Captain's Charity Day 2017

26 May 2017

Posted by: Sarah Cross

Subjects: Captains blog

 

Captain's Charity Day 2017

A big thank you to all at Eaton Golf Club for making this day something special. I Feel privileged to be Captain of this Club. It seems that nothing is too much trouble for the members when they are asked to support a deserving charity.

Twenty five teams entered and enjoyed coffee and bacon rolls to start the day.

The raffle, mulligans and other items raised nearly £1,000 and a big thank you to the ladies who manned the welcome desk.

H A Fox Jaguar sponsored the day.

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There was a shotgun start at 1pm and unfortunately the weather was not perfect, but no one really cared !!

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Marie Curie were present all day long to introduce people to the Charity and a massive thank you to Charlie Hodson, Hugo Stevenson and our very own Clive and Alexandra Evans.

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Karen and her team did a excellent job with a fantastic evening meal, nicely softening people up before the charity auction.

Our master auctioneer, Keith Cross was a star, making money from the tee auction in the morning and then making another substantial amount from the wonderful array of auction items donated for the evening.

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Oh dear !! - then the Captain found himself on the winning team. Nothing to do with me!. It was the rest of them !!

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Finally to everyone who contributed to this event A VERY BIG THANK YOU FROM ME AND MARIE CURIE.

The total amount raised was in the region of £5,000 but there is still money coming in.

 

John Butler

Club Captain 2017