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A GROUP of players from the Australian Professional Golfers Association support one of their own on Friday as they prepare for Bruce McLean Golf Day. Close friend Rob Williamson organizes the day for Mr McLean, who has been part of the Orange golfing scene for over 30 years and is now recovering from a stroke that nearly took his life in July from last year. Mr McLean fell asleep in his car awaiting an early start for a tournament at Sanctuary Cove and woke up in a Gold Coast hospital. “He’s going to need some procedures to improve his eyesight,” Mr Williamson said, adding that Mr McLean’s recovery had progressed well, which led him to compete in a senior PGA event at Mudgee earlier in the year. month. “I caddyed for him and what impressed me was the number of people crossing the fairways to come and say, ‘It’s great to see you here, don’t worry about your score'” , Mr. Williamson said. The PGA cohort present at the day will be led by NSW CEO David Barker. Friday’s fundraiser format is a two-person ambrose with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost is $55 per player. The prize list is long and organizers are hoping to get a car as the prize for a hole-in-one in the fourth. Although a par three it is rated the sixth most difficult on the course but has been the scene of five aces since 2019. Bookings can be made at the Duntryleague Pro Shop, 6362 4072 SAY YOUR OPINION Send a letter to the editor using the form below