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San Javier Golf Society Captain’s Charity Day

In aid of MABS Cancer Foundation at La Serena on Mon 5th November:

Captain Dave Farrington: “The day dawned grey and cool, but the 28 players spirits were high and ready to take on the challenges of the course.  Play commenced with Mr Captain and Mr Vice Captain, alongside two guests, and it did not take too long for the water to claim some victims!

Mr C’s guests, both reasonable players, had come with only 6 balls each, unaware of the greedy water hazards, but Mr C had taken the precaution of bringing  lots of extra balls!  At least the 50c donation for every ball entering the water, added to the magnificent 805 euros donation to the MABS charity, who attended on the day to receive the cheque. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd winners, all donated their cash prizes back into the charity pot, but were presented with superb hand crafted wooden pens, created by Ray Seaman, and my sincere thanks to him for this generous gesture. 

All players left with some reward, as a thanks for their participation in the day. All in all, we had a good day of golf, with the added reward of providing an excellent donation to a local charity. Thank you to everyone that contributed to the day, as the success was due to the help of you all. Once again a BIG thank you from the Captain.”

The competition was a “Mystery Pairs” and the winners were Steve Branston and Paul Matthews, closely followed by Ian Lawley and Kev Parker, then Steph Brooke and Paul Newman, with only 1 point separating the top 3 pairs! Nearest the pins were won by Steve Branston, Matt Waller, Bobby Watson and Frank Murphy.

The gross 2 (for 50 euros) was not claimed and will roll over to our next game. We have several upcoming games, the details of which can be seen on the calendar of our website. Full details will be emailed to all members. For further information on our society, to play as a guest, or to join, please phone Barry Beale on +34 649 245 889 or look at our website at and Facebook page at

Shown is a photo of Captain Dave Farrington, presenting the cheque to the MABS representative.

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