Birmingham’s Lord Mayor Cllr Shafique Shah is calling on golfers of all abilities to take part in his Charity Golf Day at Pype Hayes golf course on Sunday April 26th.
The event, run in association with Pype Hayes’ operator Mytime Active, starts from 8am with all players welcomed with tea, coffee and a breakfast roll. Tee off times will be throughout the day with all participants having the chance to win prizes in course competitions.
Companies and individuals are also invited to donate prizes or sponsor holes with all money raised from the event going to the Lord Mayor’s charities: Queen Elizabeth hospital; Birmingham Children’s Hospital; Focus Birmingham and SIFA Fireside.
Lord Mayor Cllr Shafique Shah said: “I am delighted that the event is going ahead and I hope that as many individuals and companies as possible will take part. I hope the whole community will make it a bumper year for our charities in these tough times.”
Graham Marshall, Pype Hayes Golf Course general manager, said: “We are very pleased to host this event for the Lord Mayor’s charities and the fantastic work they all do. Our doors are open to the whole community to come and have fun and raise the much-needed cash for these worthy causes.”
For more information about the charity golf day call Daniella Dangerfield at Mytime Active on 0121 351 1014.
For interviews with the Lord Mayor, call Debbie Harrison at Birmingham City Council Press Office on 0121 303 4476.
Notes to editors
Tickets for the Lord Mayor’s Charity Golf Day cost £20 and can be obtained from Pype Hayes golf course:
- By telephoning Pype Hayes golf course on 0121 351 1014 and pressing option 1
- By completing a form online at mytimeactive.co.uk/pypehayes
- By emailing Daniella.Dangerfield@mytimeactive.co.uk
If you are interested in donating a prize or sponsoring a hole please contact Daniella Dangerfeld on 0121 351 1014 or at Daniella.Dangerfield@mytimeactive.co.uk
About Pype Hayes Golf Club
Opened in 1933, Pype Hayes is a mature 18 hole par 71 course with plenty of interesting features. The golf course has curved fairways lined with gorse and broad leafed trees, firm contoured greens and lots of deeply sanded bunkers. After a refurbishment in 2013 Pype Hayes is now a fully fitted golf club with panoramic views of the course, boasting a café, function suite for any occasion and a state of the art gym equipped with intelligent machines with Preva fitness software.
About My Time Active
Mytime Active is a social enterprise with charitable objectives and is the largest pay and play golf operator in the UK, with a focus on making the game fun and accessible to everyone. Their friendly clubs welcome all comers to 16 beautiful courses located in Birmingham, London and the south coast.
As a social enterprise with charitable objectives, Mytime Active invests in a range of projects and services to meet the needs of our diverse local communities. They run leisure centres across the London Borough of Bromley and lifestyle preventative health services across the UK, including child and adult weight management, Stop Smoking, Health Trainers and NHS Health Checks.