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St Andrews Legacy using benefits of golf to support ill and injured veterans

EDM (Early Day Motion) 48: tabled on 17 October 2019

Tabled in the 2019-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House marks the outstanding contribution to motivating and inspiring ill and injured veterans made by Graham Proctor, founder and Chief Executive Officer of St Andrews Legacy; recognises the positive impact of golf on improving the mental and physical wellbeing of those taking part in the Legacy programme which includes the opportunity to spend time playing golf in St Andrews, the Home of Golf, as well as elsewhere in Scotland including Machrihanish Golf Club; notes the hard work and commitment shown by Graham Proctor to developing St Andrews Legacy and reaching out to almost 150 veterans from across the UK, USA, Canada and Australia since the charity began in 2013; and commends those who have supported St Andrews Legacy including Crail Golfing Society, The Duke's Course, Fairmont St Andrews, the University of St Andrews Ladies' Golf Club, Kingarrock Hickory Course, Royal Aberdeen, PGA Scotland, St Andrews Links and The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.