Milton, Ontario — With the weather being as good as it was, and the cause being supported even greater, there isn’t just one thing that made Fix Network’s thirteenth annual Masters Golf Tournament the triumphant return to form that it was.
Back after a two-year hiatus, executives from Fix Network, along with representatives from a number of aftermarket brands, were on-hand at Greystone Golf Club in Milton, Ont. on Tuesday for a day of golf and good times.
The pristine greens located about 60 kilometres from Toronto were bustling with golfers from all across the industry, including Audatex, LKQ, NAPA Auto Parts, Axalta Coatings, Norton Abrasives, Hunter Engineering, AkzoNobel, Enterprise Rent-a-Car and Economical Insurance.
A cool breeze helped keep the hot June sun at bay as the day kicked off at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start to the tournament. While the friendly competition was very much the spirit of the day, prizes were given out to the winning foursome, the longest drives and the closest to the pin.
For those who were looking for something a little stronger than a driver, the organizers had an air cannon on-hand where golfers could pay to launch a ball as close to the pin as possible.
Registration fees for this year’s tournament, as well as the air cannon fees, were donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) and its programs across Canada.
Fix Network’s regional v-p for Ontario, Daryll O’Keefe said in his opening address, “It has been two years since we have been able to have this golf tournament. I want to thank all of you for being here because you’ve all stepped up.
“You’re doing a great thing here today because today is not about business…today is about community.”
In total, the 2022 Fix Network Masters Golf Tournament generated $7,680 in donations toward RMHC.