On Wednesday 12th June the Rotary Club of Cannock held its annual golf day at The Chase Golf Club. Brindley Honda Cannock was proud to be one of the sponsors for the big day.
This year the Rotary club had a tremendous support with 20 teams taking part in event from across the region. The Rotary Club also received very generous sponsorship from number local companies which made a significant contribution to ensuring the day was a success.
The day started with a barbecue lunch with local beers in the sunshine on the Golf club terrace. There was a virtual par three competition on the golf simulator and free practice facilities at the driving range before the shotgun start to the team Stableford competition at 1.00pm.
This year’s winning team was Cuttlestones Auctioneers from Penkridge on 102 points and the runner up on the same score but losing on count back was Uniseal Ltd from Burntwood and in third place was Kier Living.
Ben Gamble won the nearest the pin prize on the ninth hole donated by Brindley Honda Cannock.
There was also a special prize for the team who had played the most golf shots and this year’s winners was the team from Anglesey real estate ltd who won a golf lesson from the golf professional at The Chase Golf Club.
The day concluded with a splendid evening meal and prize presentations and raffle which rose over £1000 for charity. The Rotary President Cliff Shore thanked all involved with the organising the event and assured the guests that ALL money raised would be used to support those in need.
This golf day which is now an established event in the Rotary Club calendar and this year thanks to the generosity to the teams who took part and the events many sponsors, raised record breaking total of £5600. This year The Cannock Friends of St Giles Hospice and The Stafford & Cannock League Friends are among the charities that will benefit.
The Rotary Club of Cannock is already starting to plan next year’s event which will be held in June 2019 at The Chase Golf Club.