On the 29th June, 56 golfers turned out for the Champion Group Charity Golf day.
Raising funds for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance, (https://www.hiowaa.org/ ) the annual event, this year held at Weybrook Park Golf Club in Basingstoke, took part on an unusually settled and fair day.
The teams, made up of local businesses took part over 18 holes to score the most points in the stableford format, with additional prizes for 2nd, 3rd, nearest the pin and longest drive with additional prize for nearest the pin using an old wooden club donated by Barry Champion.
A great day was had by all especially with the addition of drinks available via the golf carts which may or may not have helped some players!
After their rounds everyone joined in the clubhouse for a 2 course lunch to discuss the best and worst of the days play and to announce the winners of the prizes.
1st Place – Shaw Gibbs Basingstoke
2nd Place – BAM Construction
3rd Place – Cala Homes
Wooden Spoon – Winkworth Basingstoke
Longest Drive – Aidan Moore
Nearest the Pin – Robert Finlayson
Wooden Club Challenge – Sarah Pasco
Our 1st Place Winners, Shaw Gibbs!
Players were also encouraged to purchase raffle tickets and mulligans and after counting up all the money raised, we are delighted to announce that we raised £3,793.92 for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance, The Champion Group’s chosen charity for 2023.
A special thanks to Fyffes for providing the bananas.
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