Burry Port RNLI Charity Golf Competition

Lifeboats News Release

Burry Port RNLI Charity Golf Competition 2016 will be held at the Ashburnham Golf Club, Burry Port, on Wednesday 31 August 2016.

People are being invited to come along and join Burry Port RNLI volunteers for a day's golf, in the beautiful setting of the Ashburnham Golf Club.

The competition will be for teams of four, male and female, with a Texas scramble format over 18 holes.

There will be prizes awarded to the first eight teams in the competition, as well as prizes for the longest drive, nearest to the hole, and a hole in one.

The entry fee is £120 per team, which includes a bacon roll and coffee on arrival, and a carvery lunch at the conclusion of the round. The closing date for entry is Monday 15 August.

For further information please contact Roger Bowen (Burry Port RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager and Event Co-ordinator) on 07795 415411 or email roger bowen@rnli.org.uk

Media contacts:

For further information, please contact Burry Port RNLI Deputy Lifeboat Press Officer Alun Wells on 07929 783239 or Chris Cousens, RNLI Press Officer, Wales and West, on 07748 265496 or 01745 585162 or by email on chris_cousens@rnli.org.uk.

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