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Celebrity Golf Day

Posted: 31st March 2016

Amateur and professional golfers alike are invited to team up with sporting legends in a fundraising competition at one of the UK’s most exclusive golf clubs.

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Royal Blind’s 8th annual Celebrity Golf Day will take place on 10th August and will be hosted by DJ Scott Wilson at the exclusive Fidra Links at Archerfield Golf Course. Teams of 3 are joined by a celebrity from the sporting world for the 18-hole competition which features optional additional challenges – including blindfolded golf at the 4th hole.

The team-building day will give golf lovers the chance to win exclusive team and individual prizes and a chance to experience the beautiful Fidra Links – described as a ‘unique mixture of pine forest and fast-running links’.

A team of 3 costs £600, which includes a breakfast roll, tea or coffee on arrival, the use of the club’s outstanding facilities, an Archerfield crested valuables pouch, tees, pencil and poker chip marker, 18 holes of golf in a shotgun start, use of golf buggies and a 2 course set menu meal post golf.

Attendees enjoyed stunning weather at last year’s event, which raised more than £8,000 for Royal Blind. Royal Blind is Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation, creating life-changing opportunities for visually impaired children and adults from across Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Royal Blind Senior Fundraiser, Kerrigan Bell, said the day would be a ‘bucket list experience’ for golf lovers. She added: “The Celebrity Golf Day is a really popular day and spaces are filling up fast. It’s a fantastic event with a great atmosphere and a real opportunity for team building. The Archerfield Golf Course is a stunning course and extremely exclusive so for a lot of people this is a real once in a lifetime, bucket list day. All the money raised by the Celebrity Golf Day goes towards support Royal Blind’s services across Scotland.”

Tickets can be purchased online at www.royalblind.org and are on a first come first served basis. For further information, to sign up or to find out about sponsorship opportunities, visit our website: https://www.royalblind.org/events.

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