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30 May 2024


Vickers Bet has been confirmed as the headline sponsor for Racing Welfare’s popular Close House Golf Day, Newcastle, scheduled for 11th June.

Taking place by kind invitation of Sir Graham Wylie, teams will enjoy a four-ball over 18 holes on the fantastic Lee Westwood Colt Course, whilst raising funds for Racing Welfare, the racing industry’s human welfare charity.

The Vickers Bet Close House Golf Day is a key event in the charity’s calendar; helping to raise much-needed funds and awareness of the services they provide to racing’s people.

As well as a day of golf action, participants will also enjoy fantastic hospitality with breakfast, post-round BBQ and goody bag on offer as well as the chance to win prizes during the day. At the time of publishing, limited team spaces remain available. To secure your place, go to https://racingwelfare.co.uk/events-archive/close-house-golf-day/ and complete the booking form before Wednesday 05th June.

James Schofield, Racing Welfare Partnership Manager, said: “We’re absolutely delighted to announce Vickers Bet as headline sponsor for our Close House Golf Day as their generosity will help us raise vital funds to ensure our services can continue. The Vickers Bet Close House Golf Day promises to be a great day of golf and hospitality and we can’t wait to welcome participants to the prestigious Close House setting for an unforgettable day. Thanks to our sponsors, Sir Graham Wylie for enabling us to host the event at Close House and everyone signed-up to take part.”  

Additional sponsors for the Vickers Bet Close House Golf Day are Mills Racing who are sponsoring the Closest the Pin hole and Hambleton Racing who are sponsoring the Straightest Drive.

“Racing Welfare does such a fantastic job in supporting the racing industry so it’s great to once again be the headline sponsor for the charity’s Close House Golf Day. We hope our sponsorship will go some way towards raising vital funds for the cause.”

Rob Moncur, Vickers Bet