Over £4,500 was raised for the Injured Jockeys’ Fund as more than 80 jockeys and guests gathered at Frilford Heath Golf Club in Oxfordshire for the annual PJA/Racing UK Pro Am Golf Tournament.
Among the 25 jockeys past and present who took part were AP McCoy (pictured), John Francome, Mick Fitzgerald, Daryl Jacob, Dominic Elsworth, Carl Llewellyn, George Baker, Aidan Coleman and Brendan Powell.
The Tradesmen team emerged as winners, led by John Francome, and including Philip Lewis, John Thompson and Gary Lowe.
Runner-up was the Betfair team, a team that comprised of Jodie Mogford, Barry Orr, Johnno Spence and Jonathan Powell.
Jodie Mogford was top individual jockey and Dan Abraham produced the longest drive of the day.
Craig Thompson was the individual winner of the tournament, while Jimmy McCarthy produced the ‘nearest the pin’ shot.
Racing UK Chief Executive Richard FitzGerald said: “We are delighted with the great success of the annual PJA/Racing UK Pro Am, especially as over £4,500 was raised for the Injured Jockeys’ Fund. Racing UK celebrated its 10-year anniversary in May and has enjoyed strong ties with the jockeys over the last decade. It’s important to recognise their roles as the sport’s ambassadors by supporting events such as this.”
Paul Struthers, Chief Executive of the PJA, said: “I am thrilled that so many people – jockeys and guests – took part in the golf day and the PJA is very grateful for the support once again of our valued sponsor Racing UK.”