The 2017 Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic, put on by the St. Paul's Hospital Foundation, raised an impressive $108,367 this year for the Leslie and Irene Dubé Urology Centre of Health at St. Paul's Hospital.
Steve Hogle – Saskatoon Blades and team
Calgary Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan was the celebrity host for the Classic, held July 18 in Saskatoon.
DFP Celebrities – L-R, Glen Gulutzan, Chris Best, Reggie Leach, Steve Laycock, Brian Towriss, Yann Martel, John Gormley, Mike Ciona
Former NHLer Reggie Leach golfed in the Classic on July 18, as well as skated in the returning star-powered Kids on Ice Hockey Camp on July 17, where children from Northern Saskatchewan and Saskatoon had the once-in-a-lifetime on-ice opportunity to learn new hockey skills from celebrity coaches.
Returning to the classic this year as the presenting partner was Athabasca Basin Security, led by CEO Ron Hyggen.
Ron Hyggen, CEO Athabasca Basin Security – Presenting Sponsor
"We appreciate Ron's strong commitment to both Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic and Kids on Ice," stated Bruce Action, CEO of St. Paul's Hospital Foundation. "Thank you to the many generous sponsors, donors, and volunteers for making the 2017 Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic such a great success."
Participating celebrity golfers at the tournament this year included Saskatchewan Roughrider Alumnus Chris Best; CTV Morning Live Weather Specialist Mike Ciona; CKOM Talk Radio Broadcaster John Gormley; Skip of the two-time Tim Horton's Brier bronze medal team Steve Laycock; well-known author Yann Martel and former Head Coach of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team, Brian Towriss.
The Leslie and Irene Dubé Urology Centre of Health provides valuable guidance to patients facing a diagnosis of prostate cancer, bladder cancer or other urological illnesses. The $108,367 raised from this year's Driving Fore Prostate tournament will help fund the purchase of a GreenLight Laser XPS, bringing the latest advancements in urological care to the Leslie and Irene Dubé Urology Centre of Health.
Saskatoon Urology Associates