Golfers will be teeing off at the Bionic Golf Tournament this Friday (September 8) at the Gull Lake Golf Course. This will be the 13th edition of the event which is held in support of organ donation for the Human Organ Procurement Exchange (HOPE) at the University of Alberta Hospital Foundation.  

Tyson Czuy is Co-chairing the Event in honour of his father who was an organ donation recipient and passed away earlier this year.  

“This year especially, I actually lost my father, who was a huge help. He actually stepped up over the last few years. We did lose him. Unfortunately, in May of this year. So I thought, what better way to kind of carry on his legacy than step up and help out because this tournament meant a lot to his heart,” said Czuy.  

Czuy is convinced his father’s legacy has pushed other volunteers and businesses to step up and support the tournament.  

“My father especially was very well known in central Alberta for being a local business owner. The people that have stepped up this year especially is just unreal,” he said. 

As of September 6th, the tournament is only a few thousand dollars short of their $30,000 fundraising goal. However, Czuy believes it won’t take long for them to fundraise that last little bit.  

“We set a target of, you know, raising close to hopefully $30,000. I truly think we'll surpass it this year which is just amazing. I just want to say thank you to everyone who's supported this tournament,” he added.  


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