Peter was one of the famous faces showcasing their golfing talent this month, at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship 2017. The annual event sees professional and amateur golfers as well as celebrities take on the famous Cromwell Course at Nailcote Hall in Warwickshire.
England’s most capped player took to the course during the opening day’s Celeb-Am where he represented the McCain Foods team finishing his round with a score of +18.
He also played in the Pro-Am event where he played alongside European Tour winner Peter Fowler and three-time European Senior Tour winner Gary Wolstenholme MBE.
Having played at the event many times before the former Nottingham Forest, Leicester City and Southampton goalkeeper delighted spectators as he tackled one of the country’s most prestigious par 3 courses.
Other stars involved during the week included: former England rugby captain Mike Tindall MBE, 1992 Formula One World Champion Nigel Mansell, Premier League legends Robbie Fowler and Andrew Cole, Harry Potter stars James and Oliver Phelps, BBC news and sport presenter Dan Walker and Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman.
Peter and his wife Steph enjoyed the entire week which also included several celebrity dinners where much needed funds were raised for the charity Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People who care for children suffering with life threatening and life limiting illnesses.
Peter Shilton and Steffi Shilton held a fantastic celebrity golf day at Essex Golf and Country Club on Monday 15th May raising an amazing £4,000 for St Helena Hospice.
Steffi told us the following about the day:
It proved to be an amazing success. The following celebrities arrived bright and early to play golf and support our day:
Peter Shilton OBE
Sir Trevor Brooking
Jess Conrad OBE
John H Stracey
Teams gathered for breakfast. After the golf, they were entertained by Alison Jennings the Jazz singer and presentations sponsored by Smartcaddy. We also run a nearest the pin competition, the winner won a magnum of expensive Champagne.
The gala dinner in the evening was a complete sell out we had to close bookings several weeks before. Cllr Kevin Bentley and I hosted the evening. John Peirce top Welsh tenor sang as a singing waiter, there was a Rat Pack Show (Tony James, Joe Fryd and John H Stracey) then Peter gave after dinner stories from his amazing career which I finished by singing a few numbers.
Steffi and Pete also wish to raise the point that playing golf promotes great fitness, wellbeing and is a highly sociable game. They also promote the sport for the retired and seniors.
England and Leicester City legend Peter Shilton OBE was present at the King Power Stadium for one of the biggest nights in the club’s history, as they advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time.
Peter was interviewed by broadcaster BT Sport at pitch side level, giving his thoughts on Leicester’s chances before the historic game.
Having trailed Spanish side Sevilla 2-1 from the first leg, Leicester managed to defeat the visitors 2-0, goals from Wes Morgan and Marc Albrighton ensuring safe passage to the last eight and a 3-2 victory on aggregate.
Following the thrilling game, Peter was invited into the home dressing room to continue the celebrations. He met the victorious players, including current Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and his father, former Manchester United keeper Peter Schmeichel.
Born and bred in Leicester, Peter began his illustrious goalkeeping career at City in 1966, making 286 appearances and even managing a solitary goal. Later in his career he had significant stints at the likes of Nottingham Forest, Southampton and Derby County, and remains England’s most capped player ever, with 125 caps, finishing his playing career in 1997, 31 years after it began.
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