Healthy Start Celebrity Golf Tournament

July 10th 2017

Thornhill Golf & Country Club

In Partnership with


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For the fourth year in a row, CFL Hall of Famer Damon Allen will be returning as our host for the event along with Todd Keirstead, golf professional, founder of Golf With Attitude and Bring Back the Game - which focuses on helping everyone enjoy golf regardless of age or (dis)ability. 

Other celebrities who will be in attendance include:

  • Murray Foster – Songwriter, environmentalist, filmmaker, and musician with Moxy FrüvousGreat Big Sea, and the Cocksure Lads.
  • Bryan Muir - Retired NHL defenceman and former Stanley Cup Champion with the Colorado Avalanche.
  • Sherman Hamilton – Former Basketball Player for Team Canada and sports analyst on Sportsnet & NBA TV.
  • Paul Jones –  Raptors TV host and Raptors play-by-play announcer for radio broadcasts.
  • Sherry Middaugh – Five-time Ontario and one-time Saskatchewan curling champion, multi-time bronze medalist at the Scotties Tournament of hearts.
  • Rob Hitchcock – Former linebacker and safety for the Hamilton Tiger Cats and the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL.
  • Gregg T. Butler – Former CFL defensive back and football coach at the CFL and CIS levels.
  • Bob Turcotte – Retired curler, winner of 3 Canadian senior curling championships, multiple provincial titles, and a world championship.
  • Roy Weigand – Retired curler, winner of 3 Canadian senior curling championships, multiple provincial titles, and winner of one world championship. 
  • Jason Portuondo – Veteran Canadian TV/Radio personality and sportscaster for TSN, CTV, Sportsnet, G98.7FM, and 680 News.
  • Ian Leggatt –  Retired professional golfer, winner of one PGA Tour event and one Nationwide Tour event. Ian appears as a golf analyst on Sportsnet and is currently the Director of Golf at The Summit Golf and Country Club.
  • Dennis Maruk – A retired Ukrainian-Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League from 1975 to 1989, scoring a career high 60 goals for the Washington Capitals in 1981–82.
  • Dwayne De Rosario - A retired Canadian professional soccer player, who played as a forward or as an attacking midfielder. A four-time MLS Cup champion, he also won the 2011 MLS Most Valuable Player award. 
  • Anson Henry - A Canadian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. At the 2003 Pan American Games he won the bronze medal in the 100 metres. Also competed at the 2008 Olympic Games.
  • Glenn Howard - Canadian curler from Tiny, Ontario. One of the most decorated curlers of all time; He has won 4 world championships, 4 Briers and 15 Ontario provincial championships.

  • Elliot Price - A Canadian sportscaster and currently the host of the morning show of CJCL 590 in Toronto.

 Damon Allen (Host)
 Todd Keirstead (Host)  
 Jason PortuondoMurray Foster
 Gregg T. Butler
 Bob Turcotte

Healthy Start, Healthy Future is proud to announce our fourth annual Celebrity Tournament, this year featuring a special celebrity skills challenge with some of your favourite stars.

The Celebrity Tournament is happening in support of the Life with a Baby Program to support parents and prevent Postpartum Mood Disorders. Our support will be focused on the mental and emotional health of mothers, and mothers of preterm infants who spend time in the NICU to prevent postpartum depression.

This highly anticipated event will feature appearances by a wide range of celebrities who believe in our cause.

Our 4th annual tournament will take place on Monday July 10th 2017 at The Thornhill Club (7994 Yonge St, Thornhill, ON L4J 1W3). More details on the agenda for the day to follow.

Healthy Start, Healthy Future manages the Life with a Baby Program, Canada’s largest peer‐to‐peer network with over 10,000 members. This program is geared toward providing a Healthy Start for parents and children from day one.  Members are primarily mothers aged 25‐40 with at least one child. Proceeds from the event will benefit Life with a Baby and other programs that support new and expecting parents to ease the transition to parenthood and prevent the debilitating effects of Post‐Partum Depression and of Perinatal Mood Disorders.

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Planning Committee
Claire Kerr-Zlobin, Winnie Ng, Shiva Nassori, Jenny Moc, Michelle Lim, Zhanna Dalbenka, Fabiana Bacchini

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