Charity benefits from fun golf club

12:42 22 January 2013

The Honiton Wine Bar Golf Society’s annual prize giving dinner proved to be the usual evening of fun and banter and members celebrated raising £950 for Clic Sargent, the children’s cancer charity.

Twenty-eight players gathered to recognise the winners of the year’s outings and to relive and share their own stories of the year just gone.

The golf society is now in its fifth year and plays some of the best local courses once each month during the summer playing season.

Members are proud to welcome players of all ages and abilities and have an emphasis on fun and enjoyment of the sport for all. Anyone interested in joining us should simply ask at The Honiton Wine Bar says Graham Quinlan the proprietor.

At the dinner, Terry Amos was recognised as overall winner for 2012. Richard Hooper was awarded the AG Sign’s Player of the Year Cup and Richard Seymour was appointed as captain for 2013.

Additional trophies for bad dress sense, too much talking and the most ‘bum’ shots were presented and better signify the spirit of the group.

Throughout the year and on the night the group managed to raise £950 for CLICSargent, the children’s cancer charity, by a series of games, sweepstakes, penalties and a swear-box. Graham Quinlan of The Honiton Wine Bar made this up to £1000 by a further personal donation.

Sarah Shaw, CLICSargent’s Area Fundraising Manager joined the evening’s celebrations and said in her thank you address that she was delighted to see such fun being had whilst benefiting such a worthy cause.

Other Sport Stories


Ottery St Mary moved to the top of the Macron League Division Four table after a 3-0 home win over St Martins.

Read more

As the saying goes, ‘ things tend to happen in threes’, writes Terry Bewes.

Read more

The Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League is in full swing.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:29

Tipton St John race ace Harry Tincknell has won the European Le Mans Series Driver’s title after suffering heartache in the same sportscar championship for the previous two years.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:55

Exmouth community college students and Visions Academy players Morgan and Jonty Wright, travelled to Guernsey to attend a Badminton England tournament.

Read more
Wed, 13:19

Honiton’s tough start to the season continued as they went down 35-9 to Paignton at Allhallows, writes Jerry Rice.

Read more
Wed, 13:19

Honiton Warriors Under-11s dished up their best rugby of the season so far as they defeated Sidmouth 50-35, writes Scott Layzell.

Read more
Wed, 11:46

Sidmouth Cricket Club are looking for anyone interested in becoming an umpire or scorer for the club we have many midweek games that need filling for both umpiring and scoring and the occasional Saturday/Sunday fixture, writes Anthony Griffiths.

Read more
Wed, 11:04

Monday saw the final match in the 2016 seniors’ friendly calendar with a visit to Long Sutton Golf Club, writes John Pawley.

Read more
Wed, 11:04

There was a good turnout for this week’s Tuesday Mixed competition with 32 players taking part, writes John Pawley.

Read more

Local Weather



max temp: 13°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications