More than £13,000 has been raised at a golf day for local charities.
Bedford Foodbank and Tibbs Dementia Foundation each received a cheque for £6,500 at the annual St Philip & St James Golf Society Charity Golf Day, held at Mowsbury Golf Course on Friday, June 1.
An additional £400 was collected on the course from golfers putting loose change in a bucket and buying refreshments at the 9th hole – the waiting staff at the prize-giving dinner also kindly donated their tips of £84 to the charities.
This was a record year for St Philip & St James Golf Society, with 114 golfers and 90 diners taking part. Over the past 28 years, the members of St Philip & St James Golf Society, one of the oldest charity golf days in the country, have raised more than £68,000 for local charities.
The society would like to thank all the golfers, diners, sponsors, contributors to the silent auction and raffle, and everyone who helped to make it such a successful day. The next charity golf day is May 31, 2019.
For more details on St Philip & St James Charity Golf Society, to take part in the 29th Charity Golf Day, to become a sponsor or to donate, please get in touch with one of the committee.
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