Golfers putt their way to £2,000 for charity

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GOLFERS putted their way to raising more than £2,000 at a charity day.

Held at Tydd St Giles Golf and Leisure Estate, the event raised £2,041 for The Rays Of Sunshine children’s charity.

The event attracted 120 players and organiser Brian Shales said: “This is the fourth year we have supported the charity and are planning another event to push up to the total to £10,000 by the end of the year.”

Winners were: (Stableford pairs competition with a Stableford singles competition) pairs – Peter Neve and Terry Cobb; runners-up Derek Beba and Mick Tiller. Singles – gold medal Derek Wroe (46 points); silver medal Ken White (41 points); bronze medal Mick Vassall (40 points); nearest the pin (eighth hole) Mike Parker; nearest pin (11th hole) Trevor Sewell; nearest the pin in two (15th hole) Robin Borton; longest drive (fifth hole) Mick Vassall; nearest the pin (fourth hole) Nicola Stead; nearest pin (16th hole) Julie Proctor; nearest pin in two (18th hole) Glynis Jones; ladies’ longest drive (17th hole) Julie Proctor,