Following the first six events, when hundreds of golfers and countless other generous supporters helped to raise almost £93,000 for charity, Swing for Sammy returns to the Willie Park and James Braid-designed course at Muswell Hill Golf Club in north London for a seventh successive year on Friday 4 July.
The main beneficiary will again be Cancer Research UK, and further donations will also be made to the Hospice in the Weald, the Royal Marsden Hospital, St Mark’s Hospital Foundation and North London Hospice.
Swing for Sammy celebrates the life and honours the courage of primary school teacher Samantha Trow (nee St John), who died of bowel cancer on 18 February 2008, aged 26.
Open: to amateurs and professionals playing in teams of four (best two scores per hole to count; Stableford; full handicap allowance). Cost: £55 a head or £220 per team. To include: coffee on arrival, 18 holes of golf, lunch or afternoon/evening BBQ, dozens of prizes, auction, raffle and evening jazz band. Breakfast will be available at the club from 7.30am.
Entries, from individuals or teams, should be sent to: Adrian Hobbs, Club Manager, Muswell Hill GC, Rhodes Avenue, London N22 7UT (cheques made out to Muswell Hill GC please).
Donations made out to Cancer Research UK, raffle and competition prizes, and auction items should all be sent to Paul Trow (Sam’s father-in-law) at 3 Clifton Avenue, London N3 1BN.
Holes are available for sponsorship from £125, with five holes (1st, 3rd, 10th, 17th and 18th) available at £200 each.
We particularly encourage personal donations (especially from UK tax-payers) which can be made on www.justgiving.com/bentrow
For further information, please call Adrian Hobbs (0208-888-1764), Paul Trow (07973-862747) or Matt Plested (07818-410333); or email firstname.lastname@example.org