GOLFERS at Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club raised more than £800 at a spectacular Children in Need Day.

The event attracted 80 enthusiastic players who took to the course in a shotgun start.

Despite challenging wet weather conditions, the event was a resounding success,
The format of the day was a Texas Scramble, adding an element of friendly competition to the charitable event.

The highlight of the day was a remarkable achievement by Dave Walters, who secured a hole-in-one on the challenging par three fourth hole.

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To celebrate this exceptional feat, Walters generously treated all players to a drink in the bar following the completion of the round, adding an extra layer of camaraderie to the event.

The winners of the Texas Scramble emerged as a formidable team, including ex-club secretary Margaret Thompson, marketing director Harry Harrison, Jane Mowatt and Tony Lovelace, finishing with an impressive score of 51.0.

In second place were Mick Clapham, Mark Shead, Frank Allen and Malcolm Saxton on 54.0, closely followed by seniors’ captain Alan Scutt, Steve Walters, Rob Bryan and Andy J Russell, also with 54.

Event organiser and lady captain Carolyn McAllister expressed her gratitude for the overwhelming success of the event.

She said: "The event was a massive success and I am grateful to all who made it possible.

“We are fortunate to have a well-drained course, allowing us to play despite challenging weather conditions.

“My thanks go to all the staff who have done an amazing job in keeping the course open and playable especially as many courses are struggling around the UK with course closures.”

Club captain Spike Spiller thanked everyone for attending the event and also McAllister for all her hard work in arranging the event.

Spiller thanked the greens team for all their efforts in keeping the course open and in such great condition considering the weather conditions.

Spiller also was delighted to announce to the members that the new Top Tracer range will be open for all on Saturday, November 24.

He also encourages all members of the public to come along to the club to try the latest technology.