Sir Ian Botham and Ronan Keating golf day for Leukaemia Research and Cancer Research UK

Cricket legend Sir Ian Botham joined forces with pop star Ronan Keating to host a number of celebrities to host a charity fund raising golf day for Leukaemia Researcg and Cancer Research UK

Sir Ian Botham and Ronan Keating with their fundraising pals at Archerfiled Links Golf Club

A host of celebrities and former sportsmen including Matt Dawson, Dennis Taylor and Rory Underwood, joined Sir Ian Botham and Ronan Keating for the pair's Charity Golf Classic at the exclusive Archerfield Links Golf Club in Scotland on 13th-14th September.

The event raised more than £90,000 for Beefy and Ronan's charities - Leukaemia Research and Cancer Research UK. Throughout the two days, golf was only interrupted by a Gala Dinner, Charity Auction and top-class entertainment. To find out more about Cancer Research UK visit

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Tom Clarke
Tom Clarke

Tom Clarke joined Golf Monthly as a sub editor in 2009 being promoted to content editor in 2012 and then senior content editor in 2014, before becoming Sports Digital Editor for the Sport Vertical within Future in 2022. Tom currently looks after all the digital products that Golf Monthly produce including Strategy and Content Planning for the website and social media - Tom also assists the Cycling, Football, Rugby and Marine titles at Future. Tom plays off 18 and lists Augusta National (name drop), Old Head and Le Touessrok as the favourite courses he has played. Tom is an avid viewer of all golf content with a particularly in depth knowledge of the pro tour.