Welwyn Garden City golf pro's marathon mission

FIVE rounds of golf at five different courses in the same day will be all in a day s work for one seasoned pro. WGC Golf Club pro Richard May is embarking on a Marathon Man challenge today (Friday), to raise money for a cancer charity. And there will be

FIVE rounds of golf at five different courses in the same day will be all in a day's work for one seasoned pro.

WGC Golf Club pro Richard May is embarking on a 'Marathon Man' challenge today (Friday), to raise money for a cancer charity.

And there will be no short cuts either, as the 42-year-old will be walking every step of the way.

His epic trial began earlier today at Letchworth at first light - around 4am - and continues with solo rounds at Chesfield Downs, Knebworth and Mill Green.


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He will then finish at his home course, in Mannicotts, where he will be joined by the club captain Richard Roberts, lady captain Chris Cootes, and men's vice-captain Peter Woodrow.

Richard, who has been playing golf since he was 14, told the Welwyn & Hatfield Times: "It will be 90 holes in total, so it will be quite tricky and tough.

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"When I was about 17 I played three rounds in one day, but that was on the same course. I've never tried anything like this before."

Richard is hoping to raise �2,000 for The Prostate Cancer Charity.

To sponsor him, visit www.justgiving.com/richardmay2

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