Thomas Bjorn

Thomas Bjorn

Wentworth2Wales charity walk

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Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Target£0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]The reigning victorious Ryder Cup captain, Thomas Bjørn, is set for one of the biggest challenges of his career as he embarks on a four-day charity walk over 210 kilometres from #Wentworth2Wales to raise funds for UNICEF and the Golf Foundation as part of the European Tour’s #GolfforGood initiative. [/p][p]He says:[/p][p]“We looked at potential routes and Wentworth to Wales made a lot of sense, although I have to admit I didn’t realise it was over 200km! It’s going to be very tough to do it in four days but I suppose the whole point of doing it is that it’s not meant to be easy. If I am going to ask people to donate their hard-earned cash then I need to earn that donation. For me, walking between 10-12 hours a day for four consecutive days will push me to the limit. [/p][p]“As a Dane who has lived most of my adult life in the UK I wanted to give something back both globally and locally and I feel that UNICEF and the Golf Foundation are a perfect fit for that. [/p][p]“I was reading some information from UNICEF recently and they say that coronavirus is the biggest global crisis for children since World War Two and that without urgent action, Covid-19 threatens to reverse 10 years of progress on reducing the number of children dying from preventable causes.[/p][p]“And being able to raise some funds to help the game of golf continue to thrive as part of the European Tour’s UK swing is something that means a lot from a personal point of view. Obviously I want to raise as much as possible but no matter how much it is, hopefully it can raise awareness and help kids around the world.”[/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

13 Aug 2020

Supporters


Aug 30, 2020

Anonymous

Congratulations Thomas! Well done for giving back & helping others.


Aug 29, 2020

Anonymous

Congratulations Thomas. I hope you’re fully recovered now!

£10.00


Aug 26, 2020

Enville Golf Club Junior Section

£40.00

plus £10.00 Gift Aid


Aug 26, 2020

Jude Howard

Amazing. Well done. X

£25.00

plus £6.25 Gift Aid


Aug 25, 2020

Dewi Frelford

Great effortThomas. All the best Dewi

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Aug 24, 2020

Anonymous

£5.00

plus £1.25 Gift Aid


Aug 23, 2020

James Anderson

What an achievement..! Well done TB.

£50.00

plus £12.50 Gift Aid


Aug 23, 2020

Anonymous

£30.00


Aug 21, 2020

Sally Flower

Fantastic effort Thomas ,shame we can’t actually see you at Celtic Manor

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Aug 21, 2020

Jack Parker

Congratulations Thomas! Fabulous achievement!

£50.00

plus £12.50 Gift Aid

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