Sadly the Oxford Children’s Hospital charity golf day has had to be postponed due to the current coronavirus situation. Please see the official message from the OCH below...
As you may well have already guessed, we're postponing the Oxford Children's Hospital Charity Golf Day planned for 12th June at Studley Wood.
Whilst we know that this is very much one of the highlights on many of our calendars each year, having discussed it amongst the hospital team and the golf club, and taking into account the Government's advice, we think it unlikely restrictions will have lifted enough to run the event on the date planned.
What does this mean?
Well, we are going to reschedule it. It's looking like it will now be held in the Autumn of this year. Obviously this is subject to change based on the Government's advice on gatherings, social distancing and all that. But that's what we're aiming for and we're in touch with Ken at Studley Wood about getting a date pencilled in.
In answer to your question about the prizes and money donated, again, this isn't set in stone. Obviously, we'd love it if anything you pledged would remain and we could use it for when we hold the event later in the year. But we also recognise that some have been affected more than others financially during this crisis and you may wish to have your donations refunded.
If you are happy to roll your sponsorship, entrance fees and donations over until the rescheduled event, you do not need to do anything. However, if you would like to contact us about getting a refund, please email us back and provide your phone number and one of the team will call you to discuss how best this can be achieved.
It's been a really tricky decision to take, but an obvious one and we hope you all understand. However, lots of work is going on in the background to ensure that when we all get through the other side of this crisis, we can hold this golf day in support of the Oxford Children's Hospital - which we all hold dearly.
We'll be in touch soon, but until then, keep well.
Dan, Anthony and the OCH Charity Golf Day team