Skibbereen & West Carbery Golf Club Paints It Pink To Fight Breast Cancer

pinkgolf_1000Skibbereen & West Carbery Golf Club’s inaugural “Paint It Pink” Golf Charity Classic will take place on Saturday 3rd October sponsored by Rowa Pharmaceuticals in support of Action Breast Cancer.

Open to mixed teams of 3 players, either 2 men and 1 lady or 2 ladies and 1 man, the Rowa Pink Golf Charity Classic will encourage all golfers to think pink, all for a great cause. Entry is open to members and their guests or visitors for just €15 per person.

Wear pink and win Best Dressed prize courtesy of Sean Murray’s of Skibbereen who will also be supplying pink bras on the day! Skibbereen & West Carbery Golf Club’s P.R.O. Rhona O’Donoghue encourages players to have a little fun and paint it pink: “Pink hats, pink socks, pink pants, pink tops, pink bras, pink ribbons, paint your nails pink, anything goes! Why not pink up your golf bag, clubs and trolley?”

There will be fantastic prizes on offer and participants could also be in with a chance to win 1 night’s B&B and 1 dinner at the beautiful Heights Hotel, Killarney. Privately owned and family run, The Heights Hotel Killarney is one of Killarney’s leading hotels, famed for its warm welcome and award-winning carvery. There will also be a special Pink Ribbon golf cart available. Book it for €25 per round throughout October and the money raised will go directly to Action Breast Cancer.

Joe Keane, Head of Operations at Rowa Pharmaceuticals, stresses that the company recognises the importance of sport in our communities and the efforts of local clubs in support of worthy charities such as Action Breast Cancer. “The Pink Ribbon Golf Classic is a unique idea and we are honoured and privileged to be associated with such a worthwhile cause.”  Rowa’s Managing Director, Mrs Brigitte Wagner-Halswick, is a well-known supporter of numerous charitable and community organisations, including the Bantry Hospice Project and is herself a keen golfer.

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