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Danny Wills (Quiksilver), Ben Simpson (BBB vice-president), John Morgan (Mad Dog Surf), Greg Stewart (BBGC professional) getting ready for the Byron Bay Boardriders Golf Day. Photo KrackaFoto.

Byron Bay Boardriders Golf Day and Surf Industry Challenge

The Byron Bay Boardriders are having a golf day supported by the Byron Bay Golf Club to raise funds to support the BBB Junior Development Program.

Recently the club was able to fund sending a group of juniors to the High Performance Training Centre run by Surfing Australia and the club already sees the results in their maturity and surfing skills. With training funds the club can prepare more local champions such as long time BBB members Danny Wills, Kieran Perrow and Garrett Parkes to compete on the world tour.

Funds raised will also help the club with expenses at events such as Straddie Teams Comp, Jim Beam Tag Team and Kirra Teams Competitions when they compete on behalf of the local community.

The Byron Bay Boardriders is a past winner of each of these events and they are a great way for the club members gain competitive experience against the some of the best surfers in the Australia.

The golf club is also hosting the First Annual Byron Bay Surf Industry Team Challenge as part of the event – they are expecting teams from Quiksilver, Michael Cundith Surf Designs, Style Surfing and many more.

Any teams or individuals wishing to participate can sign up at the Golf Club. The club is still offering hole sponsorships for local businesses who wish to help out and gain exposure on the day.

For additional information contact Mark Krackowizer at 0431 570 574 or www.byronbayboardriders.com.

The event is this Sunday, September 22

Activities on the day include:

Golf tournament with prize holes
Raffle with great prizes
Barbie on the Lawn at the Golf Club.

$ 30 Entry includes BBB Golf Ball, Barbie and 18 holes of Golf.

 


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