Professional golfer presents hospice charity with £8k donation

PUBLISHED: 17:00 27 May 2019

Chris Wood, Kylie Gallagher and Richard Wood.Picture: Childrens Hospice South West

Chris Wood, Kylie Gallagher and Richard Wood.Picture: Childrens Hospice South West

Children’'s Hospice South West

Professional golfer Chris Wood and his dad Richard have presented Children's Hospice South West (CHSW) with a cheque for £8,000.

Chris Wood competing in the British Masters.Picture: Childrens Hospice South WestChris Wood competing in the British Masters.Picture: Childrens Hospice South West

Richard chose the charity during his time as captain of Long Ashton Golf Club and said it was a 'natural' choice being he lives so close to the hospice.

He and his son visited CHSW's Charlton Farm in Bristol to hand over the donation, and the money 
was raised last summer through a celebrity golf day in July.

Chris and two European Tour golfers, Dave Horsey and Jamie Donaldson, played at Long Ashton's club on the charity day, which was hosted by Geoff Twentyman.

CHSW community fundraiser Kylie Gallagher, said: "Without such donations in the community we would not be able to offer respite, palliative, end-of-life and bereavement care to families.

Chris Wood, Kylie Gallagher and Richard Wood.Picture: Childrens Hospice South WestChris Wood, Kylie Gallagher and Richard Wood.Picture: Childrens Hospice South West

"We would like to thank everyone who supported the event and donated to all the good causes."

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