Celebrity golf day in Rotherham aids charity for Samaritans

Masters golf champion, the Steel City's own Danny Willett, has taken time out from his busy schedule to show support for a charity golf day in aid of the Samaritans.

Thursday, 14th July 2016, 9:30 am
Updated Thursday, 14th July 2016, 10:32 am

The celebrity event on August 8 is being staged at Danny’s home club – Rotherham Golf Club – and includes a team captained by Sheffield United legend Tony Currie

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Danny, who will be playing with the World Number One Jason Day and Rickie Fowler in the first two rounds of the upcoming 145th Open Championships, said: “I’m proud to see my home club supporting such a worthwhile event. I’d like to congratulate everyone involved for supporting Samaritans and raising awareness. May the best team win.”

The host for the event is Rotherham-based business, SME, who support Samaritans’ work with the rail industry on suicide prevention.

To enter a team, sponsor a hole or donate an auction or raffle prize, contact SME operations manager, Scott Roberts, [email protected] email.