Rotary Club of Wokingham Charity Golf Day raises Thousands

Charity Golf Day Raises Thousands

On the 6th November The Rotary Club of Wokingham held its annual Charity Golf Day.

19 teams took part in the competition hosted by Windlesham Golf Course –www.windleshamgolf.com

Following a hearty dinner comedian Keith O’Keefe entertained the golfers and conducted the auction which included major prizes such as holidays, in Austria, South of France and Spain as well as tickets to football matches and the Royal Ascot Racing Club.

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Team Prize

98 points - The Bogey Men – Craig Wingate, Steve McChesney, Matt Pearson and Andy Wills       

Best Individual Score

43 points - Matt Pearson   

Longest Drive

Michael Carrol

Nearest the Pin

Joe Thorndike

Due to the generosity of all those involved over £8,000 was raised. £4000 will be donated to the principle beneficiary, Cycle Smart – www.Cycle-smartfoundation.org

A further £1800 will be presented to the Royal Berks Charity - www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk
contributing towards their Breast Screening Clinic Ultrasound Campaign. 

The balance has been added to our donations fund to be distributed to other local charities and deserving causes.

No money is deducted by way of expenses as Rotary is a volunteer organisation with minimal overheads.