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Cranleigh Golf & Country Club

(Published 12th December 2014)

2Our thanks to Cranleigh Golf Club Captains, Margaret Turnbull and David Fowler who worked tremendously hard throughout the year to raise over £11,000 for the charity.   Several of our Members had a great day at Cranleigh earlier this year at the club and thoroughly enjoyed meeting everyone.  On Course Foundation Member, Martin Wade, was presented with the cheque.

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Lady Capt. Cilla Leach of Doncaster GC shows her support

(Published 9th December 2014)

UntitledCilla Leach, of Doncaster Golf Club, worked very hard to raise an amazing amount for the On Course Foundation during her tenure as Lady Captain.  Pictured here in the summer with OCF members Ges Almond and Tom James, and Vice Captain Judith Fearns, we’re incredibly grateful for all of her work throughout the year.

 

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Team visit to Battle Back Centre

(Published 5th December 2014)

20141204_155231Yesterday the On Course Foundation team uprooted from the Richmond office and made the trip up north to the Battle Back Centre at Lilleshall. We were given a wonderfully informative presentation by Lt. Col. Ian Thomas before having a grand tour of the incredible facilities. The team were also lucky enough to meet a few Battle Backers during the afternoon session of the week long Battle Back Multi Activity Course (MAC), and we’re very grateful to the staff including Jason, Ceri and Val, for such a warm welcome. We already have two golf courses booked at the Centre next year, and the whole team are very much looking forward to developing our relationship in 2015.

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Our Christmas Cards

(Published 1st December 2014)

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If you are yet to get around to buying and sending your Christmas cards, why not let us step in and help. We have some extra cards from last year’s R&A Members’ Christmas Card Appeal, which feature the Club Crest and Ribbon. The card, ‘A Warm Welcome Awaits’, depicts the iconic Clubhouse dusted with snow. To purchase a pack of 12 cards from us, with a suggested £10 donation,  please email info@oncoursefoundation.com.

 

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R&A ‘On Course’

(Published 21st November 2014)

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We’re very proud to be chosen by the R&A as its Christmas charity for the second year in a row. Each year the Royal and Ancient Golf Club produces a Christmas Card, available  for its members to purchase. This year the card is entitled ‘Winter Foursome’ and shows a snowscape of the iconic Royal and Ancient Clubhouse at St Andrew’s with four children  enjoying a snowball fight on the grounds. See more here.

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On Course Foundation team help dismantle poppies at Tower of London

(Published 20th November 2014)

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Yesterday the On Course Foundation team from Richmond, helped to dismantle the display of poppies at the Tower of London. The Tower installation, ’Blood Swept Lands  and Seas of Red’,  is one of the  country’s biggest ever community art projects, designed by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper to make the centenary of the outbreak of the First World  War.  Along with hundreds of other volunteers, the  team split into two groups to help remove some of the 888,246 handmade poppies in the moat.

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Whitstable and Seasalter Golf Club get behind our cause

(Published 17th November 2014)

On Course Foundation Member, Gurkha Hari Budha Magar, collected a very generous cheque from Whistable and Seasalter Golf Club this weekend.  We’re incredibly grateful to have been supported by the club’s the three captains’ charities: Lady, Senior and Men’s.  A huge thank you from us here to everyone who worked extremely hard during the year to raise over  £16,000 for the charity.

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Carnoustie Caledonian Golf Club show their support

(Published 14th November 2014)

Carnoustie Caledonia GC cheque to OCF (2)We’re so grateful to the Carnoustie Caledonian Golf Club for raising over £900 for the charity. On Course Foundation Member, Garry McNulty collected the generous donation  from  Captain Derek Young   and Vice Captain Peter Waggott.

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Great success at Roehampton Golf Club fundraiser

(Published 13th November 2014)

Yesterday 18 of our Members were treated to a memorable day of golf at Roehampton Golf Club, where they took part in a wonderful fundraiser organised by Pro and On Course Foundation teaching professional, Richard Harrison.  The club members had a great day on the course, and helped to raise a wonderful amount of money for the charity. Everyone had an incredible time, despite the weather, and we’re extremely grateful for the club’s generous support.

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OCF member nominated for Pride of Somerset award

(Published 4th November 2014)

Congratulations to Mike Browne for his nomination in the 2014 Pride of Somerset awards. Mike is up for the Sporting Hero award in recognition of his attendance at the 2014 Simpson Cup and his other sporting achievements. Read more here

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