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Northwood Symonds boys win golf tournament which raises cash for children’s medical research charity, Sparks
A team of financial advisers from Bushey won top spot at the Sir Trevor Brooking Celebrity Classic golf tournament on Friday, September 27 raising more than £12,000 for Sparks, the children’s medical research charity.
The Northwood Symonds boys beat 21 other teams at Batchworth Park Golf Club, Rickmansworth.
They were joined by former Scottish international rugby player Damian Cronin in pursuit of the day’s prizes.
Watford-based Freedom Communications were runners-up, helped by local legend Luther Blissett.
Sparks holds 25 celebrity golf days each year raising money to fund research into conditions and disabilities affecting babies, children and mums-to-be.
Sir Trevor Brooking, vice president of Sparks, said: "I'd like to thank everybody who came along to support the charity today.
"We've had a great day of golf and raised a fantastic amount of money to fund medical research for children. It really will make a huge difference to babies, children and mums-to-be."
A host of stars from the world of sport joined each team, including footballers John Salako, Ray Clemence and Darren Anderton.
If you would like to take part in a celebrity golf day to raise money for Sparks, contact the Golf Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Sparks, please visit www.sparks.org.uk.
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