Showing 12 articles tagged 'Golf':

Srixon tee-up new prostate cancer awareness drive backed by top golf pros

17 Feb 2017

The golf gear manufacturer will make a donation to Prostate Cancer UK for every sale of its new range of balls, recruiting some of the game's famous names to raise awareness of the most common cancer in men.

Golf club captain hails record £14,500 donation to Prostate Cancer UK in just one year

8 Feb 2017

North Hants Golf Club raised the astonishing sum after Chris Traill chose us as his designated charity in honour of his late dad.

"I know that Walter would be proud of me and the girls"

14 Dec 2016

On Day 14 of our Christmas advent calendar, we celebrate Jean Holloway’s incredible fundraising, the knitted Santa that took her past £15,000, and her late husband Walter, who's memory she does it all in.

Arnold Palmer: A global sporting legend, by Bill Elliott

26 Sep 2016

Golfing legend Arnold Palmer was a cut above. And at the start of a week where golf will take centre stage across the globe, our golfing ambassador Bill Elliot pays tribute an all-time icon who faced up against the golfing greats - and prostate cancer.

Ryder Cup greats join golf pros to put prostate cancer out of bounds

26 Sep 2016

With the best golfers from the US and Europe teeing off against each other this Sunday, past competitors and their fellow pros tells us why – whatever the tournament being played – they fully support Prostate Cancer UK raising awareness of the most common cancer in men through the sport.

"You can’t get the ball on the tee because your hands are shaking so much"

26 Sep 2016

From feeling sick and overwhelmed at the first tee to watching on helpless as a team captain, former Ryder Cup players Paul Broadhurst, Ian Woosnam, Barry Lane and Ronan Rafferty reflect on their experiences of the classic trans-Atlantic golf tournament, and give their predictions for Europe's fortunes in this year's clash.

"Men United's brought people together at the golf club who weren’t friends before"

20 Sep 2016

After being diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, keen golfer David Hadley-Smith was blown away by the support of his family and friends at his local club during his recovery. So when he decided to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK on behalf of his close friend, who was dying from the disease, it seemed like the obvious choice to put on a golf day at the club and encourage other members to get tested, too.

"Dad went into hospital and sadly didn’t come out"

14 Sep 2016

Premier League referee Lee Probert is one of the lucky few in his profession to have officiated an FA Cup Final, taking charge of 2014's showdown between Arsenal and Hull. He dedicated that emotional afternoon to his late father, who died from prostate cancer and spurred him on to fulfill his refereeing ambitions. Now he's joined the fight against the disease and will be swinging his clubs in the inaugural South West Prostate Cancer UK Open.

Paul Eales hails 'special' victory at second Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open

22 Aug 2016

The golfer becomes only the seventh man to win on the Challenge Tour, European Tour and European Senior Tour after clinching the pro-am tournament yesterday, sponsored by us for the second time, which included Ian Botham among the competitors vocally supporting the cause.

Broadhurst holds nerve to bag Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open title

9 Sep 2015

The former Ryder Cup squad member and youngest pro in the field, Paul Broadhurst, wins the newly-named tournament on his debut.