An accomplished 15 year NHL goaltender, hockey analyst & colour commentator on CBC Hockey Night In Canada & Rogers Sportsnet. He served as the Director of Player Affairs for the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA). In his capacity as director of player affairs, Healy also served as a non-voting member on the National Hockey League (NHL) Competition Committee, overseeing the NHLPA's interests regarding rule and equipment issues and player safety matters.
A proud Durham Region resident, and avid participant of charity work in his local community & the GTA.
Host & Executive Producer, Golf Talk Canada
Golf Professional who has worked in the golf industry for over 25 years. Formerly representing Augusta National and The Masters Broadcast in Canada behind the camera lens for 11 years, in 2010 he launched Canada’s only National Golf Talk Program (Golf Talk Canada).
Today Golf Talk Canada is still Canada’s only National Golf Talk Program on Radio and now also on the TSN Television Network. Mark is also the only Canadian member of the PGA Tour Radio Live Play By Play Team, as well as a member of the TSN Major Coverage crew starting this April at The Masters in Augusta Georgia.
Co-Host Golf Talk Canada
Bob Weeks is TSN’s resident golf and curling analyst and has covered the sport as one of the world’s leading golf experts for the past 25 years.
Weeks was named the #1 media personality and sixth most influential person overall in the Canadian golf industry by the National Post.
Bob has now joined Mark Zecchino as the co-host for Golf Talk Canada and will also cover all Major Golf Broadcasts for TSN in 2016.
The Highland Creek Pipe Band
Click on the picture BELOW to see them in action !
Highland Creek Pipe Band is among the most renowned Pipe Bands in Ontario, and Canada since our formation in 1954. They specialize in concert performances, public functions and large-scale musical performances. They're band encompasses traditional Pipers and Drummers, along with Guitarists, Bassists, Kit Drummers and many other interesting musicians. They are known to take old songs and put a new spin on them, and also to compose many of their own original tunes.
They have had the privilege of playing alongside the famous Toronto Symphony Orchestra on four occasions at the renowned Roy Thompson Hall. They have played for the NHL Alumni at a yearly Gala Dinner, made the trip across the pond to France to honour and remember our Country's veterans and fallen at Vimy Ridge and Arras.
This spring they are extremely lucky to be the opening act for the legendary Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band while they were here for a visit in Cobourg. They can always be seen during the summer at many, many Highland Games/Celtic Events and concerts.
Todd Kierstead, Golf With Attitude
Golf's Premier Corporate Enter-Train-Ment !
Throughout the years, Todd Keirstead has developed his “think outside of the box” approach to be one of the leaders in the golf industry.
Companies have utilized Todd to add flair and style to make their events completely unique. His professional background not only includes being one of the most sought after Golf Entertainers and Trainers, but in business he has held the titles of National Director of Training and Development and part of a World Wide Performance Improvement Team representing over 40 Countries.
With his drive and a genuine passion for high performance, Todd’s ultimate goal whether it is on the golf course or in a corporate environment is to entertain the participants and associate the event together with a shared memory.
Todd Keirstead is a true performer, doing things with golf balls normal human beings can't even dream about. Todd merges advanced golf skills with great humor into his unusual variations of hitting a golf ball. Todd's assortment of shots produced with an unbelievable variety of unusual clubs is something to witness. After a few moments, you will realize the show is more than golfing skill.
With his blend of outstanding talent & humor, and informative instruction the Golf With Attitude Show is exceptional and unmistakable! Comedy and dialogue add to the overall enjoyment but beware; don't think you'll just stand there and watch - audience participation is encouraged turning it into an exhibition about "you" more than it is about "him".
The Golf With Attitude show is a rare combination of talent, creativity, experience, and personality that is truly a "one of a kind" experience.
BIOSTEEL SPORTS NUTRITION
BioSteel is leading the wave of healthy sports drinks in the market. We are not just talking about a ‘better for you’ product, but rather one that redefines sports drinks. BioSteel sports drink replenishes electrolytes to provide optimal hydration and sustained energy, while reducing muscular and mental fatigue, all without the use of any sugar, caffeine, or stimulants.
