Charity golf day raises thousands for Worthing-based charity Care for Veterans

Ham Manor Golf Club in Angmering welcomed 52 competitors for its second charity golf day in aid of Care for Veterans.

A total of £6,905 was raised for the Worthing-based charity, with the help of a silent auction and raffle.

Christine Gillott, senior fundraising officer at the hospital home for disabled veterans, said: “We are so grateful to everyone that took part in the competition. At times, we were unsure if the event would go ahead. It was a spectacular event and the club did an incredible job keeping everyone safe.

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“We would like to say a huge thank you to all of those in attendance. With many teams asking when they can compete next, we are already talking to the club to book next year’s event, so watch this space.”

Members of winning team The Plough, James White, Paul Taylor, Ray Powell and Steff Battle

The 13 teams played on a staggered basis over 18 holes and winners were James White, Paul Taylor, Ray Powell and Steff Battle from The Plough, followed by Ham Manor’s home team, Steve Dillamore, Derek Harnden, Steve Mountain and Graham Light.

There was also a number of competitive games, with the clear favourite being bottle putting, seeing some take home enough wine to fill a cellar.

Back at the club, players were greeted with a huge hog roast, cooked on the grounds, and a selection of mouth-watering desserts.

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Runners up, Ham Manor's home team, Steve Dillamore, Derek Harnden, Steve Mountain and Graham Light

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Bottle putting saw some players take home enough wine to fill a cellar