Am-Am Golf Competition 2018

Fri 20th July 2018 at 08.00 - 22.00

The Rotary Club of Thornhill and District are pleased to announce their annual Am/Am golf competition to be held on Friday 20th July 2018 @ Thornhill Golf Club. First tee off 08:00 Final tee off 15:30



ROTARY CLUB OF THORNHILL AND DISTRICT

Member Club of Rotary International
R I B I No 1244

Invites a team of Four Players

to compete in its

Am-Am GOLF COMPETITION 2018

on Friday 20 July 2018

raising funds  for:

Action for Children-

Upper Nithsdale family Service,

Respiratory Endowment Fund.

and other local charities

Closing date for entries Friday 29th June 2018


OUR MAIN CHARITIES IN 2018

Action for Children-Upper Nithsdale family Service.

When times are bad, families need extra support. We use a system of whole-family support, providing an intensive relationship and support to contribute to the wellbeing of families we work with; this can stabalise families and enable them to overcome their difficulties and live happier lives together.

If families and relationships are strengthened, children who were previously on the edge of being placed in care are able to stay at home.

We work with each member of the family with all children in the household receiving care and attention, and where necessary we work with other significant members of the household if we believe this will help.

Our work;

Keeps children out of care;   Helps parents towards employment; Reduces children's involvement in crime; Makes more confident parents; Helps families to better mental health.

Respiratory Endowment Fund.

Based at Dumfries Royal Infirmary the fund supports patients with respiratory disorders to help them have a better quality of life.

In excess of £90,000 has been raised over the 22 years of the event.

The following organisations have benefitted in recent years include

Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

Support in Mind Scotland                  

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Alzheimer Scotland

Help for Heroes

Soul Soup

Shelter Box

Macmillan Cancer 

 Thornhill Community Bus 

Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland

Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes

Dumfries and Galloway Society for the Deaf

Junior Golf Development at Thornhill GC 

Thornhill MRI Scanner Appeal 

Oakfield Children’s Respite 

Crossroads

Parkinsons Society

Myeloma UK

Eden House Hospice 

Enable 

Nith Inshore Rescue

with smaller donations made to

Polio Plus (Supporting World Wide Eradication)

Briery Park Residents

Sanquhar Silver Band

Buccleuch and Queensberry Pipe Band

Rotary Nepal Appeal (Dental Health provision)

PLEASE HELP CONTINUE THIS WORK IN 2018

Suggestions for good causes, in confidence, are always welcome.

SPONSORS TO DATE
We are currently pleased to acknowledge the sponsorship of:- 

Farries Kirk & McVean, The Thornhill Inn,
Merlin Office Equipment, Homer Burgess Ltd,
101 Boutique, Avon Cosmetics,
Pollock & McLean, Sanquhar Tile Services Ltd.

Donations will be made to other local charities throughout the year

The event is a special day for Amateur Golfers played over the magnificent Blacknest Course.

The course is generously given for the day by Thornhill Golf Club, to help us raise charitable funds.

You may wish to offer hospitality to some Business Customer, treat your staff to a golfing day out by sponsoring a team or just enjoy a game with your friends

You can fly your firm's flag for a day by advertising at the side of the course's 18 tees or greens. This is offered to all corporate teams as part of the entry fee.

Entries are restricted at the request of the Thornhill Golf Club, so an early response is requested.

Teams of four are invited to compete over 18 holes and finish with a meal in the Clubhouse at an all-in cost of £140.

The first Hole-in-One at the first hole will win a trophy and bottle of champagne, made possible by the continuing and generous support of 101 Boutique, Thornhill.


The event will be played as a stroke play competition using handicaps with 2 net scores counting at the first to ninth, three net scores tenth to seventeenth, and all four net scores at the last. Maximum handicaps will be gents 20 and ladies 28. In accordance with R & A rules there is a 1 stroke addition to handicap for ladies due to playing a gent’s card. 

There will be the usual subsidiary challenges to test your players’ skills, ladies and gents nearest the pin and longest drive and of course our renowned raffle etc.


AN EARLY RESPONSE IS REQUESTED DUE TO THE RESTRICTED NUMBERS AND EVER INCREASING POPULARITY

If you are unable to participate, donations are always most gratefully received.

Please reply in the envelope provided to -

Gordon Lawson, 

Craigarran, Seton Ave, THORNHILL.  DG3 5DT

Tel: 01848 331690 or Mob: 07729 513788  

Email: JGLawson@hotmail.co.uk

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