We were delighted when Balreed agreed to sponsor this event and thank them for their support and involvement in 2014 and hope to see them again in 2015. The event was played for the second year at Essendon Country Club in Hertfordshire boasting 2 courses on a 400 acre setting. We were blessed with beautiful sunshine to get the day off to a good start. Our Ex-Footballing Professionals included; Teddy Sheringham, Harry Kane, Dean Holdsworth, Pat Jennings, Ray Clemence, Paul Jewell, Paul Walsh and Russell Osman to name but a few. Sunday saw 26 teams battle it out to win the 1st prize of entry into our flagship event at La Manga Club, The Footballers Golf Classic. The top 16 Ex-Pro's then qualified to play on Monday and were: Paul Walsh, Dean Holdsworth, Steve Lovell, Andy Legg, Brian Stein, Dave Beasant, Pat Jennings, John Lacy, Paul Jones, Derek Mountfield, Andy Hessenthale, Teddy Sheringham, Paul Jewell, Chris Nicholl, Kenny Hibbitt & Ray Clemence. The matches resulted in leaving us with a final 4 in the semi-final on Tuesday morning, who were, Steve Lovell v Kenny Hibbitt & Dave Beasant v Derek Mountfield. Dave Beasant was our eventual winner on Tuesday afternoon, beating Steve Lovell 1 up, going up the last. Dave held his nerve and smacked it right down the middle and eventually had 3 putts to win the hole and Steve conceeded.
A great few days and a huge thank you to everyone concerned.
2015 dates 3rd-5th May - to enter email firstname.lastname@example.org/07918 644900
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“Many many thanks for last week it was a magnificent event and a wonderful occasion made even better by your brilliant organisation. Top marks and top class.”
“A big thank you for laying on yet another fantastic Footballers Golf Classic Event in La Manga this week. The organisation and help before, and during, the event is superb and all done with a cheery smile and extraordinary patience and understanding! As you know, we brought along some of our important customers and from a hosts point of view it is a perfect event as all I have to worry about is spending time with them and everything else is taken care of. I am very hopeful that we will be there again in 2016 to enjoy what must be one of the top 'all standard' amateur golf competitions anywhere in the world.”
Kevin Williams Commercial Director
Aliaxis Building Solutions