Charity Golf Day – Duddingston GC

23rd September 2021

Capital City Golf

Join us at our Duddingston Charity Golf Competition – on one of the most outstanding parkland courses in the Lothians and Scotland. Within the capital, and beneath the spectacular backdrop of Arthur’s Seat, you will find one of Scotland’s most outstanding parkland courses.

Duddingston Golf

Situated within minutes of Edinburgh’s busy city centre, this tranquil setting has been home to Duddingston Golf Club since 1895 – a course with rich history and known for its challenging design and sweeping fairways. Set in delightful surroundings, the Braid Burn is a key feature, which meanders throughout the course, coming into play on no fewer than 14 of the 18 holes, always sitting in wait to grab that errant shot!

The clubhouse offers first class facilities with a wonderful welcoming staff who cater for all your needs. The award-winning chefs add to the culinary experience. They look forward to welcoming you on the day.

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity would like to welcome you for a fun charity golf competition at one of the most outstanding parkland courses in Scotland.

Charity Golf Competition

Join us in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat for an amazing charity golf competition, with the following packages to choose from:

  • Individual player £50
  • Corporate sponsor the event for £500
  • Corporate hole sponsorship £250
  • Nearest to pin, 2 x Nearest the Pin in 2 sponsorship available
  • Join the Hole in One Club for a chance of a lifetime
  • Mulligan balloons £10 each

For anyone not familiar, these balloons entitle you to a free shot. At any point in the game where your shot didn’t quite go to plan, you just pop one of your balloons and retake your shot. If you’re lucky, one of these balloons includes a prize! Please bring some cash with you.

“Duddingston is a great test of golf – one of the best in Edinburgh. The course was in fantastic condition”
2014 Pro Challenge winner, Gareth Wright.

Enter as part of a corporate or work team?

Do you know four people or more interested in entering a team? If so, feel free to get in touch with the Scotland team on 0131 376 4008 or email scotland@soldierscharity.org.

 “If you think its hard meeting new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.” – Jack Lemon

The day includes

  • On-course competitions
  • Prize-draw entry
  • Goody bag opportunity
  • Breakfast rolls with tea/coffee
  • Two course lunch
  • Live and silent auction with various ‘money can’t buy’ opportunities

Timings

07:30 – Golf club and practice facilities available
07:45 – Registration opens – tea, coffee, bacon rolls
08:15 – Briefing

08:30 – Group photo
08:40 – Golfers depart for start
09:00 – Shotgun start, followed by 18 holes
13:00 – 19th hole, bar open
13:30 –  Lunch

14:00 – Prize draw, live & silent auction

COVID-19 update

Click Scottishgolf.org for the latest COVID-19 guidance

Duddingston Golf Dress Code

On the course is normal golf attire and in the clubhouse is smart casual. No jeans, t-shirts or rugby tops.

The Hole in One Club

This year we have an exciting prize up for grabs.  The Hole in One Club are offering all UK charity golf days the prize of a free trip to the iconic TPC Sawgrass in Florida should anyone make a hole in one. Please take a look at information mailshot here.

The Hole In One Club was formed five years ago with the aim of creating a golfing community who share in the love of golf and dream of scoring a hole in one. The achievement of that single shot would then be rewarded with a suitable prize, an opportunity to win a fully expensed trip to TPC Sawgrass.

On the day one of The Hole in One Club representatives will be positioned on a Par 3 tee box making HIO Sign Ups for £10 (12 months) all sign ups will receive a bag tag and if they hit the green receive a sleeve of golf balls. The HIO Club will donate 25% of all sign up fees back to the charity at the end of the event.

Sign up to the Hole in One Club for £10 per year, and if you land a verified ace during the 2021/22 season, then you could be on your way to TPC Sawgrass in Florida, USA for the golfing experience of a lifetime!

The Hole in One Club gives members the thrill of playing for a huge prize every time that they step foot on the tee at a par 3 or even par 4, so what are you waiting for?

Prizes

  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Teams
  • Nearest the pin (14th), Nearest the Pin in 2 (9th & 18th)
  • Nearest the Pin on one of the most iconic holes in golf, the Postage Stamp at Troon using the clubs simulator
  • Sponsorship opportunities available, please contact scotland@soldierscharity.org.

Other information

  • Format- 3 x best stableford scores within the 4 ball on each hole
  • Handicap – Full, max 18 for men & 24 for ladies. (If you’re above 18 or 24 respectively, unfortunately you’ll be cut for this competition)
  • Tees – Yellows for gents & Reds for ladies
  • 3 Buggies available if required, first come first served unfortunately
  • Any food allergies or special requests to event organiser at jgillie@soldierscharity.org by Thu 16 Sep 21

Feel free to get in touch with the Scotland team on 0131 376 4008 or email scotland@soldierscharity.org.

Duddingston Golf Registration

To register & take part in the Duddingston 4-Ball Charity Golf Day, please click on this LINK.

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Get in touch with the Scotland team on 0131 376 4008 or email scotland@soldierscharity.org  to discuss
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