Golfers Against Cancer tournaments and the Dinners for Cancer Research raise funds for innovative cancer research on an annual basis. As an all-volunteer organization, these events enjoy fantastic support from our volunteers and sponsors. Doing good is fun! And contagious! Join in the cure.
Houston Golf Tournament & Gala
GAC’s first event in 1997 started as a golf tournament and gala dinner. This event is now one of the largest in the country, taking place on 5 golf courses simultaneously every year on the Monday before Thanksgiving (enter that date on your calendar!). LPGA and Texas PGA golfers participate in a pro event & add to the enjoyment by all. A separate tournament is held on the Sunday before Thanksgiving to recognize the major sponsors.
Walden on Lake Conroe
In its inaugural 2005 event, tournament organizer and Board Member Dan McIntyre, raised $40,000 for cancer research. 190 players took on the challenging and picturesque Walden on Lake Conroe golf course, approximately 40 miles north of Houston. Today, participants in this annual event continue to enjoy golf, a gala dinner and live and silent auctions. Winners participate as platinum sponsors at the GAC Houston November events. Walden on Lake Conroe also holds a 100 Holes of Golf event. Participants play 100+ holes in a day. Sponsors commit to a donation for each hole played.
Denver’s 7th annual event with be held July 26th and 27th. A gala will be held on the 26th and golf tournament at Pinehurst Country Club in Denver, CO on the 27th. Follow the link for more information. http://www.
Other GAC-Affiliated Events
GAC has been named as beneficiary for a number of golf events around the world as listed below. If you are interested in naming GAC as a beneficiary of your event, please contact Bobby Jones at 281-348-2280. (The GAC name or Logo cannot be used to raise funds without our written approval.)
Insperity Championship –
This Champions Tour Event is held each year at The Woodlands Country Club, Tournament Course, Woodlands, Texas . The host sponsor, Insperity, a Kingwood, TX based company and long time GAC supporter through the efforts of CEO, Paul Sarvadi and Randy McCollum. GAC joins fellow beneficiaries – M.D. Anderson, the Bush Foundation and the First Tee Program. This event will be televised by the Golf Channel.
Callahan Tire Pro Am Golf Tournament –
The Callahan Tire Pro Am is a three day event held annually in Sarasota Florida. The event features a pairing party and two days of golf with legends of the PGA Champions Tour such as Tony Jacklin, Jim McClean and Larry Zigler. All the proceeds go to Golfers Against Cancer.
Golfers for Rosemere, England, U.K. – GAC has a friendship across the pond with Golfers for Rosemere. This group holds an annual golf tournament and dinner to generate funds for cancer research. Because of our common goals and similar heritage, both organizations support one another. We have been pleased to have the Golfers for Rosemere join us at our annual Houston events in recent years. Our cause not only stretches across the pond, but surrounds the globe.