Richmond Golf Club captains make charity donations

Ivan Rookes hands over one of two cheques to North East Autism Society.

Richmond Golf Club’s captains have worked together in 2020 to raise £3,628 for charity.

Like every other golf club, Richmond had an unusual year with the pandemic and associated lockdowns having an impact on activity both on the course and in the clubhouse.

However, lady captain Barbara Gregory and gents captain Ivan Rookes were undeterred in fundraising for their chosen charities and as they came to the end of their terms in office were able to handover the funds raised.

Barbara raised £1,222 from members, guests and visitors to the club for Just the Job.

Ivan added a further £500 to this worthwhile cause from Landmarc Support Services.

Ivan’s chosen charity was the North East Autism Society and he raised £1,406 from members, guests and visitors to the club, with an additional £500 from Landmarc Support Services.

These funds will help with their on-going youth programme.

Both Barbara and Ivan would like to thank everyone for their generosity, helping them to raise a total of £3,628 for these very worthwhile causes.