Graham DeLaet throws support behind the Dakota Dunes Open

SASKATOON – A familiar face will be spearheading the 2016 SIGA Dakota Dunes Open. Sportbox Entertainment Group along with the Graham and Ruby DeLaet Foundation are taking over as the host organization for Saskatoon’s stop on the Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada.

DeLaet, who is from Weyburn, Sask., has fond memories of playing in front of family and friends in his home province and is happy that his foundation will be part of the tournament.

“I’ve had so much support across Saskatchewan growing up and it’s only right to back to the people who gave me so much,” explained DeLaet.

“We’re excited to put our name on a Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada event.”

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The Graham and Ruby DeLaet Foundation was launched in 2014 with a goal to help improve the health and wellness of children in the province, along with developing junior golfers.

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“We launched our Foundation when Graham was at a point in his career that it made sense to start giving back to the people that supported him along his journey to the PGA TOUR,” said Ruby DeLaet.

“Our Foundation represents Graham’s roots in Canada by supporting local causes that are close to us, and we’re excited to make a positive impact in the Saskatchewan community with this event partnership.”

The Saskatchewan Indian and Gaming Authority (SIGA) will continue to host the tournament.

Dates for the 2016 SIGA Dakota Dunes Open will be announced at a later date.

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