The 19th Annual Midlands Branch Golf Day was held at Edgbaston Golf Club, Birmingham on Tuesday 2nd July on a glorious summers day it was about 20 degrees and shorts and sun cream were almost the order of the day!
20 teams competed in the event on this beautiful July day and found Edgbaston Golf Club looking a picture, in fantastic lush
condition. and with a splendid dinner for 90 people to follow!
The morning Texas Scramble Competition was won by GCS Construction Services Ltd off the 1st tee and
Wragge &Co were 2nd off the 10 th tee.
In the afternoon the Team Championship Stableford was won by J & T McCafferty,
2nd place was One Communication Ltd and
3rd place was Team Xerox.
The Individual Championship Stableford was won by Rob Buckey of the Wragge & Co team with 39 points,
2nd place on a count back went to Gavin
Hitchcock of GCS Construction Services Ltd also with 39 points and 3rd was John McCafferty of the J & T McCafferty with 38 points.
The longest drive was won by John Sankey of the J & T McCafferty team and the nearest the pin was won
by John Lawson of the A Plant No 1 Team.
Midlands Secretary, Lyndsay Pearson, presented the prizes.
Our grateful thanks to the following sponsors: AGD Equipment Ltd, Safety Security, Pike Signals Ltd, J & T McCafferty, Buckingham Group, Service Point - Milton Keynes, Pacestone Construction , Benchmark Recruitment Coventry and Groundforce Shorco and the following people deserve a special mention for their invaluable assistance in making the day a success, Andrew Pike (Organised the cards and teams on the day), Simon (Spike) Milligan (MC & Auctioneer), Chris Pearson(Photographer) and Lyndsay Pearson and June Pike (Prizes & Raffle).
The catering by Balfour Evans was to its usual high standard culminating with a splendid dinner for 90 people.
In all in excess of £3,000 was raised for the Lighthouse Club Benevolent Fund, thank you.
We return next year to Edgbaston Golf Club on the Wednesday the 25th June 2014.