Shropshire Charity
Golf Society

A history of supporting charities

Shropshire Charity Golf Society (SCGS) was formed 6 years ago providing business professionals with the opportunity to meet for a round of golf on a monthly basis, whilst raising money for a very deserving and local cause.

The Society meets on a monthly basis playing a variety of courses in Shropshire, and beyond, over 18 holes on the third Friday of each month.

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Testimonials

I love golf but as a business owner I do not have the time to invest in golf membership. SCGS gives me something to look forward to once a month where I can take a break, play a different course each month, be in the fresh air, let my brain take a rest, get some good exercise, what could be better...

Adrian Burton

It seems an ideal avenue to enjoy golf, meet people and have a good time. I like the fact that you don’t have to commit to every event but can play the ones that are convenient

Brian Gilbert

I have been a member of the SCGS for 1 year and even in this short time I have seen the great work that "just playing golf" can provide with the fund raising and hard work by the committee.  The organisation of the golf events is always top class and the friendly welcome I have received from it's members has made the whole experience most enjoyable

Alan Brittain

The profile of members is very diverse in age, occupation, and handicap but without exception, all are very friendly and welcoming to new members. I always look forward to our day out - very informal - for a chat over a bite to eat, a fun round of golf, and a drink in the bar to finish off regaling stories of our successful shots - or otherwise!

Lindz

I think the beauty of SPGS is that it’s a refreshing change to come across a group which is not all about self promotion hard sell and heavy promotion of your own goods and services and products – it’s a much softer light touch – yes business is discussed but pretty soon people get to know and understand each others businesses and the services and facilities you can provide and business has and continues to follow as a result

Martin Pitchford

Raising money for good causes

Over the past 6 years in excess of £6500 has been raised to support the vital and lifesaving work carried out by Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

Society members advocate that they can relieve some of the pressures of their own work environments on a golf course and also build long lasting friendships with their fellow members.

Midlands Air Ambulance

Midlands Air Ambulance is the charity responsible for funding and operating three strategically located air ambulances serving six counties in the Midlands, including Shropshire. What is not widely known is that MAAC receives no Government or National Lottery funding. Each year the charity starts every year with zero funds and must generate over £9 million from local businesses, groups and the public.
 
Patients rely on Midlands Air Ambulance Charity in their greatest hour of need, and are taken to the most appropriate hospital for their injuries, which might not necessarily be the nearest hospital. This greatly increases their chances of survival and enables patients to make the best possible recovery.

Our Sponsor

Nick Jones Wealth Planning are a Senior Partner Practice of St. James’s Place Wealth Management, and provide clients (both individuals and businesses) with a bespoke, holistic approach that provides solutions and helps them to achieve their financial goals and objectives.

Based on Shrewsbury Business Park we have clients within Shropshire and beyond. Our emphasis is on maintaining long-term relationships and to provide a source of trusted advice as financial needs evolve over the years.

The Partner Practice is an Appointed Representative of and represents only St. James’s Place Wealth Management plc (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority)for the purpose of advising solely on the Group’s wealth management products and services, more details of which are set out on the Group’s website www.sjp.co.uk/products. The title ‘Partner Practice’ is the marketing term used to describe St. James’s Place representatives.

 

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