Apr 8th, 2020
Fleetwood's caddy raises cash for fellow bagmen
Ian Finnis hits £10k target in four hours
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Tommy Fleetwood's caddy Ian Finnis took to social media to raise some money for his fellow caddies who are struggling as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Offering 1,000 tickets at £10 each for a variety of prizes remarkably he sold out in just four hours. He is now running another draw with some impressive prizes.
Finnis who has been on Fleetwood's bag since 2016 posted on Twitter that he was selling tickets for a draw with prizes including flags from Europe's Ryder Cup team, a hat autographed by Fleetwood and tournament caddie bibs.
Within four hours, Finnis was back online, saying that the target had already been reached.
"Please no more donations," he wrote. "Unreal from the golf world 1,000 tickets sold in four hours, £10k donations!!! Was expecting it to take a lot longer!!! Thank you to all that donated."
The caddy sold tickets via a GoFundMe Page on which he says "Some caddies will really be feeling this, with families and possibly no wages for three months so auctioning what I can to help them out."
Finnis is now running another draw for Masters week with the first prize a 2019 flag signed by Tiger Woods. There are to be more prizes added so do go to the GoFundme page HERE
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