In excess of £90,000 has been raised over the 22 years of the event.
The following organisations have benefitted in recent years include
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
Support in Mind Scotland
Guide Dogs for the Blind
Help for Heroes
Thornhill Community Bus
Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland
Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes
Dumfries and Galloway Society for the Deaf
Junior Golf Development at Thornhill GC
Thornhill MRI Scanner Appeal
Oakfield Children’s Respite
Eden House Hospice
Nith Inshore Rescue
with smaller donations made to
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 2018
Suggestions for good causes, in confidence, are always welcome.
SPONSORS TO DATE
We are currently pleased to acknowledge the sponsorship of:-
Farries Kirk & McVean, The Thornhill Inn,
Merlin Office Equipment, Homer Burgess Ltd,
101 Boutique, Avon Cosmetics,
Pollock & McLean, Sanquhar Tile Services Ltd.
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 at the side 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 £140.
The first Hole-in-One at the first hole will win a trophy and bottle of champagne, 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, ladies and gents nearest the pin and longest drive and of course our renowned raffle etc.
AN EARLY RESPONSE IS REQUESTED DUE TO THE RESTRICTED NUMBERS AND EVER INCREASING POPULARITY
If you are unable to participate, donations are always most gratefully received.
Please reply in the envelope provided to -
Craigarran, Seton Ave, THORNHILL. DG3 5DT
Tel: 01848 331690 or Mob: 07729 513788