Light Fund Golf Day raises over £5,000

Golfers and non golfers gather at the Warwickshire Golf and Country Club to raise funds for industry charity.
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The recent Light Fund Charity Golf Day raised over £5,000 for the industry charity, with golfers and non golfers taking on some pretty damp weather to challenge for various prizes.

Held on May 8th at the Warwickshire Golf & Country Club, the event saw an array of execs of varying golfing abilities take to the course.

The Kings course was made more difficult by overnight rain, although conditions did ease during the day's play. Prizes were awarded to the winning team and individual winner, while there were also prizes for nearest the pin, longest drive and beat the pro.

Each player was supplied with golf balls donated by Srixon.

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As well as the overall winners and runners up, special mention should also go to some of the single handicap players - Phil Webster played off -6 scoring 34 points, returning the best score in this group.

Overall 18 Hole Stableford Results

Team Stableford (trophies donated by Carte Blanche and prizes donated by Srixon/Cleveland)

1st 98 points - Damian Treece, David Bramford, Ges Sanders and Rich Haines

2nd 92 points - David Chamberlain, Duncan Shand, Mike Redfern and James Redfern

3rd 86 points - Jon Diver, John Gregory, Colin Lisle and Joe Kissane

Individual Stableford (trophies donated by Carte Blanche and prizes donated by Srixon/Cleveland)

1st 40 points - Duncan Shand

2nd 39 points - Steve Edwards

3rd 35 points - Danny Smith

Par 3 nearest the pin (sponsored by Start Licensing)

John Gregory

Longest Drive (sponsored by Allsorts)

Anthony Duckworth

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Nearest the Pin in 2 par 4 (sponsored by Blues)

Anthony Duckworth

Beat the Pro (sponsored by Rainbow Productions)

Phil Webster, Keith Chapman, Rob Corney, Duncan Shand, Jamie Edgar, Ian Woods and James Karsberg all beat the pro and were entered into the prize draw. Keith Chapman was drawn out and awarded the prize. £200 was raised for this challenge for the charity.

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The None Golfer Group

Following lessons on different aspects of the game from the club's PGA professional, the group was involved in a three player game on the par 3 course.

Gayle Tarrant from Lisle International was selected by the club's PGA professional as being the most imporved player and was presented with a starter set of golf clubs and a bag.

The par 3 competition was won by Lisa Shand, Maralyn Shand and Ian Downes. They were presented with a prize donated by Rainbow Productions and Ian Downes.

The organisers would like to thank everyone who helped raise valuable money for The Light Fund: Aardman, Aardvark Swift, Amuzo, AT New Media, Aykroyd & Sons, Blueprint, Blues Clothing, Brand Int, Bulldog Licensing, Caroline Mickler, Carte Blanche, Character Options, Character World, Coolabi, Cooneen, Dependable Solutions, Dreamtex, DRI, DTP Europe, eOne, Fashion UK/BM Fashions, GPR, Highlight PR, Hit, Icefresh Foods, J.D.O Projects, Lisle International, MV Sports, Pedigree Group, Penguin, Rainbow Productions, Rocket Licensing, Sega, Srixon/Cleveland, Start Licensing, Trademark Productions, Turner Broadcasting, Vtech Electronics, Zeon.

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