Crossways: Charity Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Blind Veterans


On a sunny Sunday in May, the first Crossways House Charity Golf event took place at Holtye Golf Club.

The day was a fund raiser for the Crossways House charity, Blind Veterans UK, and the event was well supported with teams made up of Bede's teachers, pupils, parents and friends.


The atmosphere was as fun and sunny as the day itself!

The teams played a Texas Scramble format (where the team all play from the best ball each time.) The format worked really well with the teams all playing the course together.

Fantastic hats were adorned by Team Mpandawanda, and some superb play from this teacher team (Mr Mpandawanda, Mr Jones and Mr Oliver) saw them take third place.


Elsewhere, the day was ably supported by Crossways girls Beth Giddings and Adelaide Coffey who were brave enough to play so that a 'Guess The Number Of Shots' competition could help bump up the pennies on the day!

The girls also ran the putting challenge and were a great help in every regard.


The only team made up entirely of Bede's Senior students fared very well, scooping many of the prizes; Phil Hickson, Tom Gibb and Hamish Squire won nearest the pin, longest drive prize and second prize between them.


The team who emerged victorious on the day was "Team Mills" which was led by Mr Mills, with his brother and an old school friend.

They achieved a fantastic score of only 2 over par, managing to win overall by two shots on their handicap.


Well done to all, and keep your eyes peeled for news of the next Crossways Charity Golf Tournament which will be taking place in October at Willingdon Golf Club.


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