Golf Club members raise £6,000 for Cure Leukaemia charity
£6,000 has been raised for Cure Leukaemia by members of Brean
the club's annual presentation night, held in The Tavern at Brean
Leisure Park, Club Captain David Porter handed over a bumper cheque
the club members had raised for their charity for the year.
club member Richard Griffiths, who is now based in the West Midlands,
accepted the cheque on Cure Leukaemia's behalf and explained how
the funds would help them in the battle against the blood cancer.
son Tom contracted the disease when he was just four years old but
after three years of treatment he beat the disease. He was also
present, along with his mother and father, to receive the cheque.
of Golf Andrew March was the MC for the evening and he announced
the prize winners, plus a few surprise awards on the night.
first of these was the Clubperson of the Year which was awarded
jointly to cousins Dan and Tom Broom who completed five gruelling
challenges last summer on their bikes and feet and with it raised
almost £1,000 for the Captains charity.
Reason was named the Most Improved Golfer after his significant
handicap reduction during the calendar year on his way to winning
a sizeable haul of trophies on the night.
Golfer of the Year prize went to Matt Shaw for his amazing achievement
of winning two different Club Championships during 2017. First he
collected the prestigious honour at Weston Super Mare (where he
is also a member) before a few weeks later adding his home Club
Championship to it back at Brean.
always the final presentations were to the Men's and Ladies Club
Champions. Both were first time winners of their respective events
with Lyn Bird collecting the Ladies Championship along side Men's
from left to right: Dave Porter (2017 Club Captain), Richard and
Emma Griffiths, Leanne Porter and Tom Griffiths at front holding