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Charity golf day at Moray Golf Club raises more than £1500 for Logan's Fund and SSAFA armed forces cause


By Craig Christie

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ORGANISERS of a charity golf day have thanked the public for their help in raising more than £1500.

The charity golf day in full swing
The charity golf day in full swing

The event was held at Moray Golf Club at the end of May to donate cash to the SSAFA armed forced charity and Logan's Fund children's cancer charity.

Moray Golf Club hosted the event
Moray Golf Club hosted the event

A total of 73 players took to the fairways of the Lossiemouth links' new course and enjoyed a good day of weather for their participation.

Young helpers at the charity fundraiser
Young helpers at the charity fundraiser

A spokesperson for the event said: "A total of £1547.45 has been raised, which considering the economic impact from Covid 19 over the past 18 months it really is amazing to have had everyone’s support.

Over £1500 was raised by the golf day
Over £1500 was raised by the golf day

"These funds will contribute to the amazing and important work both charities do in our local community and further afield."

Helping out during the golf fundraiser
Helping out during the golf fundraiser

Prize winners were as follows:

Winner - Willie Adams 39 pts (BB9)

2nd - Rory Mcerlean 39 pts

3rd - Pete Becket 38 pts

Lowest Gross - Ben Spoor (35pts / 71)

Ladies Prize - Gillian Metcalfe

Novice - Stuart Jeffery 25 pts

Young and old took part on the day
Young and old took part on the day

"A huge thank-you to Moray Golf Club for hosting such a successful event, Ailsa, Jo, Ian (and little helpers) for collecting all the money and Lisa Grant and Robert Stack for the amazing pictures ," the spokesperson added.

Two worthwhile causes benefited from the golf day
Two worthwhile causes benefited from the golf day

"All of the staff were fantastic and your donation of the green fees has been an amazing boost to the total raised."

On the course at Lossiemouth
On the course at Lossiemouth

The organised thanked sponsors Glenfarclas Distillery, Morscott Utilities, Morscott Properties, W P Macleman Butchers , A1 Auto’s Elgin, Andrew Boyle Plumbing Solutions, 156 Bar and Grill Elgin, Ian Duguid, John Murray PGA Professional Moray GC, Glenfiddich Distillery, Cala Investments, Twenty nineteen coffee shop, Stuart Duff, New Country Hotel, Perth, Arnold Clark Elgin, Franya’s Creations Sweet Treats, RE:Store Lossie, Lossiemouth Football Club, Moray Golf Club and Lisa Grant Photography.


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