Golf Club members raise over £7,000 for local cancer charity
of Brean Golf Club have raised thousands of pounds for a local
charity that helps cancer sufferers.
- The Christine Woodberry Memorial Trust was chosen as the Captain's
Charity of 2012 as chosen by Stewart Garrett and a cheque for
£7,385 has been handed over during Brean Golf Club's annual
event, hosted in the Tavern by Richard and Bridget House, the
club's Men's and Ladies Presidents, was attended by almost 100
members and guests and concluded with the Club Captain Stewart
Garrett handing over the sizeable cheque to Scott Woodberry, a
trustee from the charity.
explained how PETAL would distribute the money to help people
and families affected by cancer and thanked the members of the
golf club for such a great fundraising effort considering the
poor weather of 2012 and the current tough economic climate.
the evening, Brean Golf Club Bar Mananger Les Byrne, pictured,
was awarded the Club Person of the Year accolade. Les ran the
Bristol Half Marathon in September to raise funds for the Captain's
Charity. He raised around £500 thanks to the generosity
of members and friends at the golf club. He said he was greatly
honoured to be recognised.
Brean Golf Club Bar Mananger Les Byrne, pictured, who helped raise
£500 to the fund by running a half-marathon