Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 15°C

Search

Stowmarket charity golf day is a swinging success with over £6,000 raised

Paul Evans, Justin Alexander and Jimmy Hitter receiving the 2017 Terry Cook Memorial Golf Trophy. Picture: STOWMARKET LIONS

Paul Evans, Justin Alexander and Jimmy Hitter receiving the 2017 Terry Cook Memorial Golf Trophy. Picture: STOWMARKET LIONS

Archant

More than £6,000 was raised for a hospital charity at the successful Stowmarket Lions golf day, held on Friday, June 9.

Organiser Gary Nunn (right) presents awards at the event. Picture: STOWMARKET LIONSOrganiser Gary Nunn (right) presents awards at the event. Picture: STOWMARKET LIONS

The Terry Cook Memorial Charity Cup, staged at Stowmarket Golf Club, was in aid of the West Suffolk Hospital My Wish Charity – which supports 91 individual funds across the hospital.

The Rainbow Unit and dementia appeal Forget-me-not were the two receiving funds from money raised at the event, which saw 24 teams battle it out for the charity trophy.

Chartered accountancy firm Gascoynes – Chris Reeve, Paul Evans, Justin Alexander and Jimmy Hitter – ended as overall winners with an impressive score of 120.

The Plus Fours, consisting of Keith Alexander, Peter Dentry, Chris Smith and Martin Dentry, won the accolade for best dressed team, pipping previous years’ winners Abba to the award.

Best dressed team The Plus Fours - Keith Alexander, Peter Dentry, Chris Smith and Martin Dentry - face the camera. Picture: STOWMARKET LIONSBest dressed team The Plus Fours - Keith Alexander, Peter Dentry, Chris Smith and Martin Dentry - face the camera. Picture: STOWMARKET LIONS

Stowmarket Lion Gary Nunn, organiser of the golf day, praised the fabulous generosity and support from sponsors and players at the event.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ipswich Star visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ipswich Star staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ipswich Star account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

An anti-fraud team for three Suffolk authorities has stopped more than £4.3million of public money being lost to fraud in the last 12 months, latest figures have shown.

Children who live with mental health issues will receive better support at Suffolk’s secondary schools after staff were some of the first in the country to receive new training.

Seven intrepid Suffolk schoolchildren are taking on an epic climbing challenge this weekend to raise money to support teenagers battling cancer.

Budding bakers from Ipswich High School for Girls and Holbrook Academy battled to be named the Peninsula Bake Off Champion at Suffolk Food Hall on Wednesday.

What a phenomenal concert. From the performance, the outfits and the atmosphere, Little Mix at Newmarket Nights on Friday, June 23, were fantastic.

The cult game show was the top UK trend on Twitter on Friday night after getting its official revival. What did you make of the return?

Suffolk suppliers of insulation used in the £8.6million refurbishment of Grenfell Tower say it will no longer be supplied for cladding on high-rise buildings.

A man who returned to his home in Stowmarket last night was pinned to the ground by robbers using cable ties before cash and jewellery were stolen.

A man chased by police through Ipswich was taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg after he collided with an unmarked police car.

Police are urging those laying tributes at the site in Hadleigh where a Boxford teenager was killed to be careful after safety concerns were raised.

Most read

Most commented

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24