It's a serious cause. The approach is anything but.
Organizers refer to it as "the wackiest golf tournament in town." Everybody wears pink and golfs -- sort of. The Volkowitsch Golf Open kicks off with 800 pink golf balls falling from a helicopter -- and it gets crazier from there with animal decoys and pool cue putters. There was even a free car at stake -- but no one managed the hole-in-one to claim it.
"Everybody wearing pink just having a fun time golfing. It's just a blast. If you want to participate next year, go to the Facebook page, send us a message and we'll get you down," says Ryan Volk, Co-Organizer, Volkowitsch Golf Open.
The annual event celebrates the memory of Missy Balkowitsch of Bismarck who passed away a few weeks ago after battling cancer for many years. More than $20,000 raised from today's event will be donated to the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
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