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Simpson Cup 2014

(Published 14th October 2014)

Last week 13 OCF members participated in the third staging of the Simpson Cup –  a Ryder Cup style event which raises funds and awareness for the On Course Foundation. Take a look here to see how they got on against their American counterparts.

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Denise Hutchinson receives plaque commemorating outstanding contribution

(Published 9th October 2014)

Our National Liaison Officer Dave Onions made the trip to Hull to present Denise Hutchinson of Spire Healthcare with a plaque, thanking her for her continued outstanding support.  Denise and her husband first became aware of the On Course Foundation after a chance meeting of our Members during our very first Warm Weather Training event. Since then, Denise  has tirelessly supported our cause with the backing of Ganton Golf Club, raising vital money to help us help more Service personnel and spreading awareness throughout the  community.

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Team USA pull off a stylish win at the Simpson Cup

(Published 9th October 2014)

Team GB couldn’t make it three years of winning in row, with Team USA winning the Simpson Cup at Congressional Country Club 10 1/2 to 7 1/2. It was a well deserved victory for the team, but a huge well done to our Members who made up Team GB for playing with such passion. The competition has raised an incredible amount of support and awareness for the charity, and we’re grateful to all those who have championed us, both here and overseas.

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Day One, Simpson Cup: players prepare to tee off

(Published 7th October 2014)

The Simpson Cup tees off later today at Congressional Country Club, Maryland. Following the incredible success of the Fundraising Dinner and the Sponsors’ Day yesterday, it’s now time for Team GB and Team USA to take to the fairway. Captained by Gregg Stevenson, Team GB are looking to win their third tournament in a row. Follow all of the first day action here.

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Simpson Cup players prepare for a great tournament at Congressional

(Published 6th October 2014)

The annual Simpson Cup tournament has officially kicked off at Congressional Country Club over in America. Following the Official Opening Ceremony, the Gala Fundraising Dinner last night raised an incredible amount to help better the lives of both On Course Foundation UK and On Course Foundation USA  Members . Today sees the Sponsors’ Tournament get underway, before the players battle it out tomorrow on the fairway. Keep up to date by following us on Twitter.

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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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