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Dons greats at golf event

26 September 2013

The winning teams on a day to remember

said that the AFC Wimbledon Legends Golf Day was an “absolutely brilliant” event on Monday and he hopes his company will be involved in it for years to come.Andrew HardingYour Golf Travel co-founder

and the winning team’s combined score of 86 stableford points (3/4 allowance, best two scores on each hole) was also praiseworthy. thThe quality of golf on show from Wimbledon personalities past and present was of a high standard with Neil Cox scoring an albatross on the 16

.Ben Thatcher and Efan Ekoku, along with ex-Dons players Terry Brown and Dave Bassett, Dave Anderson and former Wimbledon managers Neal Ardley It was also an event that was attended by   also contributed to the success at The Addington Golf Club.Nick Todd, and Paul Burton and Martin Clarke, Lee BarhamThree of the four from the winning team are pictured above with (left to right)

were the other Wimbledon players who took part.Rhys Weston and Ross Worner, George Francomb  (83 stableford points). Roger Monaghan and Alan Laming, Robin Bedford fared best as he was part of the runners-up, along with Charlie StruttonOut of the current Wimbledon players,

Andrew Harding, who has been a Dons supporter since 1986, said: “It has been great to see Wimbledon legends here and it has been an absolutely brilliant event. Everyone has had a cracking day and that is the most important thing. Long may this event continue and hopefully we can be a part of it for years to come.

“It has been a huge privilege to be involved with the club since January. I contacted Ivor to sponsor a player and the next thing I know we are sponsoring the back of the shirts. Now we sponsor a stand so I guess this proves what a good salesman Ivor Heller is! You buy into people and Sam Grayson (Commercial Executive) is a great asset to the football club. The response from people all over the country to our sponsorship of AFC Wimbledon has been amazing and I think that says a lot about what the club has achieved in the last 11 years.”

won the Longest Drive accolade.Jonathan Lewis finished third in the event with 81 points. Addicott earned the Nearest the Pin prize and Ivor Heller and , Nick AddicottThe quartet of Ben Thatcher, Andrew Harding

after he won the 2013 Players Championship.Tiger Woods presenting the prizes, will be donated to the We Are Wimbledon Fund, which goes directly to the club’s playing budget. The star prize of the auction was a signed, framed photograph of Dickie GuyAll funds from the event, which included an auction with Wimbledon club President

   If you missed our previous articles this week about the AFC Wimbledon event, please click on  Golf One  and  Golf Two . All our pictures featured this week on the official website were taken by Zoe Linkson. 

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