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Remembering the birth of the Ryder Cup.

FORMER Ryder Cup heroes Paul Broadhurst (right) and David Gilford bridged the gap to the 1927 launch of the Trans-Atlantic tournament when they took part in the inaugural Murphy Salisbury Lodders Samuel Ryder Pro Celebrity Golf Day at Stratford-upon-Avon.

The event, which raised PS30,000 towards the Shakespeare Hospice's PS1.2million Building the Future Together Appeal, gave the pair the chance to meet 102-year-old Prim Conway who remembers Ryder from his days as captain and vice president of the club.

his days as captain and vice president Former F1 star Johnny Herbert, comedian Jasper Carrott, ELO drummer Bev Bevan, cricketers Gladstone Small and Andy Lloyd and footballers Dean Saunders and Gary Barnett were among the celebrities taking part.

Gladstone Small and Andy Lloyd and footballers Dean Saunders and Gary Barnett were among the celebrities Streeter stole the show as he blazed But Lincoln Golf Centre's Paul Streeter stole the show as he blazed to a new course record of 63, nine under par, to collect the Murphy Salisbury Salver and the PS1,000 first prize.

Memorial Salver were Paul O'Hagan, The winning team and recipients of the Samuel Ryder Memorial Salver were Paul O'Hagan, Mike Gregg, Gerry O'Hagan and Aaron Lansberry with a nett total of 128. And the ladies prize was claimed by Stratford's Isobel Ollis, Ileen Fisher and Kay Garman who teamed up with their Nuneaton's Craig Phillips.

Aaron Lansberry with a nett total of 128. And the ladies prize was claimed by Stratford's Isobel Ollis, Ileen Fisher and Kay Garman who teamed up with Right, Jasper Carrott gets set to tee off; far right, Paul Streeter receives his prize from Steve Smith of Murphy Salisbury.

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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
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Date:Jul 3, 2014
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