Sporting stars get into the swing and raise more than £20,000 for Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Kind-hearted celebrities from the world of sport raised more than £20,000 for Sheffield Children’s Hospital when they took part in the annual golf day organised by BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker.

Wednesday, 11th September 2019, 3:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th September 2019, 6:01 pm

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder, heptathlete gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill, former England captain Michael Vaughan, England footballer Alan Shearer and Arsenal defender Lee Dixon were among those who took part in the Dan Walker Cup at Hallamshire Golf Club on Monday.

Mr Walker said the event raised ‘well over £20,000’ and thanked all those who took part and got involved on the day.

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Dan Walker Golf Day at Hallamshire Golf Club in Sheffield in aid of the Sheffield Children's Hospital Charity. Picture: Dean Atkins

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