golfers raise £1,500 for Somerset Breakthrough Breast Cancer
was raised for Somerset Breakthrough Breast Cancer when a successful
charity golf day was held in Brean on Friday (April 12th).
annual Charity Day at Brean Golf Club is always a popular and
competitive event but the main aim is to try to raise significant
funds for the Captain's chosen charity for the year, which this
year is Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
teams took to the excellently presented, challenging golf course
at the Leisure Park for 18 holes of golf before sitting down for
a carvery lunch in the Tavern and a prize-giving ceremony and
two teams who ended the day way out in front of the rest were
The Magic Carpets and Jones Bros, both of whom handed in cards
of 88 points which was good going on a generally dry, but breezy
the countback rules were applied the quartet of Steve Bateman,
Alec Bateman, Martyn Cahill and Paul McLanaghan were declared
the winners on the better back nine.
Jones', Steve, David and Eric, were joined by Pete Barton as they
had to settle for the runners-up spot in an event they are often
well placed in.
place went to Tony Groves, Dave Lockwood, John Mardon and Ian
Adams on 82 whilst professional duo Andrew March and Roy Baker
teamed up with members Trevor Pitt and Neil Barker to take fourth
spot, two points further behind.
Club Captain Brian Read alongside his Captain Elect Paul Jones,
Les Clutterbuck and 2012 Captain Stewart Garret rounded out the
prizewinners on 79 in 5th place.
all the various monies were tallied up it was announced that the
total raised on the day was approximately £1,500 and John
and Christine Piper from Breakthrough Breast Cancer thanked the
players and Brean Golf Club for their fantastic efforts and hoped
the rest of the year would be just as successful for both parties,"
Andrew March told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
The winning team of (left to right) Paul McLanaghan, Alec Bateman,
Martyn Cahill, Steve Bateman and Club Captain Brian Read