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Don't miss your chance to play golf with the Glos CCC pros

By GlosCB  |  Posted: January 17, 2014

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Fans will be able to play alongside the currentGloucestershire CCC squad at a golf day to support grass roots cricket.

The event at Cirencester Golf Club on March 14 will raisemoney for the Gloucestershire Cricket Board's (GCB) county youth programme anda number of its other community and school projects.

For £140 you can enter a team of four or a team of threeplus a member of the Gloucestershire playing or coaching staff. The entry feealso includes refreshments and a bacon roll on arrival, a two course dinner andentry into a prize raffle.

Gloucestershire Cricket Board chief executive Steve Silk said:"This should be a wonderful event and we are hugely grateful to theGloucestershire players and staff for giving up their time to support the workwe do developing cricket across the county.

"This is a great opportunity for supporters to rub shoulderswith their heroes and play on one of the county's top golf courses. Whether youare a cricket club with a number of keen golfers or a business looking toentertain clients, this will be a fantastic day out."

There are 24 four balls available with tee times between 9amand 12pm. Slots are available on a first come, first served basis by ringingSteve on 07554 45228 or emailing steve.silk@glosccc.co.uk.

There will also be a series of competitions throughout theday with prizes for the individual winner, team winner, nearestthe pin and nearest the pin with a cricket bat, longest drive and most pointswith a yellow ball.

Steve said: "I am sure there will be plenty of friendlyrivalry between our cricket clubs to prove which is the best on the golf courseand we look forward to finding out on March 14.

 "As a not for profitorganisation we are reliant on grants and fundraising for all our projects soevents like these can have a really powerful impact on the work we do. Whatcould be better than playing on a picturesque golf course, meeting the currentGCCC squad and doing your bit for Gloucestershire cricket at the same time?"

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