Chorley Golf Club to hold inaugural celeb-am competition for Rosemere

Local golfers are being asked to support Chorley Golf Club’s first ever celebrity-amateur golf tournament in aid of Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

The competition will be played at the Hall o’th’ Hill course in Heath Charnock on Monday, 14th May, to launch the charity’s 2018 Rosemere Golfers Against Cancer four-tournament calendar.

Chorley’s competition is being organised by club chairman Dr Iain Hall. It is open to teams of four with the option of having a celebrity as the fourth member.

Celebrities already signed up to play include former Manchester United goalkeeper Alec Stepney, fellow Red Andy Ritchie, Welsh international winger Peter Sayer and singer Stephen Bayliss.

To enter a team costs £200 inclusive of pre-tournament snack, tee-off from 11-30 am onwards and post competition dinner at which the MC and entertainment will be Norman Prince, former front man of the Houghton Weavers and patron of Rosemere Golfers Against Cancer.

This inclusive group of local men and women of varying golfing standards use their love of the sport to support Rosemere Cancer Foundation by taking part in tournaments fundraising for the charity.

Besides the Chorley Golf Club competition, this year’s other tournaments are at Stonyhurst Golf Club in Hurst Green on 1st June, Morecambe Golf Club on 4th June and Lytham on 12th September. For further entry details and information on joining Rosemere Golfers Against Cancer call 01772 522913 or visit www.rosemeregolfersgainstcancer.org.uk

Among the teams already entered into the Chorley Golf Club event is one from Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Its Regional Vehicle Remarketing Sale Manager Gerry McGonagle presented Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s head of fundraising Dan Hill with a donation of £1,500 from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Holdings, which operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands.

Rosemere Cancer Foundation works to bring world class cancer services and treatments to cancer patients from throughout Lancashire and South Cumbria being treated at Rosemere Cancer Centre, which provides all the two counties’ radiotherapy treatment among other specialist care, and at another eight hospitals within the region that look after cancer patients, including Chorley and South Ribble Hospital. For further information on its work and how to donate, visit its website at www.rosemere.org.uk

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