Fans of the fairway are invited to swing into action for Martin House Children’s Hospice as it launches its popular Golf Day.

Martin House’s Golf Day takes place on Friday 9th September at Wetherby Golf Club, and the hospice is calling for teams to sign up.

Maddie Bentley, senior events fundraiser at Martin House, said:

“Our Golf Day was a huge success last year and raised £21,800 – we’re hoping to increase that to £25,000 this year, which would pay to run Martin House for 24 hours.”

Teams of four will enjoy a breakfast sandwich before heading off for a round of golf, with halfway house refreshments.

There will also be a variety of extra games they can sign up for, including nearest the line, nearest the pin and a chipping competition.

The day will rounded off by a drinks reception and three-course dinner at the clubhouse, along with prize giving and an auction.

Maddie added:

“This is an ideal event for a group of friends, family or a team-building day for colleagues, while raising money to help us care for seriously ill children and their families.

“We’d like to thank Wetherby Golf Club, who provide the course free of charge every year, and also our headline sponsor Retail Response, whose support means more of the money raised will go to providing care to the families who need it most.”

Martin House cares for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions from across West, North and East Yorkshire. Its services include planned respite stays, emergency and symptom control stays, end of life care and bereavement support for families.

It costs £300 for teams of four to sign up for the Golf Day, and they are asked to raise at least £100 in sponsorship, plus there is also the opportunity to sponsor a hole for £50.

To find out more and sign up for the event, visit

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