Over £14,000 has been raised for Cynthia Spencer Hospice at the charity’s 4th annual corporate golf day with 25 teams taking part in the event at Northampton Golf Club on 7th October 2021.
The team from Selected Fitness who took part in the event for the first time this year were the competition winners. Owner Josh Brown said: “Thanks again for such a great day, we all thoroughly enjoyed it! Sign us up for next year to defend the title!” The Qube came in second place with VEND 43 taking the third place prize.
Nina Gandy, corporate partnerships fundraiser at Cynthia Spencer Hospice said: “We were so pleased to have so many teams take part in this year’s event to celebrate the hospice’s 45th birthday! It was great to see lots of new businesses join in the competition too and enjoy networking with other local firms while supporting our wonderful hospice. As many businesses are still adjusting to the post-lockdown environment, their support is really appreciated, and the funds raised will make a huge difference to our patients and their families both now and in the future”.
The event was sponsored by ACS Recruitment and director Chris Wright commented: “Thank you to everyone who attended the charity golf day. There were certainly a lot of laughs had. Northampton Golf Club provided a fantastic venue which collectively saw £14,369 raised for the charity. Our first time as headline sponsor and it certainly won’t be the last. Well done to all the winners and I look forward to seeing you all again next year!”
The event and prizes were sponsored by ACS Recruitment (headline sponsor), Franklins Solicitors LLP, Onefoursix, Neves Solicitors, United Pallet Network, Digital Origin, Artemis, DFA Law, Smurfit Kappa, Neptune Rum and ACS Office Solutions.
Individual prizes were awarded for the Longest Drive and Putting Competition both won by Jon Thorpe of ACS Office Solutions. Lee Tribe from Digital Origin Solutions Limited and Steve Bowers of Northampton Golf Club were the Nearest the Pin prize winners and Harvey Entwistle from Selected Fitness claimed the prize for Nearest the Pin (in 2).
Frazer Arnott of All Things Business who also attended for the first time this year commented: “A huge well done to you and the team. It was a great day and extremely well organised”.
Nina concluded: “I’m pleased to announce that our 2022 golf day will again be held at Northampton Golf Club on Thursday 6th October and I’d encourage any businesses who would like to enter a team to call me on 01604 973348 or drop me an email on firstname.lastname@example.org as it’s filling up already with so many teams wanting to play again”.