ont., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of 94 authorized dealers across Canada. For more information, please visit www.subaru.ca or www.pr.subaru.ca or follow @SubaruCanada on Twitter.
SOURCE Subaru Canada Inc.
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