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Golfers boost Great Yarmouth and Gorleston cancer fundraising committee

PUBLISHED: 16:17 19 June 2017 | UPDATED: 17:04 19 June 2017

Club captain Alistair Low presented the winners, Tim and Sally Barber, with their prizes.
Picture: Brian McDonnell

Club captain Alistair Low presented the winners, Tim and Sally Barber, with their prizes. Picture: Brian McDonnell

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A committee of dedicated volunteers from the east coast who raise funds for a cancer charity are celebrating a major funding boost from a golf day.

Great Yarmouth and Caister Golf Club hosted a charity golf day in aid of the 50th anniversary of the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Macmillan Cancer Support Group on Friday.

There were 96 players in a pairs competition followed by a barbecue, auction and a raffle - raising £5,126 for the committee.

In fourth place with 47 points were M Everard and R Pope; third with 48 points were S Hashem and M Day, second with 49 points were J Tweed and Tweed and in first place with 52 points were T Barber and S Barber.

Club captain Alistair Low presented the winners, Tim and Sally Barber, with their prizes.

A spokesman for the golf club said: “The event was a successful and joyous occasion and the magnificent sum of £5,126 was raised.”

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