Sixth Annual Prevent Blindness America Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament Open for Registration


CHICAGO— Prevent Blindness America (PBA) is calling on ECPs to register for the Sixth Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West in Las Vegas. The event, which aims to raise funds for the organization, will take place at the Bali Hai Golf Club on Oct. 2, 2013.

Registration for the tournament is “filling up fast,” said PBA president and CEO, Hugh R. Parry, but spots for foursomes ($2,750) and individual golf slots ($700) are still available. The event will include raffle prizes such as a two-night stay at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas; two tickets to Las Vegas shows, Million Dollar Quartet or Rock of Ages; an iPad Mini, courtesy of Hoya Vision Care; and a Callaway FT Optiforce 460 Driver, courtesy of Block Business Group. Attendees are also invited to compete in the “Beat the Pro Contest” against golf professional Glenn Hall of St. Andrews Country Club, courtesy of Block Business Group, or the Hole-in-One prize of a vacation for two to Pebble Beach, Calif.

The gold sponsor for the Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament is The Transitions Healthy Sight for Life Fund. Additional sponsors include 1 800 Contacts; Carl Zeiss; Charmant; Essilor of America Inc.; First Vision Media; Gilbert Display; Hilco; Hoya Vision Care; Jobson Interactive; Jobson Optical Group; Kenmark; Luxottica; National Association of Vision Care Plans; PFO Global; Precision Tools; Reed Exhibitions; Refac Optical Group; REM Eyewear; Satishloh of North America Inc.; Spectera; Visibility Management; The Vision Council; VSP and Zylowear Eyewear.

“A tremendous thank you goes out to all of our sponsors and members of the Swing Fore Sight Committee,” Parry said.

Sponsorships are still available in the silver sponsor, breakfast sponsor, award sponsor, hole sponsors, hole-in-one sponsor and gift sponsors categories.

For more information on sponsorship and golf opportunities, visit or contact Danielle Schultz at 312-363-6022 or