2012 SANLAM Cancer Challenge Club Together Competition

2012 SANLAM Cancer Challenge Club Together Competition

Sponsored by Sun International

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is proud to announce the results of the Sanlam Cancer Challenge ‘Club Together’ Competition sponsored by Sun International. The competition closed Wednesday 22 August 2012 and the draw took place on Friday 31 August 2012.

CANSA wishes to thank all golf clubs that participated in the competition. The ten clubs that raised the most money for CANSA, are as follows:

  • Seasons Eco Golf Estate (R34,050)
  • Aliwal North Golf Club (R 27,520)
  • Sishen Golf Club (R 21, 700)
  • Vrede Golf Club (R19, 240)
  • Clarens Golf Club (R 20,575)
  • Mogol Golf Club (R47, 453)
  • Douglas Golf Club (R 20, 520)
  • Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club (R27, 750)
  • Prince Albert Golf Club (R18, 210)
  • Randpark Golf Club (R28, 690)

These ten finalists were entered into a lucky draw to determine which club would be the winner of the ‘Club Together’ Competition. Aliwal North Golf Club’s name was drawn first, which means that two Aliwal North players will be nominated to participate in the Klipdrift Pro Am Wild Coast Sun Country Club near Port Edward from Sunday 14th to Thursday 18th October 2012. This all-expenses paid trip is sponsored by Sun International.

All funds raised by participating golf clubs will be used to support the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA’s) fight against cancer, through Research (R6m spent on cancer research every year), Education (cancer awareness campaigns and early detection – CANSA’s fleet of mobile health units travel to very remote areas to conduct cancer screening) and Support (with the help of 5,000 volunteers, CANSA offers support to more than 45,000 people affected by cancer in more than 500 communities across South Africa.)

(For media information, please contact Lucy Balona, Head: Marketing and Communication at CANSA or email: lbalona@cansa.org.za, call 011 616 7662 or cell: 082 459 5230. Or visit www.cansa.org.za or call CANSA toll-free 0800 22 66 22, or email: info@cansa.org.za)


CANSA offers a unique integrated service to the public and all people affected by cancer. As a leading role-player in cancer research (more than R6 million spent annually), the scientific findings and knowledge gained from our research are used to realign our health programmes as well as strengthen our watchdog role to the greater benefit of the public.

Our wide-reaching health programme includes prevention and education campaigns, CANSA Care Centres that offer stoma and lymphoedema clinics, medical equipment hire, toll-free line and support to children and their families affected by cancer. Patient care and support in the form of 11 CANSA Care Homes for out-of-town cancer patients in the main metropolitan areas plus one hospitium (based in Polokwane) as well as two CANSA-TLC Lodges for paediatric oncology parents in Pretoria and Limpopo.


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