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Community Trust Golf Day Success

2 April 2014

Charity Golf Day raises over £3000 for the Oxford United Community Trust

Studley Wood Golf Club yesterday played host to the Annual Oxford United Golf Day raising money for the Oxford United Youth and Community Trust. 

The day recorded a record amount being raised for the Community Trust totalling over £3,300. The course was in great condition and with fantastic weather the day was a great success. 

Following registration and coffees, teams took their place on the course for a shot gun start. A number of other competitions took place during the course of the day such as nearest the pin, longest drives and putting green challenge.

18 teams participated from local businesses and Community Development Manager Rob Lees praised everyone for supporting the trust. He said “It was a really great day and it was brilliant to see so many local business coming together to support Oxford United and ultimately raising a lot of money for the Community Trust including boy and girls academy teams and grassroots football”.

The Oxford United players also supported the day by getting involved in the putting green challenge and answering questions from the golfers. A special thanks to Studley Wood Golf Club and all our sponsors including The New Driveway Company who sponsored the longest drive competition. 

The winners were as follows:
1st – Mick Butler and friends
2nd – Critchleys
3rd – Studley Wood Golf Club

Longest Drive sponsored by The New Driveway Company – Steve Jenkins
Nearest the Pin – Geoff Coppock
Putting Green Challenge – Tony Hinks


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