Carnoustie Golf Links relaunches community benefits programme

It was a momentous day for Carnoustie Golf Links on Monday as it kick-started its community benefits programme and began to welcome applications for 2022, providing donations to individuals and organisations within the Carnoustie area.

By
Morag Kuc
Thursday, 19th May 2022, 12:02pm
Carnoustie Golf Links relaunches community benefits programme

Michael Wells, Chief Executive of Carnoustie Golf Links, said “We are absolutely delighted to welcome back our Community Benefits Programme and are looking forward to receiving applications for this round of awards.

"We know that this programme has helped a huge number of local individuals and charities since its inception in 2014. We are extremely proud to have donated over £270,000 to local good causes during that time.”

Carnoustie Golf Links Community Benefits Programme was originally launched in 2014 and has donated over a quarter of a million pounds of cash into the local area during that time.

The Links provide free coaching to over 300 junior golfers every week, including their advanced and high-performance programmes, helping those who show budding skills to reach their full potential in the game.

It also runs the Girls Empowerment Academy in conjunction with Jill Duke, designed to empower and equip girls with skills for life and work through the sport of golf.

Carnoustie’s greenkeeping team also provide, time, equipment and expertise to local community projects and Schools throughout the year and the Links have proudly donated to a number of town projects in the past, including contributing to the festive celebrations by providing the town Christmas Tree.

David Cheape, CGLMC Ltd Community Benefits Convenor said “We are dedicated to making a difference in the local area and therefore our Community Benefits Programme is something that means a great to deal to everyone at Carnoustie Golf Links.

The Carnoustie Golf Links Community Benefits Committee is seeking applications from local groups and organisations which are looking for assisted funding towards community projects. Applications should be submitted by Monday, August 15.

To find out more or tp make an application, visit: www.carnoustiegolflinks.com/about-us/charity/community-benefits-programme or email community@carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk

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