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Hitting the Links for Health Care—Osler Open: Etobicoke InvitationalRaises more than $195,000 for Etobicoke General Hospital


September 27, 2023 - Media Releases, Stories

Hitting the Links for Health Care—Osler Open: Etobicoke Invitational
Raises more than $195,000 for Etobicoke General Hospital

September 27, 2023, ETOBICOKE –The 2023 Osler Open: Etobicoke Invitational golf tournament was a resounding success, raising $195,155 in support of William Osler Health System’s (Osler) Etobicoke General Hospital. On Monday, golf enthusiasts and community supporters came together to tee off for a great cause, showcasing their generosity and commitment to supporting the health care of the community.

The annual tournament, hosted at the picturesque Islington Golf Course, welcomed 144 golfers to a day of friendly competition and camaraderie. From enthusiastic beginners to seasoned pros, each swing carried the weight of their commitment to helping equip Etobicoke General Hospital.

"The Osler Open: Etobicoke Invitational is more than just a golf tournament; it's a testament to the remarkable impact when the community rallies behind a shared goal,” said Ken Mayhew, President and CEO, William Osler Health System Foundation. “The funds raised will enhance the facilities and equipment available to our clinical colleagues for their dedicated care and services at Etobicoke General Hospital. We are incredibly grateful for the loyal and generous support of our many sponsors, golfers and donors for being there for all of us at Osler so we can be there for them."

Funds raised through the Osler Open: Etobicoke Invitational will contribute to purchasing and upgrading vital medical equipment and facility enhancements at Etobicoke General Hospital. This support ensures that the hospital continues to deliver world-class care to the community it serves.

"As we navigate the realities of modern health care, partnerships with the community become increasingly essential,” said Dr. Frank Martino, President and CEO, William Osler Health System. “The Osler Open: Etobicoke Invitational exemplifies the power of collaboration and underscores our shared commitment to the health and well-being of our patients. The funds raised help us to continue delivering compassionate care with the latest advancements in medical technology, and in innovative spaces.”

The event's success was made possible by the dedication of volunteers, the generosity of sponsors, and the passionate support of the participants. A special thank you goes to Eagle Sponsor, Downsview Kitchens; Golf Ball Sponsor, BVD Group; and Cocktail Sponsor, S. Robinson and Associates of RBC Dominion Securities.

For more information about the Osler Open: Etobicoke Invitational and William Osler Health System Foundation, please visit