Golfing day out to raise charity cash

Steve Prescott
Steve Prescott

A Billinge golf club is set to host a fund-raising day in memory of rugby league legend Steve Prescott.

Houghwood Golf Club will stage the event, which is now in its third year, on Friday, May 26.

The 18-hole, four ball competition, is being held in partnership with the Steve Prescott Foundation.

Last year, more than £4,000 was generated and split between St Helens Council’s Youth Sport Programme and the Steve Prescott Foundation.

As a result, over 6,500 young people were able to access sports and physical activity sessions for free during the last 12 months.

The price of the golf day costs £180 per team (£45 per person) which includes a bacon roll with tea or coffee on arrival, 18 holes of golf - and a meal following the end of play.

At a cost of £60, companies can sponsor a hole and dress the tee box with their business details. Prizes will be awarded to the winners and various competitions will run throughout the day, such as nearest the pin and longest drive. The day will be rounded off with a presentation ceremony followed by a raffle and auction.

A percentage of all profits will be donated to The Steve Prescott Foundation.

l For more information, contact Mark Jennings on 07768 414 970 or email markjennings@sthelens.gov.uk