The Sigatoka District Hospital charity golf day held at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course on Sunday 1st December has raised $57, 370 thanks to the efforts of Fiji’s corporate businesses and avid golfers.
23 teams comprising 92 players played in a combined two ball Ambrose competition which included prizes for ‘Nearest to the pin’ and ‘Longest drive’ at various holes.
Outrigger on the Lagoon ∙ Fiji General Manager and chairman of the Coral Coast Hoteliers Association Peter Hopgood stated the funds raised will go towards the new Sigatoka District Hospital maternity ward which is being built by the hoteliers in conjunction with the Ministry of Health.
“The weather was perfect for a good game of golf and a fantastic number of golfers turned out to support this good cause”, Mr. Hopgood stated.
“We are really grateful to all the sponsors, the hotels, Vodafone, ANZ, Digicel, Paradise Beverages, the Fiji Rum Shop, Hot Glass Fiji , Club car, Tappoos, Jacks of Fiji and Prouds for the prizes for the monster raffle where we raised a further $5000”, Mr. Hopgood continued.
“The Fiji sevens jersey with signatures from players that won the Dubai 7s was also auctioned off for $2000. It was all for a good cause and was fun for everyone involved,” Mr. Hopgood added.
The tournament was won by Men at Work (Wella Pillay, Ram Reddy, Alvin Singh and S.R Kim) with a net score of 128.75.The team walked away with $2000 worth of Tappoo’s shopping vouchers.
Coastal Rental and Sigatoka Motor Spares (Biren Kumar, Rajesh Prasad, Jeral Sharma and Kavitesh Prasad) came in second with a net score of 132.25, clenching four $2000 worth of Jacks of Fiji shopping vouchers.
Mali Pest Control (Mali Nitulesh, Ahtulesh Mali, Kushal Tappoo and Ken Freer) won third place with a net score of 133.75. The team received four $1000 Prouds shopping vouchers.
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