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Mark arrives for charity golf day

Senior professional golfer Mark McNulty

Professional golfer Mark McNulty has landed in Cayman – and is ready to get into the swing of things!

The Irish/Zimbabwean pro is taking part in the Cayman Islands Red Cross golf tournament which tees off at the North Sound Club.

Mr McNulty, 57, and his wife Alison were given a warm welcome when they touched down at Owen Robert International Airport.

Fellow professional Nick Price will also take part in the competition that runs over the weekend with proceeds going to the Red Cross.

Two major fundraising events for the Cayman Islands Red Cross joined by the Royal Bank of Canada will be hosted this month.

The 14th Annual RBC-sponsored CIRC Charitable Golf Tournament along with the Red, Gold & Soul Dinner and Dance.

Two senior professionals golfers, Mark McNulty and Nick Price, will attend the golf tournament. Participants can also register for a chance to play nine holes with them for an extra fee.

Mr. McNulty arrived in Grand Cayman on Thursday evening courtesy of Cayman Airways.

Mr. McNulty said, “When I was asked to come down and do this, it didn’t take much thought, the golfing and the diving as well. It’s obviously great to come down and support the cause.

Mark spoke on giving something back to the community and helping the organisation.

“I know that the Red Cross is a very important organisation around the world and I think in the latter stages of our lives it’s always great to give something back.

Mark William McNulty was born on October 25th 1953 in Bindura, Southern Rhodesia now known as Zimbabwe.

Mark McNulty and his wife Alison arriving at Owen Roberts Airport pictured with attendants from Cayman Airways.

He was one of the leading players on the European Tour during the mid 1980s through to the mid 1990s and cracked the top 10 of the official World Golf Rankings for 83 weeks from 1987 – 1992.

He was raised on a farm in the Centenary area of Zimbabwe. There was an airstrip on the farm for his stepfather, an amateur pilot who was later diagnosed with Epilepsy. He was forced to give up flying and turned the airstrip into a three-hole course. This is where Mark first learnt to play golf.

The charitable golf tournament will be held at the North Sound Club with three tee off times over the two day period.

Tee off started yesterday Friday September 2nd at noon, and again on Saturday September 3rd at 8am and 1pm.

For further information on the event and the upcoming event Red, Gold & Soul please contact Ms. Jondo Obi at 916-3345 or to: [email protected]


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