Long Sutton Seniors Raise £802 for the Macmillan Nurses Yeovil
Seniors Captain Chris Hockey handed over a cheque for £802.17p to Stacey Young, an Acute Oncology Nurse at the Oncology Unit at Yeovil Hospital. The event was attended by Alex Kersey-Brown and Consultant Oncologist Matthew Sephton.
The money was raised at the recent Animals golf event at Long Sutton Golf Club which was organised by Alex and his partner Eliza. Alex and Eliza also arranged a Skittles event at the The Brewers Arms South Petherton which raised a further £564.78p.
Peter Hill wins the Seniors Whisky Trot
Thursday 12th November and the Seniors held a Whisky Trot.
The winners were;
First was Peter Hill who hit 35 points and won on count back on the last 3 holes. Peter received a bottle of Glenfiddich Malt Whisky from Captain Chris Hockey.
Second was Bob Horne who also hit 35 points but lost out to Peter on count back. Bob wins a bottle of blended Whisky.
The third prize goes to Richard Axe who also hit 35 points but lost out to both Peter and Bob on count back over the last 6 holes. Richard will receive a miniture bottle of Whisky in the shape of a golf ball.
Animals run riot at Long Sutton during the Macmillan Animals Competition.
Mike Layzell overall winner
Paul Harris receives the King of the Jungle (Elephant) prize for the least number of Animals Click to view all 4 images...
Dave Butcher being presented with a cuddly Monkey as the prize for collecting the most number of Monkeys
Mike Richards receives the Camel Trophy for being in the bunkers more than anyone else.
What an incredible effort! From registration at 7.30am with Eliza, Coleen, Sandra & Valerie a massive thanks to every helper & every contributor. It was obvious from the reaction of those taking part that Macmillan & their Animals were going to be amazed! The generosity of the Long Sutton Seniors & those who sponsored & donated was extraordinary. Much humour was displayed handing in the 'fines' cards which made the day so worthwhile.
Congratulations to Mike Layzell who won the Hares Trophy for the best stableford score & to Paul Harris for only collecting one animal to win this year's 'King of the Jungle' trophy. Dave Butcher spent the most time in trees to win the rather special monkey (See pic!)
Huge thanks to Ian Davidson for handling the finance, John Packett & Ray Boulton for checking the Animals fines cards, to Norman, Gill & Sandra for setting up the computer & processing the stableford results. Also to John Nicholson for creating the fines cards, Dave Butcher & Chris Hockey for their tremendous input.
Grateful thanks to Graham & Felicity Holloway for allowing the extra facility on the course.
A big thankyou for the fantastic donation of £802.17
from Macmillan Oncology Unit, Yeovil Hospital.
Dodo Prize - For the most number of lost balls - Bob Eckland
Snake Prize - For the most number of three putts or more - Paul Sandy
Camel Prize - For the most number of bunker shots - Mike Richards
Alligator Prize - For the most number balls hit into water hazards - Chris Warren
Nobody collected a zoo (ie all animals in the round)