Showing 15 articles tagged 'Golf':

Andrew Murray on the Open: "Look out for Fleetwood on the finest course in England"

20 Jul 2017

Prostate Cancer UK's ambassador for golf and European Senior Tour pro, Andrew Murray, is commentating on the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale for Radio 5 Live. He tells us why he rates the course so highly and which English contenders he hopes will be challenging for the title.

Bill Elliott’s inside view of the Royal Open

17 Jul 2017

Ahead of the 146th British Open, we get the inside track from prostate cancer survivor and editor at large of Golf Monthly magazine, Bill Elliott, who remembers the 1976 emergence of one of golf's all time greats and reluctantly backs another Spaniard for this year's title.

Bill Elliott: The majesty of the Masters

29 Mar 2017

Our golf ambassador Bill Elliott knows the Augusta National Golf Club like the back of his hand. While he's been to 35 Masters tournaments, the club, the course and the tournament still get him in a spin. Here we find out why, and who he thinks will stay calm and pull on the coveted Green Jacket in the year’s first major.

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.

Bill Elliott: Why Arnold Palmer is a global sporting legend

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.