Showing 22 articles tagged 'Golf':

Golfers club together to stop prostate cancer

15 Apr 2019

In the last year, the golfing community raised over £700,000 to help us beat prostate cancer, here we meet just a few of our supporters.

World record-breaking golfer nears £25k fundraising target

13 Jul 2018

Over his 50-year golfing career, Dick Seamer has bested Jack Nicklaus and holds the record for the lowest nine holes as an amateur. But after surviving prostate cancer in 2013, the captain of West Kent Golf Club has concentrated his efforts on raising funds for us with his successful annual golf days.

"A double cancer scare has definitely strengthened us as a family"

12 Jun 2018

Bill Elliott and his son James tell us how a family health crisis turned into a national newspaper campaign, then a life-long commitment to improving awareness and treatment of prostate cancer through golf.

"A menu fit for a king's table" – Bill Elliott on the Masters and our golf day fundraiser

29 Mar 2018

Ahead of the first golf major of 2018, prostate cancer survivor and editor at large of Golf Monthly magazine, Bill Elliott, tells us that the US Masters will be the most open competition in years, and explains why he’s hosting our annual golf day at The Berkshire this April.

The black golfers saving men's lives

15 Mar 2018

For the last six years, the African Caribbean Golf Association has been challenging taboos and raising awareness of a disease that hits one-in-four black men. We meet four of its members and find out how it all began.

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

5 Sep 2017

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.

Who will find their way on 'Barbed Wire Alley', Bill?

10 Aug 2017

Bill Elliott, Prostate Cancer UK ambassador and Golf Monthly editor-at-large, tells us about a now-famous two horse race as we head into the final major golf tournament of the year in Carolina, and explains why Quail Hollow golf course is more than a little tricky to play.

Golfing greats give their US PGA Championships preview

8 Aug 2017

In the build up to the Scottish Senior Open last weekend we caught up with the eventual winner Paul Broadhurst and his fellow competitors messers James, Lane, Rafferty, Torrance and Woosnam to get their take on the final major of the year.

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.