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Work Experience placement at The Duke of York Young Champions Trophy

(Published 17th September 2014)

This week OCF member Tom James is gaining valuable work experience at the The Duke of York Young Champions Trophy –  an under 18 tournament for international golfers. Tom is working in the golf operations team, pursuing his interest in event management.

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Tedworth House Personnel Recovery Centre event

(Published 16th September 2014)

Today we are running a three day golf tuition and employment training event with Tedworth House Personnel Recovery Centre. OCF coach, David Llewellyn is pictured here with some of the attendees.

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Congratulations to Cowan Botha

(Published 16th September 2014)

Congratulations to OCF member Cowan Botha who picked up two medals for rowing at the Invictus Games. Cowan is pictured here following  a recent employment meeting with Callaway Europe.

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Whitstable and Seasalter Golf Club supporting OCF

(Published 16th September 2014)

Whitstable and Seasalter Golf Club gave OCF members Mark Walters, Richard Webb, Mike Brown and  Dave Walker a very warm welcome when they  played in their recent Captains’ Day   All three Captains are supporting OCF this year.

Thanks to everyone who took part.

 

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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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