Hardy Norwood Golfers raise £40,000 in rain

5 July 2012

Around 80 golfers clubbed together yesterday to help raise £40,000 for Norwood at its annual Golf Day. Held at Dyrham Park Country Club in Barnet, the event generated vital funds to support Norwood’s life-changing work with people with learning disabilities, and children and families in need.

After a morning round of golf in the rain, the golfers were welcomed by Paul Angus, Co-Chair of the Norwood Golf Committee. Guests enjoyed a glass of Pimm’s and a buffet lunch before awards were presented to the winning corporate team, UK Screeders 2; two runners up, Jordan James and V Fund; the golfer who achieved the longest drive, George Ruffey and most accurate tee shot, which went to Scott Harwood.

More than 20 companies from the construction and property industries participated, and firms who organised teams included City and Docklands, Frogmore, Galliard Homes, J S Wright, New Concept Interiors, Investec, UK Screeders and Woodford Signs & Graphics. The event was generously sponsored by C J O’Shea Group Ltd and associate sponsor Howard Kennedy.

Following the event, David Galman, Co-Chair of the Norwood Golf Committee, said:

"I’d like to thank everyone who helped to make this Golf Day such a great success, including our sponsors C J O’Shea and Howard Kennedy. The money raised will help Norwood continue its work helping thousands of people with learning disabilities, and children and families in need, to improve the quality of their lives, and achieve their goals, each and every year."