YMCA of Eastern Ontario

Building healthy communities


The 2nd Annual Gord Brown Memorial Golf Tournament is all Teed Up 

Sign up today and help people in our communities and have some fun at this year’s Gord Brown Memorial Golf Tournament on August 17 at Smuggler’s Glen.

All money raised will go directly into programs offered locally through the United Way Leeds & Grenville and the YMCA of Eastern Ontario, ensuring that our community continues to receive support and programming provided by both charities.

The past two years have put extreme pressures on everyone in our community; anyone already struggling has been particularly challenged throughout the pandemic.  

Exciting Announcements!

There are some exciting activities planned for the golf tournament from a VIP event to special guest celebrities.

Check back here to find out more as announcements are made!

Darryl Sittler

Rick Vaive

“This tournament really signifies the commitment between the YMCA Eastern Ontario and United Way Leeds & Grenville to help make our community stronger and more resilient and to help bring the late Gord Brown’s vision of a healthier community come to fruition. We are an organization based on demonstrating the greatest impact with the dollars entrusted to us by our donors.”
~ Trish Buote,
Executive Director, United Way Leeds & Grenville

The Gord Brown legacy

The late MP Gord Brown’s family is extremely happy to support this year’s golf tournament and are proud to continue Gord’s legacy of giving back to our great community. Gord would have made it his mission to ensure that we not only recovered but thrived during and after the pandemic. Gord’s eldest son Chance and his brother Jeff will be honorary co-chairs for the event.

The tournament

Smugglers Glen
418 Thousand Islands Pkwy, Lansdowne, ON


  • Registration 11:30 am
  • Shotgun start 1 pm
  • Cocktails and dinner 6 pm
  • Prizes and live auction 7:30 pm

The tournament will attract golfers of all levels who are looking to support a worthy cause and enjoy a beautiful course – and have the opportunity to golf with a famous sports personality or two. Watch for announcements!


This year’s tournament fees are

$796 per foursome or $199 per person.

Dinner-only is $75. All paying golfers receive a tax receipt for $50.

Fees include:

  • Golf and cart
  • Dinner
  • Special tastings/experiences at various holes
  • Golf with sports celebrities 
  • Chance to win fantastic prizes throughout the course
  • Music and a live auction

To register yourself or a team online please

Register here

Come out, have a great time and help build resiliency in our region! 

“The United Way and the YMCA provide and support programs that directly impact people in our communities. At the Y, we provide healthy programs as well as inclusive spaces where visitors can feel safe, meet new friends and engage in positive social connections – the latter was sorely missed by anyone who had to isolate and we’re seeing the mental health issues that arise from that. We have also seen need for our services grow. One in five Y memberships is supported through our financial assistance program, which is funded through the generosity of donors.”
~ Rob Adams,
CEO, YMCA of Eastern Ontario

Contact information

To inquire about a sponsorship opportunity, to register a team offline, donate to the event or have questions, please contact Christine Radford at Email or 613-342-8889