Prevent Blindness to Host Seventh Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament


CHICAGO—The Seventh Annual Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at the Spanish Trail Country Club in Las Vegas. Swing Fore Sight brings together top executives and staff in the vision industry for a morning of golf while supporting the sight-saving programs and services of Prevent Blindness.

The Transitions Healthy Sight for Life Fund will serve as the event’s gold sponsor. Additional sponsors to date include Essilor USA, National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP), Refac , REM Eyewear and Vision Ease.

Sponsorships are available including the silver sponsor, cart sponsor, award sponsor, hole sponsors, golfer gift sponsors and more.

“The Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament has become a wonderful tradition as part of the Vision Expo West experience, bringing together vision industry leaders from across the country for a fun day at the links to help support our important programs,” said Hugh R. Parry, president and CEO of Prevent Blindness.

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 chair Mike Daley, the Vision Council; co-chair Michael Block, The Block Buying Group; and honorary chair Dave Pierson, Refac.

For more information on the tournament, including sponsorship and golf opportunities or committee positions, contact Sue Corbett at (312) 363-6014 or or visit