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Charity Golf Challenge
#2SuitsAndAGolfCourse – A Charity Golf Challenge with our friends at Lambert Chapman.
Birkett Long’s charity for 2020 is Essex and Herts Air Ambulance. As we all know they do a brilliant job for our counties and rely on fundraising efforts to keep the helicopter flying. Due to COVID-19 our ability to raise funds has been hampered so far, but Lambert Chapman came up with a great idea, as they have been supporting this same charity during the year, which involves a golf challenge. As a result we are working with Lambert Champan to try and raise some much needed funds for this local cause.
Our aim is to raise money for Air Ambulance by playing 18 holes of golf over 18 Essex and Hertfordshire courses, one hole at each course, in one day on 17 September 2020 which falls shortly after the National Air Ambulance Week fundraising campaign which runs from 7-13 September.
The first tee-off will take place in Frinton-on-Sea at 6.30am and our two golfers will play throughout the day, ending at Saffron Walden, hopefully before night-fall but with around 150 driving miles between courses, it may be touch and go.
The golfers will be Tracey Dickens on behalf of Birkett Long and Nick Forsyth for Lambert Chapman.
During September the golf won’t be a problem but the trouble will be the travel between courses! We aim to start in Frinton and finish at Saffron Walden having taken in courses in Brentwood, Broxbourne and Buntingford.
You can view the FULL CARD AND ITINERY for those of you who are keen golfers to get an idea of our route and maybe the selected holes to play.
The courses that they will visit during the day:
- Frinton Golf Club
- Clacton-on-Sea Golf Club
- Colchester Golf Club
- PlayGolf Colchester
- The Essex Golf and Country Club
- Colne Valley Golf Club
- Braintree Golf Club
- Benton Hall Golf and Country Club
- Maldon Golf Club
- The Warren Golf Club
- Bentley Golf Club
- Theydon Bois Golf Club
- Abridge Golf and Country Club
- The Hertfordshire Golf and Country Club
- Hanbury Manor Golf and Country Club
- East Herts Golf Club
- Bishops Stortford Golf Club
- Saffron Walden Golf Club
Supporting the charities who support us all-year-round:
If you prefer, you can also provide an offline donation by cash or cheque via our Colchester office. (Payable to Birkett Long LLP and marked Golf Challenge).
Anything you can donate will be gratefully received but sharing the event on social media or with your family and friends will expand the network of contributors and help the charities benefit even further.
Nick and Tracey will be trying to put together a decent card on the day but whatever their outcome, if we all get together we can make it a worthwhile day for the charities.
You will be able to follow the day on social media as they hurtle around the Essex countryside before heading to Hertfordshire in the afternoon. Make a note to take a look on 17 September and don’t forget to share in the run up when you’ll see the hashtag #TwoSuitsAndAGolfCourse doing the rounds.
Oh and don’t forget to make a donation!
Thank you for your support.