Four charities benefit from memorial golf tournament

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Fundraising cheques have been presented to four charities in memory of a former golf club captain at Glencruitten.

Oban Hospice Dove Centre Co-ordinator Peter Darling said: ‘The grand sum of £6,700 was raised at the John MacEachen Memorial golf tournament held recently at Glencruitten Golf Club, Oban. The event attracted 168 players.

‘Four charities will benefit – Friends of Oban Hospice at the Dove Centre; Pink Ladies Day; the Macmillan Day Bed Unit at Lorn and Islands Hospital and Marie Curie.’

Enthusiastic golfer John MacEachen was a former captain of Glencruitten Golf Club and the competition is held annually in tribute to him.

‘The MacEachen family, once again, thank everyone who supported the event,’ added Mr Darling.