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charity drive nets £1,400 for Burnham-On-Sea hovercraft
Golf Clubs fundraising drive for the Burnham-On-Sea hovercraft
has netted £1,400 following a day-long tournament.
players chipped, drove and putted their way around the greens
during a special competition on Saturday - with the last hole
requiring players to chip the ball into an inshore rescue boat
in the middle of a lake.
the ball into the dinghy on the last hole was a real challenge.
Nearly everyone missed it - and we charged players 50p per ball
to get them back! It was quite a challenging finish to the course,"
said Bob Masterman, Brean Golf Club Mens Captain.
was a lot of fun. Everyone enjoyed themselves and the playing
conditions were pretty close to ideal given the calm, sunny weather,"
Walton won the morning competition. Eighteen teams of three players
took part in the afternoon's Texas scramble, with the event being
won by D May, B Daniels and D Ewers.
main photo at the top of this page shows Brean Golf Club ladies
captain Deirdre Wheadon, men's captain Bob Masterman and players
Liz Blackwell, Roger Blackwell and Margaret Copp with Burnham
hovercraft crew members in front of the Spirit Of Lelaina hovercraft
at the golf course.
craft was on display at the golf club throughout the day to let
players and visitors meet the crew and learn about the group's
event came after Brean Golf Club pledged to raise money for BARB
throughout the year, having decided to choose the hovercraft as
its main charity for fundraising.
money raised will go towards the costs of purchasing and maintaining
equipment and funding the crews ongoing training.
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