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Prostate cancer exists in every golf club. Men over 50 most are most at risk, together with Black men and men with a family history of the disease. One man dies of prostate cancer every 45 minutes in the UK, and that's one for every 3 holes of golf.

We need your help to beat it. Whether you host a golf day, run a quiz or sell our pin badges in your club house come and join the fight against a disease affecting golfers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Enter the Prostate Cancer UK golf championships

If you've chosen us as your captain's charity, or raised money by hosting a golf day, quiz or any other type of golf related fundraising for us, you’ll receive two invitations to play our 2018 golf championships. Our championship final events, hosted by former European Tour golfer Andrew Murray, will be held at:

  • Monday 10 September: Sandy Lodge (Middlesex)
  • Monday 24 September: Lymm (Cheshire)
  • Wednesday 26 September: Haggs Castle (Glasgow)

Once you’ve sent in the money you’ve raised for us, we’ll send you two invites to the finals day of your choice.

So you don’t miss out on the Prostate Cancer UK championship finals, get in touch and tell us about your fundraising plans, or give us a call on 020 3310 7231.

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Golf in Scotland - join our committee

With so many beautiful golf courses in Scotland there's no excuse not to get out and play as much as possible to raise money to help stop prostate cancer being a killer. 

Our Scottish volunteer golf committee is made up of local golfers willing to share their knowledge and experience to help beat prostate cancer. 

They will make direct approaches to your golf clubs, offer awareness talks, information stands and fundraising opportunities to encourage you to enter our Scottish golf championships at Haggs Castle, Glasgow.

We’re always open to hearing ideas and suggestions on how to improve our work and reach more men, so if you’d like to join our committee or have any questions, please contact marlene.graham@prostatecanceruk.org or call 0141 218 4765.

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