Ex-Chelsea footballer Wayne Bridge wins charity golf tournament raising £90k for Redbridge Jewish Care
PUBLISHED: 09:48 03 July 2018 | UPDATED: 09:48 03 July 2018
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Former Chelsea player Wayne Bridge traded his football boots for golf gloves at a tournament which raised more than £100,000 in support of Jewish community services in the borough.
More than 100 people took part in Redbridge Aid Golfers’ (Rags) tournament at Abridge Golf Club, in Epping Lane, on Thursday, June 15.
They raised a total of £115,000, of which £90,000 was donated to social care charity Redbridge Jewish Care.
The remainder went to anti-semitism watchdog Community Support Trust.
Golf committee chairman Andrew Klein said: “This was another great year for Rags.
“It is always a highlight in the calendar and a good opportunity to enjoy playing golf whilst raising money for vital services, including much needed funds for Jewish Care.”
The overall winner of the day was Greg Lishak and the winning team was James Thopson, Alex Horn, ex-Chelsea and England footballer Bridge and Jon Skerry.
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