On Thursday 07th Sept 2017, TV and Sports Personalities will come together to play in a celebrity charity golf tournament…
The inaugural Tim Healy Celebrity Classic in aid of Dave Whitaker, the event kindly sponsored by PinPoint Health & Social Care will be held at the impressive MacDonald Linden Hall Golf & Country Club in Northumberland.
Tim Healy, the multi-talented Geordie actor best known for playing Dennis Patterson in the television series Auf Wiedersehen Pet, Lesley in the ITV comedy-drama series Benidorm and Gastric in Still Open All Hours and many more shows, aims to raise funds for the ongoing care and rehabilitation of acclaimed actor and long-time friend, Dave Whitaker. Dave suffered a devastating stroke in 2012 and needs help to pay for his ongoing therapy.
The event is also dedicated to the memory of the late great Brendan Healy.
The event will begin with breakfast at 10.00 a.m. and tee off at noon, followed by a prize giving, gala dinner, live music and auction.
Celebrity guests scheduled to attend include Tim Healy, Snooker legend Willie Thorne, Football legend Cyrille Regis, three times world champion Darts player John Lowe, Game of Thrones actor Clive Russell, Comedian Jason Cook, Actor Adam Gillen (plays Tim’s son in Benidorm) and former Newcastle United footballers….along with many other TV & Sports Personalities to be confirmed.
We also have fantastic on course entertainment throughout the day to include a Hole-in-One five star holidays, Ladies European Tour star challenge, and a world famous golf trick shot show. Each participant will also receive a personalised welcome gift upon arrival.
Teams will be four balls, with a shotgun format with trophies awarded to the top three four balls. For those guests who do not wish to play golf, tickets are available separately for the gala dinner, entertainment and auction.
Money can’t buy items will be auctioned starting at 6.30 p.m. in the Bigge Suite. Auction prizes include a VIP visit to the set of Benidorm, a day out at the studios of Open All Hours, A round of Golf with Tim and Celebrity Pals, and many more exciting experiences
Proceeds will go towards supporting Dave Whitaker for his round the clock care.
*Celebrity attendees may change without prior notice