HUNDREDS of people showed up for a fun day out over the weekend, aimed at introducing families and children to the joys of golf.

Supported by Rose Ladies Series winner Jae Bowers, European Tour winner Carly Booth and the Golf Foundation, families were entertained at High Legh Park Golf Club with a variety of games including long drives, goals golf, chipping and putting challenges.

There were plenty of winners on the day, including four-year-old Jesse Hutchinson, who took home the U6 Long Drive trophy.

Jesse Hutchinson U6 Long Drive Winner Has A Lesson From Academy Director Gavin Beddow

Northwich Keeper:

Hosted by High Legh Golf Club General Manager Stuart Buckley, Captains Liam Rex and Tracey Taylor, their teams and Academy Director Gavin Beddow, visitors also enjoyed free lessons from the Justin Rose Academy, make-up and a barbecue hosted by High Legh’s new chef, Craig Kirk. , who recently joined High Legh from 18 The Cross in Lymm.

Buckley said: “The event was open to the public and free. We were delighted with the number of people who came.

“It was a wonderful celebration of club members working with the community to inspire new people to the game.

Northwich Guardian: Carly Booth took part in the Long Drive competitionCarly Booth entered the Long Drive competition

Northwich Guardian: Families took part in chip competitionsFamilies participated in chipping contests

Northwich Guardian: Jae Bowers gives women's group golf lessonJae Bowers gives a ladies group golf lesson

Northwich Guardian: High Legh Golf Club Captains Day Trophy winnersHigh Legh Golf Club Captains Day Trophy Winners

“For the first time ever, the Captain’s Day presentation was shared with the winners of the fun day, creating a wonderful atmosphere in the clubhouse at the end of the day.

“Through our Justin Rose Academy, we offer hundreds of free golf lessons for the community to enjoy.

“We also have junior, ladies and family group sessions. Anyone interested can find out more about our Justin Rose Academy website.”