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Golfing success for Cedar + Co

Charity golf day winnersDerby based Accountancy and Business Growth firm Cedar + Co hosted its first Charity Golf Day at Mickleover Golf Club earlier this month.

Eighteen teams competed, raising between them £2,000 for Cancer Research, the company announced today.

Neil King, Managing Director of Cedar + Co, said: "The response we had was amazing, it is great to know that so many local organisations and businesses wanted to support such a great charity. This was our first charity golf day, but due to its success we are now making it an annual event from now on."

Neil added: "With so many teams entering the charity event, we far exceeded our target of £1,500. I, and the Cedar + Co. team, would just like to thank everyone who attended and to those organisations who donated some excellent prizes for the raffle, you all helped make this day a success and we hope to see everyone again next year."

Golf enthusiast Neil later went on to be part of the winning team at the Midlands Masters Pro-Am tournament at Kedleston Park Golf Club.

Pro Andy Willey, Captain Matt Warren, Neil King and Simon RowleyPlaying alongside Professional Andy Willey, Team Captain Matt Warren from IBS Ltd and Simon Rowley from Smith Partnership, Neil's tam scored 16-under for the day

Neil said: “To win an event as prestigious as this was a massive achievement, there were 42 teams involved throughout the day, the standard was very high with only a few points separating the top seven teams.

"My thanks goes to Matt for organising our winning team, each of us amateurs made a contribution, and, to have such an outstanding pro as Andy was a real joy for us. We will definitely be back to defend our title next year.”