Sporting celebs raise over £30,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity, Sheffield
PUBLISHED: 17:22 24 September 2015 | UPDATED: 17:22 24 September 2015
Alan Shearer, Jessica Ennis-Hill, AP McCoy and Jimmy Anderson were among the sporting guests who teed off at Hallamshire Golf Club to help TV’s Dan Walker raise thousands for The Children’s Hospital Charity, Sheffield.
The Children’s Hospital Charity Golf
Golfers Nigel Hirst, Robert Pilkington, Zed Saleh
George Marriott a patient at Sheffield Children's Hospital has a t-shirt signed by Lee Dixon former England and Arsenal footballer
Dan Walker, sports television and radio presenter, welcomes guests.
Guests at the opening ceremony
Jessica Ennis-Hill, Olympic Hepthathlon Champion receives a round of applause
Sporting celebrities line up for event photo
Jessica Ennis-Hill with charity workers Ellie Agnew, Clare Cullingworth, Ellie Mason, Cheryl Davidson
Jessica Ennis-Hill with Dan Walker
Alan Shearer, former England and Newcastle United striker, Scott Davies, Michael Gwilliam, Dan Bardgett
Sheffield-born professional golfer Danny Willett (right) strides on to the course
Alan Shearer tees off
Professional golfer Danny Willett studies the course as he prepares to take a shot
Golfers can only wait until the rain stops.
Dan, presenter of Football Focus and Radio 5 Live is one of the charity’s patrons along with Jessica Ennis-Hill, who tried her hand on the putting green.
‘I wanted it to be bigger and better than last year, and we did it,’ said Dan. ‘So many celebrities said they want to come back next year because it is a really friendly and relaxed event at a great course.’
The event raised over £30,000 to help bring the UK’s first 3T MRI scanner to Sheffield Children’s Hospital which will mean improved treatment for children with brain tumours.