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American Golf launches Christmas raffle to support On Course Foundation

11.26am 21st November 2018 - Corporate

Tickets go on sale today (November 21) across all American Golf stores in the UK for the charity Christmas raffle in support of injured service personnel charity, On Course Foundation.

Steve Edgar AG Warrington Manager and Alex Hiles OCF member

There are 20,000 tickets available to buy at £1 a time, with a wide range of prizes donated by some of golf’s biggest brands to be won. All the funds raised from raffle ticket sales will go to the On Course Foundation, which uses golf to help in the rehabilitation of wounded, sick and injured servicemen and women.

The top prize is a golf break to one of the five Marriot venues in the UK, while runners-up prizes include a Tailor-made M4 driver, an Odyssey putter, a PowaKaddy cart bag, a Cobra golf bag and a year’s supply of Titleist golf balls. Tickets will be available to buy in store from now until December 31, or until they sell out, with the draw taking place on January 14.

The charity raffle is just one way in which American Golf and On Course Foundation work together throughout the year. American Golf chief marketing Officer Scott Jefferson said: “This year we are on target to raise over £50,000 for On Course Foundation, which is fantastic.  This is significantly more than we have raised in the past, but our relationship goes way beyond fundraising.  This year our team have delivered insight days for OCF members and members have taken part in work placements, which are an essential part of the support system the charity has in place. We even helped one member break a world record!”

Alistair McKay Forbes, managing director at On Course Foundation, said: “We are incredibly grateful to American Golf and its customers, whose generosity continues to allow us to achieve our aims. As golfers, we all know how much the sport enhances our physical and emotional wellbeing, which is why it has such a significant impact on members’ rehabilitation.  £50,000 will go a long way to helping us reaching even more men and women.”

Follow @AmericanGolf_UK and @OnCourseCharity on Twitter for more details.

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