Celia Denny raises festive funds on the green

With the Christmas season just around the corner, Celia Denny, a partner in Mike Denny Golf Promotions once again rallied fellow golfing fanatics the annual Christmas Starts Here Charity Golf Day.

The event was held on Tuesday 5th December at the beautiful Foxhills Club and Resort in Surrey.

Also present was notable former jockey and author – and President of The Injured Jockeys Fund – Sir A P McCoy, OBE, who presented the prizes and cheered on the charitable sports men and women.

In total, £10,028 was raised for various charities; £1,500 was given to The Royal Marsden Hospital to pay for the children’s Christmas grotto, party and presents, £1,500 was donated to Demelza Hospice Care for Children for the same, and the rest was given to The Injured Jockeys Fund.

96 guests came to take part on the day, mainly from the Horsham area, although some flew in from as far away as Scotland, Ireland and even Germany to support the day, with players from Betfair taking the trophy as winning team.

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Sir A P McCoy (3rd from left) and Celia Denny (far right) with the winning Betfair team
Sir A P McCoy (3rd from left) and Celia Denny (far right) with the winning Betfair team