LONDON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
British sporting legends and top TV personalities will gather at Stoke Park in Buckinghamshire on Wednesday 25th April 2012 for the annual Heroes National Celebrity Golf Day in support of the Help for Heroes charity.
Sam Torrance, Dean Ashton, Ian Wright and Jason Leonard are just a few of the great sporting names joining popular TV and radio presenters including Chris Evans, Max Rushden and Steve Rider.
For the first time all the action and scores for the day will be relayed in real-time on the web through the VPAR Live Golf Scoring system - enabling friends, family and fans alike to feel part of the event and follow every swing and putt.
"On the day players will enter their scores into special handheld scorepads. VPAR massively turns up the competitive heat at the event - enabling the celebrities to instantly check out their position, track their progress and see what's needed to get ahead. Everyone at home or work can also follow the thrills and action from the Heroes event as the scores are updated live on the web and on Twitter." Jason Stoop, MD VPAR Live Golf Scoring.
All proceeds for the event will directly benefit the lives of those who have given so much for the country. "The money and awareness raised from this event will make a huge difference to those wounded, injured or who have become sick in the line of duty and their families." Bryn Parry OBE, CEO and Co-founders of Help for Heroes.
For the full celebrity line up, pairings and live scores visit http://uk.vpar.com/live/heroesnational2012
For event commentary, celeb banter and more on Twitter follow #H4hgolf
VPAR Live Golf Scoring is the world's most powerful handheld real-time scoring and leaderboard experience - linking every player to the heart of the action. For more information visit: http://www.vpar.com. Or contact Phil Iley ,Tel +44-(0)20-7524-7804 Email: [email protected]
About Help for Heroes
Help for Heroes (H4H) was founded by Bryn and Emma Parry after a profoundly moving visit to Selly Oak Hospital in the summer of 2007. Bryn and Emma met some extraordinarily brave young people who had been badly wounded and they just wanted to do something to help. Website: http://www.helpforheroes.org.uk.