The first Lt Dougie Dalzell MC Memorial Trust Golf Day took place at Huntercombe Golf Club, Nuffield, Oxfordshire on Tuesday 19th April 2011. Seventy two golfers, in teams of two, took part in the challenge to win the Silver Salver, which had been beautifully engraved by Boodles. The competition was a four-ball better-ball Stableford with a shotgun start at 9am on the sound of a real cannon, fired by Michael Groves. The Master of Ceremonies was James Amos who had done a magnificent job organizing the event.
It was one of those incredibly rare hot early spring days. The course looked magnificent - the bluebells were in full bloom and the famous Huntercombe kites flew overhead.
The Club provided a delicious lunch before the prize giving. James Amos announced the winners and Colette Dalzell presented the prizes. The winners, who won the Silver Salver and the two superb drivers presented by The Daily Telegraph, were Nat Kerr and Louis da Costa who scored 47 points. The second prize went to Nick Powell and Storm Green, who also scored 47 but with fewer points on the back nine. James Amos thanked the Club's Captain, Tim Lewis, for agreeing that the Tournament should be nominated as the Club's 2011 Captain's Charity Day. He also thanked the Secretary, Nick Jenkins, the Club's staff for helping to make it a great day and Lorraine Saville of PaperWorks in Hungerford for taking photos of all the teams. Everyone enjoyed themselves and look forward to the second tournament in 2012. Approximately GBP 7,500 was raised for the Trust, for which it is enormously grateful.
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