Help support Beau Vernon Appeal golf day
13 Sep 2012
BannLynch Golf and Yarra Bend Golf extend an invitation to you, to join us in supporting the “Beau Vernon Appeal” Golf Day, Wednesday 19th September. There are still spaces available and we’re calling on your golfing enthusiasm, to play alongside leading sports stars, and some of footy’s characters and legends. It will be a super day – for an extremely worthy and brave young man. 100% of all funds received will go to “The Beau Vernon Fund”.
In late June, 23 year old Beau Vernon suffered a severe spinal injury playing for Leongatha Football Club. He was airlifted to Melbourne where it was discovered he had a dislocated C5 vertebrae and a fractured C6, this is a quadriplegia injury.
Beau, an extremely talented footballer, was the youngest player in the Gippsland Power’s 2005 TAC Cup Premiership side, played VFL seniors for Casey, trained at Richmond and Collingwood and won senior Best and Fairest at Phillip Island and Leongatha.
Life for Beau and his family has changed forever. With virtually no insurance forthcoming, Beau is in urgent need our financial support to help with the many life changing challenges ahead. It is estimated Beau will need in excess of $3 million.
Beau’s father Daryl and Steve Bann are lifelong friends, attending primary and secondary school together, little athletics and school football. It was through Daryl’s encouragement that Steve joined him in a school elective and started playing golf, going on to a successful golf career as a player and now a coach. The Vernon and Bann families are close friends, for this reason the group at Yarra Bend Golf Course which includes the Bann Lynch Golf team are proud to be supporting Beau by hosting a fund raising golf day.
Fundraising Auction – Public most welcome to attend & bid! (If you can’t play in the golf day, at least come to see the excitement of the auction, the range will be open for you to hit some balls and enjoy the atmosphere)
The fundraising auction (Fundraising Act Registration #12094) includes donated items from wonderful supporters, such as golf travel packages, golf equipment & clothing, rounds of golf on some of Australia’s best courses, AND…
Incredibly rare TIGER WOODS memorabilia, fully authenticated, donated by Steve Bann.
•2000 US Open Championship flag & photograph, beautifully framed & personally signed by TIGER WOODS!!!
The 2000 United States Open Championship was the 100th U.S. Open Championship, played from June 15 to June 18 at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach , California. Tiger Woods won his third major championship in amazing fashion after a final round 67. At twelve strokes under par, he became the first player in the 106-year history of the U.S. Open to finish at double-digits under par. His aggregate 272 tied what was then the lowest score ever in a U.S. Open set by Jack Nicklaus, Lee Janzen and Jim Furyk, all achieved on par 70 courses. His 15-stroke margin of victory remains the largest in a major championship. After nine pars in the front nine, Woods birdied four of the first five holes on the back nine and his 67 was the low round of the day. This was the first major of what went on to become known as the Tiger Slam.
•2000 US PGA Championship flag & photograph, beautifully framed & personally signed by TIGER WOODS!!!
The 2000 PGA Championship was the 82nd PGA Championship, held from August 17–20 at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. It was the second time for the event at Valhalla, which hosted four years earlier in 1996. Tiger Woods won his second straight PGA Championship and fifth major in a three-hole playoff over Bob May. Woods and May finished at 18 under par to set the PGA Championship record to par, later equalled by Woods in 2006. It was the first time since 1937 that a PGA Championship title was successfully defended, and the first ever as a stroke play event. Woods and May were five shots ahead of third place finisher Thomas Bjørn. Woods’ victory marked the first time since 1953 (Ben Hogan) that a player had won three major championships in the same calendar year; Woods won the U.S. Open and the British Open in the previous two months for three consecutive majors. He went on to win the 2001 Masters to complete the Tiger Slam; four consecutive majors.
So get yourself organised, gather up your friends, and join us…
When: Wednesday 19th September
Where: Yarra Bend Golf Course, Fairfield.
•18 holes of golf on the picturesque Yarra Bend course
•Ambrose format – shot gun start
•Aussie BBQ brunch during registration, from 9am
•After play loads of great food and drinks
•Fund raising auction
•Lots of entertainment and fun throughout the day
•A tremendous “thank you” gift bag for every participant, valued at over $150.
We know it is a lot to ask but we have to pull out all stops to help Beau. The Vernon family are a close and hard working family, and are showing enormous courage and strength. Beau is now in rehabilitation and is trying to keep his spirits up knowing the devastation his family and friends are feeling for him…
It’s only a few days away, so please act quickly. Steve Bann and all associated with Yarra Bend Golf on behalf of Beau and his family, would very much appreciate any support you can offer.
Our administration team would be happy to assist you with any queries, and we give sincere thanks in anticipation of your support.
Contact Dayle Marshall at T +61 3 9481 3731 | M 0413 409 819| email@example.com
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