With no artificial flavours or colours, BioSteel is unmatched in the market and is proud to be raising the bar on consumer expectations of sports drinks. But, it doesn’t end there - BioSteel is setting new consumer expectations when it comes to other nutritional products like proteins and snacks. Premium ingredients, product transparency, functionality first, and a certainty that there is always a better way are the four beliefs that drove the birth of BioSteel.
MOXIE'S GRILL & BAR: "HOT GRILL" FOOD STATION
Moxie's Grill & Bar (Pickering)
General Manager - Danielle Smali
1815 Liverpool Road
Pickering, ON - L1V 1W2
Moxie's Grill & Bar (Pickering) will be on site with delicious homemade hot appetizers fresh from their grill by one of their Signature Sous Chef's. Their selections of snacks will be sure to please all of your appetite requirements during your round....
Pommies Cider Co.: "Pleasure Your Palate" Tasting Station
Made from 100% Ontario Apples and Pears!
Pommies Cider is crafted from the juice of 100% Ontario apples and pears at our cidery in Caledon, Ontario. Our offerings include: our flagship Pommies Cider, Pommies Farmhouse, Pommies Perry and Pommies Red Sangria. All of our ciders are gluten free, GMO free, vegan, contain no artificial flavours or colours and are NEVER made from concentrate. Pommies Cider Co. is independent, family-owned and family-operated.
Pommies will be on-site with delicious homemade ciders fresh from their cidery. Their selections will be sure to please all of your thirsty appetite requirements as you pass by their tasting station during your round of golf !
KX96 New Country FM "Live to Air" Event Cruiser
KX96 New Country FM Event Cruiser On-Site !
The great KX96 New Country FM will be on-site, pumping out today's hottest new country from our event location.
Check out our event on their Community Listings Page: http://www.kx96.fm/events/view/community-events/6th-annual-da-silva-memorial-golf-tournament
DEER CREEK GOLF & BANQUET FACILITY
Discover some of the most challenging, enjoyable and pristine golf holes in the Durham region.
Deer Creek has been rated the best value golf course by readers of the Toronto Sun through the Golfer’s Choice Awards.
With two championship golf courses, breathtaking views and convenient access to Highway 401 and 407, Deer Creek Golf is the number one choice for professionals in the Durham Region.
Deer Creek North offers 27 holes each with their unique challenges. We pride ourselves on offering an exceptional tournament experience.
From the moment your golfers arrive, they will feel well taken care of with friendly bag drop personnel, convenient player’s shuttle, fully stocked Pro Shop, grand clubhouse with its private club atmosphere ensure that your golfers have everything they need for their day on the links.
DEER CREEK TOURNAMENT INCLUDES:
• USB enabled power carts and access to up to 27 championship holes
• 50,000 square foot banquet facility with 600 capacity for a sit-down dinner (up to 1,200 reception style)
• Floor-to-ceiling windows and private terraces overlooking the golf course
• Complete locker room facilities with showers (and complimentary towel service)
• Designated registration area
DEER CREEK NORTH COURSE: (Diamond, Ruby & Pearl)
Deer Creek North is “The Jewel” of Durham Region - their 27-hole signature design is considered to be among Ontario's elite public golf courses.
Deer Creek North provides a triumvirate of well-crafted jewels, each with their own unique challenges that test every golfer's shot-making ability.
Well-manicured tees and fairways, bent grass greens and several water hazards make Deer Creek North Course a visual pleasure to play. It offers a challenging test of golf and gives every golfer all they can handle during their round.
Length and accuracy are a must on this championship course, in combination with strategic thinking. The demanding design, premium conditioning and difficult greens of the North Course make it the site of choice for challenging tournaments.
We encourage friends both old and new to get in the Da Silva Memorial Golf Tournament Spirit by dressing in our green, black & white colour scheme and getting creative with their outfits. Participants who show amazing boldness, personality, and imagination can win an awesome foursome team prize as the Best Dressed Team !
The Championship North Course awaits offering 18 very challenging & picturesque holes for our entire field of 144 golfers. There are (18) various prizes to be won on the course, including: (3) INCREDIBLE hole-in-one prizes, contests for longest drive, closest to the pin, putting challenge plus many other fun prizes to win during your day on the links. Please see complete details below.
