Tartan Friday helps fundraising efforts
The Aberdeen Normal Investments Women Scottish Open is proud to announce Maggies Centres, a community of most cancers care centres, because the Official Charity of the Championship at Gullane Golf Membership from the 26 – 29 July.
Maggie’s Centres, which can also be the Gullane Women Golf Membership Captain’s charity this 12 months, is dedicated to offering free sensible, emotional and social help to anybody affected by a most cancers analysis. Maggie’s has a community of 22 Centres throughout the UK with extra Centres in improvement presently.
As a part of Maggie’s’ presence on the match, the charity will provide spectators the possibility to take their photograph with the well-known Championship trophy, a standard Scottish Quaich, in a singular photograph sales space full with props in addition to the possibility to participate in every day raffles together with the chance to win a totally personalised pair of bespoke tartan trousers courtesy of Scotland’s oldest tailor, Stewart Christie.
New for 2018, and at the side of Maggie’s, the match will host Tartan Friday on 27th July, with gamers and followers alike taking to the hyperlinks of their best tartan, to boost funds and consciousness for the charity. For these that don’t personal tartan, tartan ribbons will likely be supplied on the Maggie’s stand.
On the course, returning to help the Official Charity for the fourth 12 months working is the Aberdeen Normal Investments ‘birdie pledge’, which entails Aberdeen donating £5 for each birdie and £10 for each eagle scored over the course of the Championship. Final 12 months greater than £10,000 was raised for the official charity and with the 156-strong participant area shaping as much as be the most effective but, the fundraising goal will likely be set excessive.
Talking in regards to the announcement, Mark Cooper, Centre Fundraising Supervisor at Maggies Centres, mentioned, “We’re very grateful to the Aberdeen Normal Investments Women Scottish Open for his or her help through the occasion and in serving to us to boost very important funds for our centres round Scotland and the UK. The funds raised by Tartan Day and the ‘Birdie Pledge’ will likely be invaluable to us as we intention to supply free help to most cancers sufferers and households across the UK.”
Claire Drummond, Head of Charitable Giving at Aberdeen Normal Investments, mentioned, “We’re delighted to welcome Maggie’s to the Aberdeen Normal Funding Women Scottish Open and we hope our help of the ‘Birdies Pledge’ and Tartan Day, in addition to different initiatives related to the occasion, can have a big bearing on people who find themselves affected by most cancers. We’re very happy to have the ability to assist on this approach.”
Going down the week earlier than the Ricoh Ladies’s British Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes, the Aberdeen Normal Investments Women Scottish Open will kick off an outstanding two weeks of ladies’s hyperlinks golf within the UK. The back-to-back stretch of occasions echoes the profitable technique employed by the Males’s Scottish Open going down the week earlier than The Open – an strategy confirmed to be a aggressive benefit for these gamers competing in each Championships. The Aberdeen Normal Investments Women Scottish Open can also be a key aspect of Scotland’s commitments to the staging of The 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles.
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