The Calcutta Golf Society charity day took place on Friday 8 September. Eighty golfers took part. In addition to CGS members and their guests, teams from Noble Caledonia, the Penguins RFC, and Walton Heath Golf Club took part. We were blessed by wonderful weather and a course in excellent condition. Tim Grandage, the founder of Future Hope, and his wife Erica attended the lunch and Tim talked briefly about the work of the charity and their plans for the future. A splendid lunch was followed by a live auction run by the celebrated auctioneer Edward Bridger-Stille There was some spirited bidding for a range of outstanding auction items. The event also included a silent auction beforehand and a raffle. In all the sum of £35,000 was raised for the Future Hope Charity - enough for them to create three new classrooms with some left over for other projects. The winners of the golf day were as follows - Overall Winners - Richard Grandison, Di Mistry, Drew Nicholson, Ian Ray , 2nd place - Andy Fair, Peter Thwaite, Colin Patrick, Gordon Mizner, 3rd place - Andrew Carr, Sachin Gupta,Vikas Gupta, Paul Heron. Habib Amir and Patrick King won the nearest the pin competitions, and Tom Ashworth won the longest drive competition. Our thanks go to all participants and especially to those who donated prizes to the auctions and raffle.
The Calcutta Golf Society
The Calcutta Golf Society Charity Day took place on Friday 8 September. Eighty golfers took part. In addition to CGS members and their guests, teams from Noble Caledonia, the Penguins RFC, and Walton Heath Golf Club took part. We were blessed by wonderful weather and a course in excellent condition. Tim Grandage, the founder of Future Hope, and his wife Erica attended the lunch and Tim talked briefly about the work of the charity and their plans for the future. A splendid lunch was followed by a live auction run by the celebrated auctioneer Edward Bridger-Stille There was some spirited bidding for a range of outstanding auction items. The event also included a silent auction beforehand and a raffle. In all the sum of £35,000 was raised for the Future Hope Charity - enough for them to create three new classrooms with some left over for other projects. The winners of the golf day were as follows - Overall Winners - Richard Grandison, Di Mistry, Drew Nicholson, Ian Ray , 2nd place - Andy Fair, Peter Thwaite, Colin Patrick, Gordon Mizner, 3rd place - Andrew Carr, Sachin Gupta,Vikas Gupta, Paul Heron. Habib Amir and Patrick King won the nearest the pin competitions, and Tom Ashworth won the longest drive competition. Our thanks go to all participants and especially to those who donated prizes to the auctions and raffle.