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PICTURES: Keen golfers stepped out for charity on Good Friday, raising £40,500 for Mikeysline


By Imogen James


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Andrew Still, Mikeysline Board Trustee, was hanging out on the second hole to see if anyone could win a Porsche. Picture: James Mackenzie
Andrew Still, Mikeysline Board Trustee, was hanging out on the second hole to see if anyone could win a Porsche. Picture: James Mackenzie

The fundraiser was hosted at the Royal Dornoch championship course, which was donated by the Royal Dornoch team, where golfers had a fun day.

Rory Black, Paul Savage, Scott Gilbert and Alan Savage. Picture: James Mackenzie
Rory Black, Paul Savage, Scott Gilbert and Alan Savage. Picture: James Mackenzie

Teams tucked into hot filled rolls and took part in a variety of competitions including a hole in one challenge with a grand prize of a Porsche.

Thomas Murray, Alasdair Barnett, Hamish Seaton and Robert Gillett. Picture: James Mackenzie
Thomas Murray, Alasdair Barnett, Hamish Seaton and Robert Gillett. Picture: James Mackenzie

Team Tomatin won the day’s events.

Hamish Seaton. Picture: James Mackenzie
Hamish Seaton. Picture: James Mackenzie

After completing the round, they headed to the Kingsmills Hotel in Inverness to enjoy a drinks reception with Red Door Gin and dinner which included salmon, red deer and dark chocolate fondant.

The Orion Group. Picture: Callum Mackay
The Orion Group. Picture: Callum Mackay

A grand auction was also held with items up for grabs such as boardroom hospitality at Calet Thistle and a three-night trip to the Prague Christmas markets.

Mikeysline Team Caz Young, Donna Smith, Darrel Paterson and Emily Stokes. Picture: Callum Mackay.
Mikeysline Team Caz Young, Donna Smith, Darrel Paterson and Emily Stokes. Picture: Callum Mackay.

The evening ended with a great performance from the Anne Dickson Band.

Emily Stokes, CEO of Mikeysline, was pleased with how the day went.

James MacDonald, Kristine Davidson, Allan Davidson and Judi Taylor. Picture: Callum Mackay
James MacDonald, Kristine Davidson, Allan Davidson and Judi Taylor. Picture: Callum Mackay

“We are absolutely delighted with how our inaugural golf day and dinner fundraiser went, from the weather at the Royal Dornoch and the great atmosphere there to the wonderful joyful evening entertainment, dinner and drinks back at the Kingsmills Hotel,” she said.

“We have received lots of positive feedback on people’s experiences of the day and we are hugely grateful for the significant amount raised to support Mikeysline’s services and our ongoing development of these. We sincerely thank everyone who helped us to make this such an amazing fundraiser for Mikeysline.”


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