Around $5000 raised at WRHS Charity Golf Day

Moree Volunteer Support Group held its annual Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) Charity Golf Day on Sunday, with 128 players attending the day.

The final figure of money raised is still yet to be determined, but it's believed it's currently sitting around $4500 to $5000. 

David Chomley, who was one of the organisers on the day, said the event was a massive success.

"We got $2000 just from the player fees, around $2000 from the raffles and around $500 for the rest of the events, haven't got the final figure yet," he said.

He said that money raised was an increase on last year.

"It was probably up about 25 percent, which given the drought and various other things is a not a bad effort," he said.

WHRS CEO Richard Jones also played on the day, which Chomley said was really good to see.

He also credited the quality of the golf course and the other events that were happening in Moree for the number of people who attended.

"We were probably aided by the rugby event the day before (Classic Wallabies), a lot of people in around town which helps," Chomley said.

"The course being in such good condition considering the drought probably helped.

"Everyone was very complimentary of the way course looked."

The money raised will now go to the local committee and will be combined with future events such as the picnic races, with the hope of raising around $10,000 to be donated to the helicopter service.

Chomley wanted to thank all the sponsors, including 2VM and the Moree Golf Club for all their support.