Together with north Norfolk hotel Titchwell Manor, we have raised over £20,000 for charity by hosting the Duke of Edinburgh Cup World Qualifier.
The tournament, which took place on Friday 16th June at Hunstanton Golf Club, was followed by a Champagne reception, a three-course meal, prize-giving and an auction at Titchwell Manor’s 3AA rosette Conservatory restaurant. Top prizes included two tickets to the 2023 Ryder Cup in Rome and a private dinner party cooked by chef-owner Eric Snaith.
It is the second year we have hosted the Duke of Edinburgh Cup World Qualifier and builds on the £16,000 we raised in 2022.
Once again, this year’s beneficiary is Golf Foundation, a charity that aims to make golf more accessible to children from all backgrounds.
Paul Williams, managing director at KFE, comments: “This year’s Duke of Edinburgh Cup World Qualifier was a fantastic day where we could combine our love of golf, hospitality and fundraising. To do it for the first time with Titchwell Manor meant we raised even more for Golf Foundation. Introducing children to the life skills playing golf imparts can improve a young person’s mental and physical wellbeing, which we both whole-heartedly support.”
Tournament winner James Innes and runner-up Peter Blackmore qualified for a place at the Duke of Edinburgh Cup World Final in September. They will join members of KFE to compete in the two-day tournament, which is held over two top courses and followed by a round on The Royal Household Course at Windsor Castle.
Also included in the prize are five nights’ accommodation and a gala dinner at Windsor Castle in the presence of a senior member of the Royal Family.
The Duke of Edinburgh Cup, founded by the late HRH Prince Philip, raises funds for charities supporting children and young people in need or to assist in improving their lives.