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Trick shot maestro is star turn at golf club charity event

A rare chance to see the world’s number one golf trick shot maestro in action is being offered to visitors at a charity fundraiser later this month.

David Edwards will be showing off his skills at Basset Down Golf Course near Swindon from 11am until 4pm on Sunday, October 19. The golfer will be entertaining the crowds with an hour of banana shots, teeing off from the clenched teeth of a spectator, and his famous Scissor Hands routine - hitting 310 balls in just three minutes. 

It will be his first visit to a Wiltshire club.

The event is being held to mark the relaunch of the club’s 20-bay floodlit driving range, which features state-of-the-art technology from Power Tee that automatically loads up to 100  golf balls from a hopper to the tee. 

The Swindon-based company - which sells its technology all over the world - recently confirmed Basset Down as its research and development partner. 

Other attractions at the event include an auction, with two chances to bid for a round of golf for four people on The Twenty Ten at Celtic Manor Resort - the course on which the 2010 Ryder Cup was played. 

Other lots include a round of golf for four at Bowood Golf Club and at Manor House Golf Club in Castle Combe.

Meanwhile, the top prize in the raffle is a round of golf for four on the Montgomerie course at Celtic Manor, designed and named after Ryder Cup winner Colin Montgomerie. 

And golfers will be invited to put their own skills to the test to win prizes: Players will be asked to Finish on a Fiver, or take part in the Long Putt Challenge or Basket Target Competition.

But perhaps the quirkiest challenge is the chance to whack balls at a Ford Ka, in a target competition arranged by motor dealer Pebley Beach, who will be parking the trade-in jalopy on the driving range. 

The firm - recently voted Garage of the Year at the AutoExpress Car of the Year Awards – will also be staging free ‘MOT clinics’ throughout the day, where players will be able to improve their golfing skills with the club’s resident professionals, Mike Walters and Ian Bolt.

Basset Down Golf Course was established by fourth generation dairy farmer Will Nutland and his wife Juliette in 2005. The nine-hole, 3,170-yard course is played over 100 acres of mature parkland, and a project to extend the course to 18 holes is underway. 

It is located half a mile south of Junction 16 (Wroughton) of the M4. 

Attendance at the event - including the demonstration by David Edwards - is free. All proceeds from the auction, raffle and competitions will be donated to Prospect Hospice. 

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