London Golf Membership in Kent is enjoying a number one function in golf’s drive to beat most cancers after forming a brand new charity partnership with Prostate Most cancers UK, to assist beat a illness affecting one-in -eight males within the UK.
The Ash-based membership has introduced a calendar of occasions over the subsequent 12 months to lift consciousness of the commonest most cancers in males and lift funds for ground-breaking analysis to ship a nationwide prostate most cancers screening programme and save males’s lives.
Along with internet hosting a collection of fund-raising occasions between now and subsequent September together with a charity golf day and Prostate Most cancers UK’s 36-hole Massive Golf Race, London Golf Membership will promote the charity to members and friends in various different methods throughout its services – together with donation tins within the golf store, reception and Spike Bar, employees carrying Prostate Most cancers UK’s iconic ‘Man of Males’ badges as a part of their uniform and a particular charity dish on the menu.
In addition to having alternatives to donate and fundraise, London Golf Membership members and guests as will likely be inspired to seek out out extra about their prostate most cancers danger, a illness so prevalent within the golf neighborhood contemplating males at biggest danger are males over 50, black males and males with a household historical past of the illness.
London Golf Membership’s chief government, Stephen Follett, mentioned: “We’re completely delighted to have shaped this new partnership and to be working with Prostate Most cancers UK over the subsequent 12 months. Prostate most cancers impacts the lives of so many males and their households, and I might encourage all our members and guests to help the charity in any means they will in order that we can assist to beat this dreadful illness.”
London Golf Membership head skilled Paul Stuart added: “As one of many principal contact factors with each golfer on the London Golf Membership, our PGA professionals are delighted to help Prostate Most cancers UK on this partnership; additional supporting their work with the PGA in addition to members and guests enjoying golf right here; a major proportion of that are males susceptible to prostate most cancers.”
Prostate most cancers is the commonest most cancers in males, with round 475,000 dwelling with and after the illness.
Nicola Tallett, director of fundraising and supporter engagement at Prostate Most cancers UK, mentioned: “We’re delighted to associate with the London Golf Membership and sit up for an thrilling 12 months on and off the course. Golf is so influential in elevating the profile of prostate most cancers – a illness which exists in each golf membership, affecting one in eight males within the UK. We’re proud the London Golf Membership are dedicated to serving to us beat prostate most cancers by internet hosting a charity golf day, and by getting their employees and membership networks to indicate their help by taking over our Massive Golf Race – 36 holes of golf in at some point. This partnership will imply extra golfers perceive their danger of prostate most cancers; and we’ll work with everybody on the membership to assist fund ground-breaking analysis to assist ship a nationwide prostate most cancers screening programme.”
Golfers wanting to seek out out extra about their danger of prostate most cancers straightaway can use Prostate Most cancers UK’s 30-second on-line danger checker obtainable at prostatecanceruk.org.