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Think Turkey and Golf Canada Team Up for the Second Annual Make Birdies Count Challenge in Support of First Tee – Canada

This summer, Think Turkey is proud to return as an official partner of Golf Canada and this year’s RBC Canadian Open at Hamilton Golf and Country Club from May 30 to June 2, and the CPKC Women’s Open at Earl Grey Golf Club in Calgary from July 25 to 28.

The partnership includes the 2nd Annual Make Birdies Count challenge at both events, calling on players to make ‘turkeys’, (known as three birdies in a row – or better!) to benefit First Tee – Canada, a national organization focused on introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people, with a donation of up to $15,000.

The inaugural year of the Make Birdies Count initiative saw a total of 58 turkeys at both events, including one from defending champion Nick Taylor on his winning hole!

This year, each turkey achieved at the RBC Canadian Open and CPKC Women’s Open will benefit First Tee – Canada directly, with $100 per turkey donated. The Make Birdies Count program will also expand, with an amateur player being recognized each month for achieving the most turkeys, and a subsequent donation being made to their provincial First Tee chapter.

Graham DeLaet, Canadian Golf Broadcaster and PGA TOUR Player, returns this year as an ambassador for the Make Birdies Count challenge, promoting it to players, media, the Golf Canada network and fans through interactive golf clinics, engaging content and more.

The daily ‘turkey tally’ will also be shared throughout the RBC Canadian Open and CPKC Women’s Open on Golf Canada’s website and social channels.

To learn more about the amateur activation, stay tuned to Golf Canada’s social channels throughout the year.

Stay fueled on and off the green!