8th Annual Help for Heroes 4BBB Sunday 2nd October 2016
Late entrants Marc Hunt & Andrew Wigg have won the 8th staging of the Help for Heroes golf competition at Rookery Park. The pair who only filled a space on Saturday afternoon, recorded a superb score of 45 pts in breezy conditions. They just edged runners-up Craig Bloodworth & Graham Garrod on a count back. In another competition filled with high scoring, third placed pair of John Marjoram & Dave Brown also scored 45 pts. Fourth place went to Tony Atkinson & Phillip Nichols with their score of 44 pts, with Scott Manthorpe & Ian Howlett taking fifth place with 43 pts. The bumper prize list went down to 10th placed Gordon Maclean & Graeme Brown. Nearest the pin prizes went to Peter Smith (9th) and Martin McColgan (14th).
The Club would like to thank Jim Chamberlin for organising the competition for the 8th year running. A lot of hard work and planning goes into these types of events, and they would not take place without people like Jim to run them. Through entry fees, raffle, and donations a total of £785.00 was raised on the day This funding will be matched by Barclays Bank, making a grand total of £1,560.00 raised on the day. Well done to everyone who took part.