Prevent Blindness America to Host Sixth Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament

CHICAGO—The Sixth Annual Prevent Blindness America Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the Bali Hai Golf Club in Las Vegas. Swing Fore Sight brings together top executives in the vision industry for a morning of golf while raising awareness and funds to support the sight-saving programs and services of Prevent Blindness America.

Transitions Healthy Sight for Life Fund will serve as the event’s gold sponsor. Additional sponsors to date include Refac, Zyloware Eyewear, Essilor, Luxottica, 1-800 Contacts, Hilco, Hoya, Spectera, Carl Zeiss, Charmant, Hilco, Jobson Interactive, Jobson Medical, Kenmark, PFO Global, Precision Tool, Satisloh, The Vision Council, VSP Global, National Association of Vision Care Plans, Rem Eyewear, and Reed Exhibitions.

“The PBA Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament serves as an important resource to help provide support for our sight-saving programs and initiatives,” said Hugh R. Parry, president and CEO of PBA. “The event also offers a unique opportunity for companies to entertain clients, staff teambuilding, and brand promotion through a variety of sponsorships. We invite everyone to join us on Oct. 2 for a great time on a fabulous golf course.”

Foursomes are available for $2,750 and individual golf slots are $700 for the four-person scramble. Those interested can join leading vision industry representatives on the Swing Fore Sight golf committee (including co-chairpersons Mike Daley; the Vision Council: Rick Elias, PPG/Transitions Optical and Dave Pierson, Refac).

Registration and breakfast start at 6:00 a.m., shotgun start is at 7:00 a.m., and the lunch and awards presentation is at 12:00 p.m.

For more information on the Prevent Blindness America Sixth Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, including sponsorship and golf opportunities or committee positions, please contact Danielle Disch at 312-363-6022 or or visit