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Greyhound Adoption League of Texas (GALT), one of the nation’s largest greyhound and sight hound rescue organizations a charity golf tournament September 22, 2015 at Canyon Creek Country Club.  

To date, GALT has assisted more than 2,500 greyhounds and sight hounds find their forever homes since the organization’s inception in 2001.  Depending solely on donations for its operation budget, costs exceed $350,000 per year.  

The Greyt Golf Tournament, September 22 is a shotgun start and a four player scramble. Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place - two flights. Longest drive, hole-in-one, closest to the pin and many more prizes will be awarded.

The tournament will be preceded by a golf ball drop.  Numbered balls dropped from a helicopter onto a flagged hole.  The ball closest to the hole will win a $1000 Visa gift card.  Winner need not be present to win and will be contacted by GALT.  Cost is $10 for 1 ball, $25 for 3 balls and $40 for 5 balls.

Cost is $125 per person and $500 for a team of four players. The event includes breakfast, lunch, range balls, greens fee, cart fee, contests, dinner, goodie bag, team photos, raffle tickets, and more. Sponsorships from $200 are available.  For more information, to purchase golf balls for the helicopter drop and to register go to, email info@galtx.orgor call 972-503-GALT.

Canyon Creek Country Club is located at 625 West Lookout Drive in Richardson.

GALT is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit all-volunteer group dedicated to placing all greyhounds,  primarily those that competed and trained for racing, sighthounds and greyhound mixes into loving homes. GALT facilitates the adoption of greyhounds by providing kennel services and foster homes along with their complete medical needs, including spay and neuter, assisting them in the transition from track-life to home-life, and educating the public about why the greyhound has been a favored companion dog for more than 4,000 years.

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