Charity Golf Days
Two weeks, three golf days and an incredible £25,500 raised for charity
As summer was drawing to a close we hosted three fantastic charity golf days at Sutton Green Golf Club at the end of September.
The charities, long term friends of the club, were back to combine golf and fine food with fundraising.
The Anthony Knights Foundation Trust (Knights Foundation) offer gifts and help to carers and families managing disabilities throughout their everyday life.
They regularly hold events at the club and this time around it was a golf day for 64 guests. Split into 16 teams of four with a shot gun start, the day also included a Beat the Pro competition and a Hole-in-One competition on each of the par 3’s, sponsored by local firms to add to the fundraising pot.
Rounding off with a two-course dinner in our main function suite, which included a raffle and auction, the event raised a grand total of £7,500.
Next up were Shooting Star Chase. We’ve held some fantastic events with this charity who are a leading children’s hospice charity caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families.
Their day consisted of 17 teams of four heading out to enjoy 18 holes and a nearest the pin and longest drive competition along the way.
Finishing back at the club house there was the final chance for some competitive golf fun with a putting competition on the green – before it was all change for a 2-course dinner and auction. Another fantastic day had by all, and another £8,000 raised for the charity.
Finally we were joined by Citizen Advice Woking. An essential community based charity, Citizens Advice Woking is open to all, providing free, confidential and independent general advice. They have a well qualified volunteer force who guide clients through their problems, providing them with options to help make those difficult decisions.
The day started with 48 golfers enjoying coffee and bacon rolls before heading out on the course. Once again nearest and pin and longest drive added to the competitive fun.
Numbers were boosted for the evening dinner with a further 50 guests arriving to enjoy a beautiful three-course dinner and a charity auction and by the end of the night an incredible £10,000 had been raised.
We are the first choice for many local businesses and charities when it comes to laying on bespoke golf days. Our beautiful countryside golf course offers the perfect setting for golf and our large function suite, adjoining bar and extensive menu options provides the perfect setting to end the day with fine food and celebrations. Find out more about golf days at Sutton Green Golf Club here.