2016 AM/AM Golf Competition
Rotary Club of Thornhill and District Annual Golf AM/AM Competition 2016
ROTARY CLUB OF THORNHILL AND DISTRICT
Member Club of Rotary International
R I B I No 1244
Invites a team of Four Players
to compete in its
Am-Am GOLF COMPETITION 2016
on Friday 15 July
raising funds for:
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI),
Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes.
and other local charities
Closing date for entries Friday 1 July 2016
OUR MAIN CHARITIES BENEFITTING IN 2016:
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) www.rnli.org
is the charity that
RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. They provide, on call, a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service around the UK and Ireland. In Dumfries and Galloway there are lifeboat stations at Kipford, Kirkcudbright, Stranraer and Portpatrick.
Dumfries & Galoway Blood Bikes www.dgbloodbikes.org.uk
Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes is a charitable organisation set up by local volunteers to deliver essential blood and urgent medical supplies, out of hours, between hospitals and healthcare sites in South West Scotland and sometimes beyond.
Donations will be made to other local charities throughout the year
The event is a special day for Amateur Golfers played over the magnificent Blacknest Course.
The course is generously given for the day by Thornhill Golf Club, to help us raise charitable funds.
You may wish to offer hospitality to some Business Customer, treat your staff to a golfing day out by sponsoring a team or just enjoy a game with your friends.
You can fly your firm's flag for a day by advertising on one of the course's 18 tees or greens. This is offered to all corporate teams as part of the entry fee.
Entries are restricted at the request of the Thornhill Golf Club, so an early response is requested.
Teams of four are invited to compete over 18 holes and finish with a meal in the Clubhouse at an all-in cost of £130.
The first Hole-in-One of the day will win £101, made possible by the continuing and generous support of: 101 Boutique, Thornhill.
The event will be played as a stroke play competition using handicaps with 2 net scores counting at the first to ninth, three net scores tenth to seventeenth, and all four net scores at the last. Maximum handicaps will be gents 20 and ladies 28. In accordance with R & A rules there is a 1 stroke addition to handicap for ladies due to playing a gent’s card.
There will be the usual subsidiary challenges to test your players’ skills and of course our renowned raffle etc.
AN EARLY RESPONSE IS REQUESTED DUE TO THE RESTRICTED NUMBERS AND EVER INCREASING POPULARITY
If you unable to participate, donations are always most gratefully received.
For more information please contact: Brian Hunter,
Dunnit Knowe, Corstorphine Rd,
THORNHILL. DG3 5NB
Tel: 01848 332282
In excess of £80,000 has been raised over the 20 years of the event.
The following organisations have benefitted in recent years:
Support in Mind Scotland, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Alzheimer Scotland, Help for Heroes,
Shelter Box, Macmillan Cancer, Thornhill Community Bus, Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland
Dunfries and Galloway Society for the Deaf, Junior Golf Development at Thornhill GC
Thornhill MRI Scanner Appeal, Oakfield Children’s Respite, Crossroads, Parkinsons Society
Myeloma UK, Eden House Hospice, Enable, Nith Inshore Rescue,
Polio Plus (Supporting World Wide Eradication), Briery Park Residents, Sanquhar Silver Band
Buccleuch and Queensberry Pipe Band, Rotary Nepal Appeal (Dental Health provision).
PLEASE HELP CONTINUE THIS WORK IN 2016
Suggestions for good causes, in confidence, are always welcome.