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Event at Dale Hill Golf Club

(Published 27th August 2014)

e5gtcvThis week we are running a three-day golf skills and employment training event for 20 members at Dale Hill Golf Club.

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BLESMA fundraiser

(Published 15th August 2014)

OCF member Mick Foulds recently hosted his own Glastonbury, setting up a fundraising event for BLESMA and the RAF Honington Rehabilitation Centre.  The day featured the RAF Honington voluntary band and a Military Wives choir followed by a BBQ at Mick’s!

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BBC interview at The Open 2014

(Published 8th August 2014)

Dan Walker interviews three On Course Foundation members at the 2014 Open Championship from Royal Liverpool Golf Club. Also featuring Peter Dawson, Chief Executive of The R&A.

 

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OCF at The Open

(Published 21st July 2014)

The Open 2014On Sunday three of our members were interviewed by Dan Walker on the BBC’s coverage at Hoylake. Sam Stoddard, Tom James and Paul Swain were once again great ambassadors for the charity, speaking about their injuries and what OCF has done for them. Since the interview was aired, we’ve had a great amount of interest and messages of support, so thank you to everyone for getting in touch. From this, we hope to be able to reach more injured Service personnel and veterans, and help them get their lives back on track. Video to follow.

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Rupert Beaumont Memorial Day

(Published 14th July 2014)

10 OCF members were treated to a memorable day of golf at the New Zealand Club when they took part in a golf day hosted by Susie Beaumont in memory of her late husband, Rupert.   The event has currently raised nearly £36,000 for OCF with donations continuing to arrive.  The New Zealand Club members and staff and Beaumont Family were tremendous hosts and we are extremely grateful for their warm hospitality and very generous support.

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Donation from Slaughter & May Senior Partners

(Published 30th June 2014)

Martin Read of Slaughter & May Senior Partners Golf Society (SAMPSGS) presents Susie Beaumont with a donation to the On Course Foundation.  SAMPSGS raised more than £5,000 at their recent golf day, at the New Zealand Golf Club, held in memory of Rupert Beaumont.

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Iraq Historic Allegations Team raises over £300 for OCF

(Published 27th June 2014)

Richard Best of IHAT (Iraq Historic Allegations Team) has helped to raise over £300 for the On Course Foundation during a recent golf trip to Spain for the annual ‘Scorchio-Tour’.   The On Course Foundation was chosen as the tour’s fundraising recipient due to its resonance and connections with many tour members. The tour members comprised retired and serving Officers from the Met. Police Homicide Command, Counter Terrorism Command and SO19 Firearms Command.

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Successful 3 day event at Portal Golf Club

(Published 20th June 2014)

27 wounded, injured and sick individuals attended our recent 3 day golf skills and employment training event –  an all high for the Foundation. We just received the following note from one of the new members who came along:

“I’ve just had the best few days I’ve had in a long long time, I was worried about coming here but as soon as I get home, I’m going to join my local club.”

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Employment success

(Published 10th June 2014)

The On Course Foundation recently placed two of its injured members into employment in the golf industry. Winston Foster, an RAF veteran and accomplished golfer, joined OCF in March and has already started a part time role within the golf operations team at the Roehampton Club. Kenny Teasdale, another new member, has been offered a full-time job in the greenkeeping team at Brockenhurst Manor Golf Club in Hampshire. Everyone at OCF would like to wish Winston and Kenny all the very best in their new careers.

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We have moved!

(Published 4th June 2014)

Please note that from 2 June 2014, the On Course Foundation’s head office will be located at:

28 Falstaff House, Bardolph Road, Richmond TW9 2LH

Our telephone number will remain the same although we may be experiencing a disrupted service for a few days.

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