Lucky hole in one will win car
South Canterbury golfers are practising their swings for an upcoming charity tournament, but whatever happens, the Cancer Society will be the winner.
It is the tournament's second year and Dave Fisher from ANZ says that if last year is anything to go by the competition will be hot.
"We've got quite good numbers registered already. It was very popular last year and people spoke very highly of it.
"Most of those who played then have come back for another round," Mr Fisher said.
Staff from Timaru branches of the National and ANZ banks have supported Daffodil Day for the last 23 years.
Last year the tournament raised about $7000 for the South Canterbury branch of the Cancer Society and Mr Fisher expects this year's result to be similar.
"It's a great cause. Cancer affects us all in one way or other, at some stage."
South Canterbury businesses have put up plenty of raffle prizes, and Autoworld is offering a $34,000 Kia Cerato to anyone who scores a hole in one on the 15th hole.
"It's definitely possible someone might win it. You never know what might happen," said Autoworld's Tony Meggitt.
All the money raised in South Canterbury remains in the region. South Canterbury Cancer Society manager Gabrielle Hall said there were no shortages of use for the money, with hardly a day going by that the society did not receive a referral for someone who had been diagnosed with cancer.
Teams can register at ANZ Timaru, but be quick, there are only a few spots left.
SOUTH CANTERBURY HERALD
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