Welwyn Garden City pro has a hole lot of fun for charity

A GOLF pro completed five rounds, at five different courses, in just over 13 hours and even had enough time to polish off a full English breakfast within his Marathon Man challenge. Richard May helped raise �3,000 for The Prostate Cancer Charity during

A GOLF pro completed five rounds, at five different courses, in just over 13 hours and even had enough time to polish off a full English breakfast within his 'Marathon Man' challenge.

Richard May helped raise �3,000 for The Prostate Cancer Charity during the day, which was followed by an evening event with auction.

Starting off in the pitch black at Letchworth Golf Club at 3.45am the WGC Golf Club pro birdied the first before finishing with a 76.

Richard ended the epic trial, which included Chesfield Downs, Knebworth, Mill Green and WGC, 22 over par, at 6.20pm, after completing roughly 22 miles worth of course.


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The 42-year-old, who was joined at WGC Golf Club by club captain Richard Roberts, lady captain Chris Cootes, and men's vice-captain Peter Woodrow, told the Welwyn & Hatfield Times he would do his best to "beat the challenge next year".

"It was a fantastic day," he said.

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"Everyone was brilliant with me; the golf clubs were outstanding and very hospitable.

"I would definitely do it again.

"I am planning sometime next year, but bigger and better with more holes; there will be a minimum of six courses next year."

To add to Richard's total visit www.justgiving.com/richardmay2

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