Help for Heroes 4BBB Sunday 8th October
Now in its 9th year, the annual Help for Heroes competition goes from strength to strength. Jim Chamberlin again organised a superb prize table (10 prizes), as well prizes for nearest the pin and a consolation prize for the pair with the lowest score!
Just under 100 players took part on a day conducive to good scoring, five pairs all scored 47 Pts with Gordon Maclean & Graeme Brown coming out on top with a back 9 of 25, helped by a superb eagle on the 18th from Gordon. Runners-up were the in-form Conal Downing and Ross Ritchie (24 on the back 9). 3rd place went to Mark Elmy & Dave Waldron (24 on the back 9), with Simon Howes & Martin McColgan taking 4th (24 on the back 9). 5th place went to Dave Veasey & former member Carl Skelton (24 on the back 9).
The ladies prize went to Jayne Gorge and Lorainne Hall (37 Pts)
Nearest the pin prizes: Steve Baldwin 9th, Ross Ritchie 14th, Zoe Schofield 11th.
The real winners on the day were the Help for Heroes Charity, a total of £950 was raised on the day, Barclays Bank will match fund £750, bringing the grand total to £1,700. A massive thank you to everyone who played and supported the raffle.