Golf, dinner and dancing at annual Shalom Charity Golf Classic

Golf, dinner and dancing at annual Shalom Charity Golf Classic

THE popular Moor Park Golf Club in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire was the venue for the recent fifth annual Shalom Charity Golf Classic.

Playing out of a bunker was Adrian Deacy from the Reilly Consult team (Pics: Malcolm McNally Photography)

A total of 19 teams headed out onto the fairways, raising funds to support the work of Fr Patrick Devine and his team at the Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, which is based in Nairobi.

Fr Patrick Devine is pictured with the Invennt team of Kieran Hynes, Brendan Morahan, Andy Bugler and Andy Hastie (Pics: Malcolm McNally Photography)

The scoring was of a very high standard and the overall winners on the day were the Powerday Team with 97 points.

Representing the Pharmed Group were Marion Bate, Sinead Devine, Sheila Cassidy-Devine and Marie O’Brien (Pics: Malcolm McNally Photography)

The golfing action was followed by a gala dinner and charity auction, as well as live entertainment.

The organising committee of the Shalom Charity Golf Classic were Andy Rogers from Rogers Associates, Seamus McGinley from McGinley Management and Brendan and Bernadette Morahan and Andy Hastie from Invennt, ably assisted by a hard-working team of volunteers.

Fr Pat Devine is pictured with the runners up, Crofton Interiors, LtoR: Damien and Nick Tornsey and Anthony Franklyn (Pics: Malcolm McNally Photography)

Fr Patrick Devine is a native of county Roscommon who has spent over 30 years working in Africa, founding the Shalom organisation in 2009.

Winners on the day were the Powerday team with 97 points. Fr Pat Devine is pictured centre with LtoR: Mike Gibson, Eamon Davitt, Mick Crossan and Luke Groves (Pics: Malcolm McNally Photography)

The Shalom Center for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation works to end the cycle of violence in the tribal lands of Eastern Africa.

More information on the work of Shalom can be found here.