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26 March 2013

Yan Yean's Growling Frog Golf Course in Melbourne’s north welcomed the special event, The Governor’s Conservation Charity Golf Pro Am on Tuesday 5th March 2013 as part of a Whittlesea Council charity day.

Over 200 competitors took part, including some future golf stars and Victorian PGA champion David McKenzie.

The golfers helped raise over $16,000 to help fight the extinction of local species through the support of Zoos Victoria’s conservation programs. A big thanks to the City of Whittlesea for their generous support.

Guests included the Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC, Governor of Victoria and Patron of Zoos Victoria, Sid Myer, Chair of the Zoos Victoria Foundation and  Cr Rex Griffin, Whittlesea Mayor.