On Thursday, August 25th, the 12th Annual Gordon Hoffman Charity Golf Tournament will be held at Priddis Greens Golf & Country Club in support of children with Learning Disabilities and ADHD. Registration includes 18 holes of golf on a challenging, private golf course; power cart rental; delicious food, awards; silent auction, plus more! Come and enjoy a fun day of golf and support a great cause!
Priddis Greens Golf & Country Club is among Calgary’s finest golf and country clubs and is recognized as one of the top courses in Canada. It has been the recipient of numerous awards and has hosted the LPGA golf tournament 3 times, the latest in 2016. Located just beyond the southwestern edge of Calgary, two 18-hole courses lie among the well-treed valleys of the Rocky Mountain foothills to challenge players of every ability.
The tournament format is Texas Scramble. Net scores are determined by the Peoria Scoring system.
Team Prizes: 1st (Gross and Net score), 2nd, Third place teams – each course plus top all-female team.
Individual prizes: Men’s Long Drive, Women’s Long Drive, Longest Putt, Closest to the Pin, Ball in Sand
Golf will be followed by a banquet, prizes and silent auction.
Sponsorship – Becoming a sponsor provides you with a fantastic opportunity to promote your business to the 200+ golfers who attend the tournament plus additional exposure through our website and other print and digital tournament marketing. Promote your business while you give back to the community. Bronze level and higher sponsors will be recognized in newspaper thank you ads after the tournament. As part of the sponsorship package, you will receive complimentary registration(s) based on the level of sponsorship.
Register to Play – Foursomes are $1,400 and twosomes are $700. Golfing fees include green fees, cart rentals, breakfast, lunch, awards, silent auction and more. The registration fee for a single golfer is $375. Register as a team and save money.
Golf registrations include:
Donate – Do you want to support the tournament but can’t attend? Donate to Foothills Academy Society and receive a charitable tax receipt for the full amount of your donation and recognition in the tournament program. Donations of items that will appeal to our golfers in our silent auction or as golf prizes (groups of four) are also appreciated. Contact Carima for more information at [email protected] or call 403.270.9400.
Sponsorship and Registration Package – Download a copy of the Sponsorship and Registration package through this link.
Your contribution will go further thanks to Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK). Foothills Academy receives 100% of donations made through BFK plus all donations made by August 31, 2022 are matched up to 50%!
We are extremely fortunate to have renowned Calgary philanthropist, Gordon Hoffman, lending his name and support to our charity golf tournament. Started in 2010, the Gordon Hoffman Charity Golf Classic has raised over $1 million to support programs and services benefitting individuals and families in Calgary affected by Learning Disabilities and ADHD.
Gordon is a lawyer whose practice area encompasses Personal Injury Law, Real Estate and Corporate Law. He has had a long history of involvement in the area of Learning Disabilities. Gordon has been a founder, chairman, director, solicitor, and executive member of many volunteer boards including Project Warmth Society of Alberta, Theatre Calgary, Child Find Alberta, Alberta Champions In Recognition of Community Enrichment, and Operation Kickstart Society. Gordon has received many awards, the most recent thereof being The City of Calgary Citizen of the Year Award of 2010, the Diamond Jubilee Medal Queen Elizabeth II 60th Anniversary 2012, Calgary Catholic Separate School Board Co-Honoree Community Sheppard Leadership Award 2012, the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award 2014, Calgary Herald’s Compelling Calgarian 2015, CTV inspired Albertan 2016 and Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, Canadian Honours System, The City of Calgary Heritage Achievement Award 2016 and The Calgary Board of Education Legacy Award 2018. In December 2019, Gordon was named a Member of the Order of Canada. Gordon was given a lifetime achievement award Generosity of Spirit Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Calgary Chapter).
Foothills Academy Society is a Registered Charity that has been providing programs and services to help children and families affected by Learning Disabilities reach their potential since 1979. The generosity of donors and supporters has allowed us to offer a bursary program that has ensured that no one is turned away due to their financial circumstances. Learn more about Foothills Academy Society.