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14th Annual First United Golf Tournament

September 13
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14th Annual Golf Tournament, Presented by Terra Breads


Update: May 31, 2021

Earlier this spring, our 14th Annual Day of Golf for First United was rescheduled to September 13, 2021.  If you are not already registered to play and would like to join us we are maintaining a waitlist. Please contact events@firstunited.ca to add your name.

The provincial government’s recently announced phased withdrawal of COVID-19 restrictions is looking positive for our Day of Golf! We are keeping in close contact with the UBC Golf Club regarding changes in regulations and will keep your updated as we get closer to Sept 13.

The 14th Annual First United Day of Golf is back!

After having to cancel the 2020 tournament due to COVID-19, we’re thrilled to be able to host a modified and safe day of golf to support First United in 2021. Rather than a traditional tournament, we’re pleased to organize a day of golf in support of First United! Our golf community is made up of dedicated individuals and businesses, and we’re thrilled have a fun day in support of First United’s work, the Downtown Eastside, and those who call it home.

The Annual Golf Tournament is a fundraising event in support of First United Church Community Ministry Society. Funds raised will go towards our work providing survival-supports, advocacy, and sanctuary in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Our goal is to raise $125,000 in order to continue providing services and programs that our community members rely on every day.

Event Details

Rescheduled Date: Monday, September 13, 2021

Where: University Golf Club, Vancouver

Time: Tee times from 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Registration Fee: $250 per person (with partial charitable tax receipt to be issued)
Space is limited due to COVID-19 considerations; register early to ensure your tee time!

Purchase tickets here


Your registration fee includes:

  • Green fees and a sleeve of balls
  • Power cart (walking can be accommodated by choice)
  • $50 gift card to UBC Golf Course (can be used at course restaurant)
  • Partial charitable tax receipt (to be determined)

In order to keep our community safe and abide by all BC Public Health Orders, the day of golf in support of First United will be organized by tee times rather than a shotgun start. Due to this change, space is limited. Register early to secure your preferred tee time!

If you’re unable to attend this year but would still like to support the 14th Annual Golf Tournament, you can donate through our secure online form, receive a full charitable tax receipt*, and help us reach our goal.

Donate to support the Golf Tournament

*Charitable tax receipts are only available for donations; sponsorships are not eligible for tax receipts under CRA regulations. If you have questions about whether your contribution is a donation or a sponsorship, or would like to become a sponsor please contact Katie Bricknell Koncan at kkoncan@firstunited.ca, 604.335.9334.



Many thanks to our Presenting Sponsor:


Platinum Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors:

Norton Rose Fulbright


Silver Sponsors:

The John & Sheila Rowand Foundation: In memory of John Rowand

John Keenlyside

Rudy Kerklaan

Bronze Sponsors:

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available for businesses wanting to give back to their community, make a difference, and receive brand-activation and recognition opportunities. Sponsorship levels begin at $1,000. To learn more about these great opportunities that match your company’s goals, please contact:

Katie Bricknell Koncan
Fund Development Manager, First United
kkoncan@firstunited.ca, 604.335.9334

Elizabeth Kerklaan
Tournament Director, Golf Committee
kerklaan@telus.net, 604.889.5052

Questions and More Information

For questions about registration, please contact:
Corinne Dahlo
Golf Tournament Organizer

For general inquiries, tax receipts, and more, please contact:
Katie Bricknell Koncan
Fund Development Manager
kkoncan@firstunited.ca, 604.335.9334


COVID-19 Precautions

The health and safety of our golfers, staff, and community are our top priority. We will communicate with you shortly before our day of golf to outline what the current Public Health Orders are.


Venue Name: University Golf Club
Address: 5185 University Blvd.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1X5 Canada

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