Held on 6th & 7th October 2015 at Old Thorns Manor Hotel Golf & Country Estate this year’s event built on the success of 2014 following the tournament’s move to Old Thorns in Hampshire.
In the 12 months since last year’s tournament, a further 30 powered wheelchairs have been presented to children at a cost of over £100,000.
Clubs and organisations who raised funds were all represented by 80 players at the tournament they included:
- Helsby GC Powered Wheelchair Appeal
- Salterns Alliss Merlo
- Cooden 2000
- British Turkey Federation
- Macclesfield GC
- South Cheshire Masonic
- Tytherington 200
- Leek GC
- Peter Alliss Masters Golfing Society
|1st||Steve Pinnington||40 pts|
|2nd||Keith Pullen||37 pts|
|3rd||Eric Malkin||34 pts|
|4th||Glen Sweet||34 pts|
|1st||Cindy Tokely||31 pts|
|2nd||Karen Johnson||30 pts|
|Team||The Sweeteners||Sam Thompson, Mark Taylor, Keith Pullen, Glen Sweet||88 pts|
|Nearest the Pin||Roy Stanley – Now having the use of Mercedes for a weekend|
POWERED WHEELCHAIR PRESENTATIONS
A further 5 powered wheelchairs were presented to children immediately following the golf tournament:
|Ferndown GC||2||Kieran James & Ilesha Manns||Bournemouth|
|British Turkey Federation||1||Lyla Jhinger||Birmingham|
|PAM Golf Society||2||Reece Walker||Stoke-on-Trent|
Players, guests and celebrities enjoyed a wonderful banquet in the evening which raised further £8,000 through * an auction of goods & memorabilia, a sweep to win 2-nights B&B with dinner a ndgolf for 2 at Old Thorns, the sale of 4-balls (see details below), £5 bet to land on the green at the 3rd, sale of photos taken with the Ryder Cup.
Celebrities who joined us this year included singer & actor Jess Conrad, racing driver TV presenter Tiff Needell, f
Film director Vic Armstrong, renowned conductor David Coleman and of course our wonderful Peter and Jackie Alliss.
You can view the official photos from the Tournament – courtesy of Dave Burlison,
Photographer of the Year 2014/2015 (MPA Wessex Region) at burlisonphotography.co.uk.
Other photos by Old Thorns can be found here.