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Golf Day Success

5 September 2013

Nottingham Forest’s annual Corporate Golf Day was played out in beautiful conditions at the immaculate Notts Golf Club yesterday.

Reds players Chris Cohen, Danny Collins, Karl Darlow, Dorus de Vries, Eric Lichaj, Simon Gillett and Henri Lansbury joined 28 other teams for the stableford competition at Hollinwell.

Forest operations manager Joe Sharphouse said: “I would like to extend my thanks to all at Notts Golf Club for accommodating us for another successful Golf Day.

“The course was in pristine condition and I’m sure everyone who participated, no matter how well they played on the day, thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

“We have been really unlucky with the weather in the last few years so it was nice to see some sunshine.

“Many thanks to everyone who supported the day.”

Cohen and Collins stayed for the duration of the evening to present a number of team and individual awards, which were kindly supplied by Greene King, Alea Casino and The Construction index.

The competition was won by Mark Rye, Mark Walker and Neil Sanders of Elevate (89 points), who won the coveted trophy, an Executive Box for an upcoming match at The City Ground and a set of Forest umbrellas.

In second place were Reg Dove, John Wood and Frank Ciaro of Clarke Dove (83 points). They took home six 1865 Club hospitality tickets and a set of Forest tankards.

Melvin Eastwood, James Toman and Dave Pengeller of Belmar Services took third place (81 points) and were rewarded with a set of Hollinwell polo tops and Forest pens, while Paul Stevenson, Kevin Mantle and Colin Peacock of Lloyds TSB (80 points) came fourth to claim six Castle Club hospitality tickets and a set of golf towels.

Michael Herbert of Xact was handed the Nearest the Pin trophy and collected a Dinner-for-Two voucher at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar and Grill, a place for a child in Forest in the Community’s October half-term Soccer School and a Forest golf head cover.

Tolputt Keeton’s Paul Keeton claimed the Longest Drive trophy and also received a Steakhouse meal, a Soccer School place and a Forest head cover.

The final word, however, must go to Joanna Smith – the only lady at the event - who shot a hole-in-one on the 5th. She won a bottle of champagne, a Forest head cover and two Castle Club hospitality tickets.

For information on how to book a team for next year’s event, please call the Commercial department on 0115 982 4450 or email

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