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Charity golf day at Invergordon nets 'hole' lot of cash with support from Easter Ross business


By Hector MacKenzie

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Winners: Calder Electrical.
Winners: Calder Electrical.

AN Easter Ross golf day has netted £15,000 for local causes after a tremendous response from local businesses.

The Pat Munro Foundation held its annual golf day at Invergordon Golf Club.

It raised an incredible £7514 which will be match funded by Pat Munro (Alness) Ltd.

The money will go towards helping local charities and community groups. Each year the event is supported by a growing number of local businesses and individuals who give generously through sponsorship, donations for raffle and auction prizes or volunteering to help on the day.

Scratch winners: Half Cut Highlanders.
Scratch winners: Half Cut Highlanders.

This year’s handicap winners were Calder Electrical and the Half Cut Highlanders took the prize for scratch winners.

It's always a competitive event with all teams battling hard for the trophy with the overall aim of raising as much money as possible for charity on the day.

Hamish Little, Pat Munro Homes development manager who organises the event, said: “The day was a huge success and I would like to say a big thank you to the whole team who came together to make this happen including Invergordon Golf Club for being amazing hosts, our main sponsor Newton Property Management and Nynas for very kindly being the prize sponsor, all our hole sponsors, everyone who donated a raffle or auction prize, our volunteers and Travis Perkins for very kindly donating a four ball for the winning team.”

Calder Electrical: David Macgruer, Jamie Vass, Donnie Calder and Rhys Hossack.
Calder Electrical: David Macgruer, Jamie Vass, Donnie Calder and Rhys Hossack.

The Pat Munro Foundation is open for applications from local charities, individual causes, community clubs and groups. To apply please visit www.patmunro.co.uk/community or email TPMF@patmunro.co.uk.

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