There is a delicious breakfast buffet and you are welcome to use the entire facilities at Deer Creek. You will absolutely not want to miss this year's Opening Ceremonies !! The iconic Canadian Highland Creek Pipe Band (lead by 15 year NHL Alumni Glenn Healy) will get everyone fired up to start the day at 9:45am, and the ceremonial tee officially gets the round going at 10:30am. Shotgun start for all foursomes is 10:45am.
Finish off your round with a tall, cool delicious drink in the clubhouse as you check out the Raffle Prize Table, Silent Auction & Live Auction items, catch up with friends and sit down to a fantastic 3 course plated dinner & awards ceremony. Draws will be made and prizes awarded.
Saturday, September 7, 2019
- 9:00am - Registration & Breakfast
- 9:45am - Intro's & Opening Ceremonies
- 10:30am - Ceremonial Tee Off
- 10:45pm - Shotgun Start
- 4:00pm - Cocktail & Dinner Reception
- 4:30pm- Plated Dinner, Awards, Silent & Live Auction
$225 per golfer
$900 per foursome
Other Optional Event Donation Costs:
- "Golf With Attitude" Hole Challenge
- Prize Table Raffle Tickets
- 50/50 Draw
- Joker Poker
- Silent Auction
Crystal Head Vodka Putting Green Contests:
- “Toonie” Toss
- “Tees" for Tequila
Your entry fee covers all of the following items:
- 18 holes of golf at Deer Creek Golf Club – (on the Championship North Course: Ruby & Black Pearl)
- Your round includes: power cart with GPS, bottled water & snacks.
- Registration gifts from both Deer Creek Golf Club & the DASMGT for each golfer.
- Buffet Breakfast & Full Plated Dinner (3 courses)
- Access to Entire Facility including: Putting Green, Restaurants, Showers & Locker Rooms (Please feel free to bring a change of clothes for dinner festivities).
- Biosteel Hydration Station
- Moxie’s “Hot Grill” Food Station
- Pommies Cider Co. “Pleasure Your Palate” Tasting Station & Closest to the Keg Contest
PRIZES TO BE WON (On the course):
- Various Team Awards: Top Teams, Most Honest, Best Dressed Foursome
- Lone Star Texas Grill : Longest Drive (Mens & Ladies)
- Crystal Head Vodka Putting Green Challenge (Mens & Ladies)
- Pommies Cider Co.: Closest to the Keg Contest
Hole-In-One Prize Holes:
- WIN a Brand NEW 2019 Toyota Highlander from The Drive Auto Group ($39,999 Value)
- WIN “Ultimate Fan Experience” - Trip for 2 to the Sporting Event of YOUR choice ($10,000 Value)
- WIN $10,000 Cash !
- WIN $5,000 in Retail Gift Cards of the winners choice
ADDITIONAL PRIZES TO BE WON: (By Personal Donation to the Charity)
Crystal Head Vodka Putting Green Contests (Optional):
- “Tees" for Tequila
- Crystal Head Vodka “Toonie Toss"
- “Joker Poker”
- Mystery "Mulligan" Contest - ???? (that's why it's a mystery....)
- 50/50 DRAW
- Todd Kierstead’s “Golf with Attitude” Hole Challenge: (2) awesome prizes to WIN ! (see details below)
- RAFFLE TICKET PRIZE TABLE: Over 40+ incredible prizes to WIN !
- SILENT AUCTION: Over 50 amazing items to bid on & WIN !
"Golf With Attitude" Hole Challenge:
(2) amazing prizes to win !
INCREDIBLE RAFFLE PRIZE TABLE & WIDE VARIETY OF SILENT AUCTION SELECTIONS TO BID ON SUCH AS:
Autographed Sports Memorabilia, Golf Apparel & Equipment, Outdoor Sporting Goods, Framed Artwork, Jewellery by Graziella Fine Jewellery, Food & Entertainment, Electronics, Personal Health & Wellness, Home Decor, Home Construction and SO MUCH MORE !!
Da Silva Memorial Golf Tournament Accepts:
Looking to join us at our golf tournament this year and support our goal of conquering cancer in our lifetime? Register now as spaces fill up fast!