Golf day fundraiser for Hartlepool RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Hartlepool RNLI volunteers Malcolm Wallis and Tommy Price are appealing for golfers to take part in the annual RNLI golf day that is to be held at Seaton Carew Golf Club on Monday 28 May.

RNLI/Tom Collins

Pictured at the launch of the fundraising event are(left to right) Hartlepool RNLI crew member Jake Oates, golf event organisers Tommy Price and Malcolm Wallis and crew member Darren Killick.
Golf event organiser Malcolm Wallis said: ‘Everyone taking part in our annual fundraising day will contribute to saving lives at sea.

'We will also have some brilliant raffle prizes donated by local individuals and businesses for the fundraising day at the Seaton Carew club where the first team tees off at 10.00am.

‘Teams of three are being invited to take part in the 18 hole Stableford competition with the best two scores to count at each hole. There are also prizes for ‘Nearest the Pin’ and ‘Longest Drive.'

Anyone wishing to sponsor a hole or donate a raffle prize can contact Hartlepool RNLI treasurer Malcolm Wallis on: 07538 006694 or the Seaton Carew Golf Club secretary on: 01429 266249.

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