Little Hay Golf Club members tee up for a big charity drive

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There will be a big push for charity at the end of the month when Chris Miles holds the annual Little Hay Golf Club Captain’s Charity Golf Day – this year in support of the Alzheimer’s Society and Parkinson’s UK.

This year’s event takes place on Saturday, June 27 and has traditionally raised large amounts for charity.

Northridge Cars are supporting the annual Little Hay Golf Club Captain's Charity Golf Day, hosted by Chris Miles (above)

Northridge Cars are supporting the annual Little Hay Golf Club Captain's Charity Golf Day, hosted by Chris Miles (above)

The club are very grateful to all the sponsors who have kindly donated money and prizes to help make it a success. The main sponsor is Northridge Cars, Hemel Hempstead; an MOT, servicing, repairs and quality used cars provider. Tony Browett of Carrera Property Services has also made considerably large donations.

Raffle tickets are currently being sold and the draw will take place at the next big event, Captain’s Day at Little Hay Golf club on July 18 at 3pm. A list of prizes can be found at www.littlehaygolfclub.co.uk

Meanwhile, here were dramatic scenes as on the course as teenager Billy Elborough defied the odds and posted an albatross at Little Hay – taking just two shots to complete the 455-yard par 5 18th hole in a junior match against Enfield.

The 17-year-old hit a booming wind assisted drive, drawing it back to the middle of the fairway less than 100 yards from the green – leaving only a wedge shot which bounced twice and trickled into the hole at the back of the green.

Billy, who plays off a handicap of 14, follows in the footsteps of his father and grandfather who are both members of the golf club.

Meanwhile, Billy’s fellow juniors were competing over the half-term holiday for the Junior Whitsun Medal and Stableford competitions.

Luke Wrathall won the Stableford with 41 points, with Thomas Parr in second place with 38 points and Will Butler third with 35 points.

Luke also won the Medal with nett 70, with Will Howe in second place with nett 73 and Robbie McIvor third with nett 74.

On Sunday, the men were victorious in the second round of the NAPGC Siemens Bowl, beating Huntswood Golf Club by 155 points to 147.