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Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic kicks off this week

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames will host the 32nd annual Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic on Wednesday, September 12th and Thursday, September 13th, 2012. All proceeds from the two day event will be directed to the Flames Foundation for Life. Prior to the tournament golfers gather for a pre-event luncheon and registration.


WHEN: September 12, 2012

WHERE: Scotiabank Saddledome - Avison Young Club

TIME: 11:30 AM

Please note due to NHLPA meetings coinciding with the Charity Golf Classic on both the 12th and 13th, Flames players will not be in attendance.

“We’re disappointed but completely understand the uniqueness of the situation for our players,” said Flames President & CEO Ken King. “We are very grateful that all our sponsors and participants want to continue to support the tournament. They totally appreciate that the heart of this event is about important fundraising for local charities.”

The Flames organization welcomes NHL Alumnus Dennis Hull to this year’s luncheon as guest speaker. Hull’s “Hockey & Humor” will be presented by Intact Insurance. In addition, other celebrities will be in attendance including, Flames Alumni, Coaches, Management, Olympians and more.

The Calgary Flames Celebrity Charity Golf Classic will take place at two different golf courses on September 13th; The Links of GlenEagles in Cochrane and Country Hills Golf Club. Proceeds from the 2011 Charity Golf Classic exceeded $340,000 in support of the Flames Foundation for Life.

Media can enter the Saddledome through the Avison & Young Club entrance. Parking will be available in Lot A.

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