amateur golf
amateur golf



Coventry City Football Club Manager Gordon Strachan, and Snooker Star Willie Thorne are joining Nailcote Hall's proprietor Rick Cressman in a challenge to set the world record with the greatest number of par 3 holes in the day as possible on 21 June - the longest day of the year - to raise funds for the NSPCC in Coventry, England.

The Cromwell Course at Nailcote Hall plays host to "The British Professional Short Course Championship" on 15-16 August, so they know the challenge will not be easy! And with natural hazards as a lake and tall trees - plus tight greens and strategically placed deep bunkers - the 1031 yard course demands respect and "more haste" may well mean "less holes". Nevertheless, they are all keen players at Nailcote Hall - and hopefully know where some of the pitfalls lie!

There's a lot of fun planned for the day and a chance for fundraisers / sponsors to win some great prizes for their support. There will also be a prize for those who guess correctly the number of holes completed by each player at the end of the day.

Anyone raising over £150 will receive a bottle of wine, over £250 bottle of Champagne or a Beauty Treatment, over £500 - Sunday Lunch for Two in the Oak Room restaurant. But the person raising the most amount for the NSPCC will be able to go to a "Poirot" style Murder Mystery Weekend. The corporate sponsors incentive is Dinner for Six and Champagne in the Oak Room restaurant for correctly guessing the number of holes they think their chosen players will do.

Contact Victoria Maher at the NSPCC on 0121 580 0122 or Claire Hudson at Nailcote Hall on 0247646 6174 for further information.