Ashes-winning captain Mike Gatting will head a star-studded line-up that will assemble at Spain’s La Manga Club, Murcia, Spain. August 2012. La Manga Club resort for the first-ever Lord’s Taverners Golf Classic, a charity golf tournament taking place from 12th to 16th October 2012.
Ex-England ace Gatting, who led England to a famous victory in Australia in 1986, will be joined by a host of sports stars and celebrities for the three-day golf and cricket extravaganza at one of Europe’s leading sports and leisure destinations.
Gatting’s former England colleagues Neal Radford and Chris Cowdrey will also be jetting out to the award-winning five-star venue for the October charity event.
And joining them there will be Hugh Morris, managing director of England Cricket, while organisers are also hopeful that ex-England, Middlesex and Surrey batsman Mark Ramprakash – 16th on the all-time list of first-class century makers with 114 – will also be present.
Gatting said: “As a trustee and former president of The Lord’s Taverners, I’ve been privileged to see first-hand the amazing, vital work the charity does to give disabled and disadvantaged youngsters a ‘sporting chance’ in life.
“The La Manga Club tournament brings together a host of top guests from the business, cricket and golf worlds for a great cause and is a fantastic event to be a part of.”
The inaugural Lord’s Taverners Golf Classic features a 36-hole Stableford competition on La Manga Club’s South and North courses before the action switches to the cricket pitch for a Taverners’ Legends versus Taverners’ 20/20 charity match on the final day.
Packages cost €2,000 for a team of four and include four nights in the five-star Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe, breakfast, welcome reception, gala dinners with full drinks package and prize-giving with entertainment.
The luxurious setting of La Manga Club is the ideal venue for the competition with its three championship golf courses perfectly complemented by the rest of the resort’s wide-ranging facilities, including a 28-court tennis centre and 2,000sqm spa complex.
The Lord’s Taverners Golf Classic is just one of many events being staged in 2012 by the fundraising organisation – the official charity for recreational cricket and the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity.
For more information and to book a place, download the information leaflet and booking form on the link below or phone The Lord’s Taverners on +44 020 7821 2828, e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.