Several golf clubs will be hosting one-day tournaments in support of research to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that is often characterized by tremors, muscle rigidity, and other movement difficulties, and mostly affects people over the age of 60. There is currently no cure for this fast-growing condition however sport, and in particular golf, has been shown to be helpful in controlling the symptoms alongside medical treatments. Combining an active lifestyle with a social dimension, such as is offered by golf club membership, also helps Parkinson’s patients to feel connected which is good for their mental and emotional wellbeing.
The ‘’Demoucelle Golf Series’’, organised by Olivette Mikolajczak and FrancisKurz, will support research to find a cure for this disease, which currently affects 40,000 people in Belgium. The funds raised at these events will be used by the Brussels-based Demoucelle Parkinson Charity to fund the most-promising research projects, selected by its own experts and in partnership with the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
NOTE: This page is only for donations, not registrations.
Registration for the tournaments for active golfers in Belgium is via i-golf.
The registration of Non Golfers for the Putting event and all registration can alternatively be done via Francis Kurz (francis.kurz (at) insead.edu / +32 487 83 92 01) and Olivette Mikolajczak olivette.miko (at) skynet.be.
Demoucelle Golf Series