A hole lot of golf for Young’s Charity Day

Young Paramedic Aaron Maloney and Fire and Rescue Captain Ryan Terry are hosting and have plans underway for the 9th annual charity golf day at the Young Golf Club on Friday, February 22, raising funds for local charities.

The event is a four person Ambrose with registrations starting from 10am and a shotgun start at 11am.

“This year we’re raising money for the Young Mercy Care to go towards the refurbishment of their Palliative care unit,” Aaron said.

“The money stays local which is really great.

“The emergency services choose a local charity depending on who is desperately needing the donations,” Aaron said.

“We usually raise around $10,000 a year for our chosen charity which comes from entries and events on the day plus from our sponsors.”

Aaron said a lot of the event sponsors are local businesses who have supported them from day one.

“Each year we are lucky enough to gather sponsorship from from local businesses around town, many of them have been with us now for the full nine years and are very generous,” Aaron said.

“It’s a four persons Ambrose, both men and women are invited to come along and play as a team of four. There’s a trophy for the winner as usual.”

There are also prizes for nearest the pin, straightest drive and longest drive.

“There’s also, additionally, a 17 hole sponsored by Dunk Insurance, where there will be $5,000 on offer for anybody that can get a hole in one on that particular hole,” Aaron said.

“So for one lucky golfer there will potentially be $5,000 up for grabs.

Bookings are encouraged at the Young Golf Pro Shop. It’s $35 per player to enter as a team. 

After the game, guests are invited back at the club for a barbecue and for some refreshments.

“If anyone wants to come up after the event and join us for refreshments and a sausage sandwich back up at the club house than they are more than welcome to come along after play,” Aaron said.

There are currently 12 registered teams.

More than 120 golfers are expected to take part.

“Anyone who is looking to enter a team should get their entry in soon,” Aaron said.

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