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St John’s Hospice Golf Day 2017
September 1, 2017
This very popular event returns for the 4th year after raising over £14,500 for St John’s Hospice in 2016.
This is a golf day like no other with treats and surprises, as well as fantastic golf in a beautiful location, and a presentation dinner in the evening.
Windermere Golf Club
Windermere Golf Club is situated in the heart of the English Lake District. It has spectacular views over Windermere and the surrounding fells; the scenery is breathtaking. We are sure you’ll agree that the outlook exceeds that from any golf course in the UK. Windermere Golf Club has been referred to as a “miniature Gleneagles” by the golfing press. For more information about the club and the course go to www.windermeregolfclub.co.uk.
about the 2016 golf day
If you want to know more about what is in store, then read on below for all the photos and facts from last year’s event
If you would like to view the video of the 2016 event please visit www.teevideo.com and insert the username StJohns2016 and password Windermere123. Below the photos is the press from the event, courtesy of Jo Spencer PR, visit her website at www.jospencerpr.co.uk.
St John’s Hospice charity golf day raises more than £14,500
St John’s Hospice has held its annual charity golf day, raising more than £14,500. More than 120 players took to the course at Windermere in fine conditions, in support of the charity, which serves patients across North Lancashire and the South Lakes. The event has become renowned for its ‘quirky style’, with an ice cream van in situ on the fairways (courtesy of ‘Josephs’) and afternoon tea and cocktails served at the halfway house by St Johns’ volunteers, and mixed by Simon Thomas & Adam Thorpe of Slate Bar.
The combined efforts of the raffle and auction contributed towards the tremendous sum raised, with prizes donated by Emirates, who gave two airline tickets to Dubai. Other prizes up for grabs were special golf experiences at Loch Lomond and Archerfield and lunch for two at Simon Rogan’s Cartmel restaurant, L’Enclume with accompanying chauffeur, donated by Lakeland Chauffeurs, with match funding provided by Barclays and Yorkshire Bank. Following a sumptuous three course dinner, a video production of the day was played by ‘Tee Video’.
“Once again, we have received incredible support for this event and are delighted that the local community have come together to raise such a magnificent sum for the hospice.” said community fundraiser, Jill Santamera. “We try and make the event unique each year and the most important factor is having fun! I would like to thank the many volunteers who were so brilliant on the day, and all those who were generous enough to sponsor holes and donate prizes.”