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The Ontario Parks Association Foundation (OPAF) is a registered charitable organization that provides financial support to future parks professionals through bursaries and scholarships awarded for educational purposes. The Dave Gower Memorial Golf Day is the annual fundraiser that funds this program, enabling the OPAF to continue providing these scholarship and bursary awards to deserving post-secondary students year after year.

Dave Gower served his community as a municipally elected official in Huron County and was a founding member of the OPA Foundation in 1990. It is because of Dave’s foresight and dedication to the cause of educating students in parks related areas that we have honoured his memory by naming this fundraiser the Dave Gower Memorial Golf Day.

Event Date:   Thursday, September 15, 2022

Location:       Ussher’s Creek at Legends on the Niagara, 9561 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario


We look forward to seeing you this year in beautiful Niagara. Your support at this event helps ensure that each of our financial awards are available to students each year! Thank you for joining and supporting our efforts each year!

Format:  Assigned Tee Times (starts at 10am)

Early Bird Incentive: Golfers registered by September 1st, will have their name entered in the draw to win one free pass to the 2023 Dave Gower Event!

Download the Golfer Information Flyer


This day would not be possible without the support of our amazing sponsors and we are so grateful for each and every one of you! Thank you for partnering with us through your sponsorship of this annual fundraiser!!

As always, we have a variety of packages available for you to select from, but we encourage you to register soon to make sure you are able to sponsor your preferred package.

Deadline to register as a sponsor is Thursday, September 1st!

Download the Sponsorship Opportunities Flyer

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