In between the cold, windy and wet weather we have been experiencing recently the organisers of the first Pink Charity Golf Day on Friday 10th April managed to conjure up a sunny day with just enough breeze to challenge the scoring. 52 players took part in teams of 4 with prizes for best lady, best man, teams, nearest the pins, longest drive, putting and a special Pink Ball team challenge.
Generous sponsorship was received from a range of businesses and individuals for prizes and raffle prizes and the organisers wish to thank everyone who provided prizes, helped out on the day and the evening, took part, bought raffle tickets and special thanks to those who wore something pink- especially those who went a bit OTT and won some special awards for their brave dressing!
The evening event was held at Leos bar where an evening of good food and camaraderie was topped off by a thank you address from Angela from the Asociacion de Espanola de Controla de Cancer, a live auction of two items by Brian D, a silent auction for a Garmin Sat Nav and a play off on the tiled floor for the Ladies putting prize, a great evening was had by all.
Well done to all the prize winners who are:-
Best Lady: Penny J – 41 points
Best Man: Paul W – 39 points
Best Team: Paul W, Penny J, Barrie J and Fiona H – 98 points (must be some sort of record!! - Editors Note: Not quite. There are records of Friday results going back to 2007 on the FGS website even though the society did not exist until 2011. However the scores were not recorded in the results until the start of 2010. Since then two teams have scored 99 points and 4 teams have scored 98 points)
2nd Team: Rafael L, Kristina O, Rolf J, Sharon S - 90
3rd Team: Eduardo P, Ann N, Lee G, Joan E -86
Pink Ball prize – 4 teams returned the Pink Ball, winners were: David H , Anita G, Frank R and Bill R with 34 points.
Nearest the Pin in 2 at 6th: Mel M and Sharon S
Longest Drive at 14th: Eduardo and Karen P
Nearest the Pin at 17th: John N ( no lady winner!)
Putting: Brian D and Maria C-D
The organisers –Michelle, Mary and David are delighted to announce that the total sum raised – including the collection in Leos bar - has just exceeded 2400€, an amount that is well beyond anything they had planned or hoped for. This will be donated equally to the two Breast Cancer charities in the UK and Spain. Thank you once again to everyone who took part and for your contributions to make the day such a success!
Best Wishes Michelle, Mary and David
Editors note: The photos from the prize giving are now available in the Gallery alongside the photos from the day.