The club in northern Victoria is hosting their day to honour Jarrod’s legacy on Saturday 20 August and the enthusiasm from the local community has been such that morning and afternoon fields (with shotgun starts) are required to meet the demand.
As a result, the club is confident that it can raise more than $20,000 for Challenge – a charity which raises money to support kids with cancer – via donating every player’s entrance fee, selling yellow merchandise and hosting an auction.
“Most people at Shepparton knew Jarrod personally or knew of him so this day means a lot to us,” former photographer, friend of the Lyle family and Shepparton Golf Club member Ray Sizer said.
“The club would be pretty proud to break the record. It’s amazing how much yellow merchandise the members have purchased over the last few years, it’s around 3000 to 4000 pieces of merchandise and we…