Phil Latham's Captain's Page 2022
This year the Captain's Charity will be raising funds for Special
Phil Latham, Captain 2022
With my original captaincy of 2020 ruined by covid, and the
second lockdown in early 2021 upsetting a second years calendar of BUNGS
events, hopefully we can look forward to a full year of golf in 2022.
My chosen charity is Special Olympics GB, part of an international
network that provides sporting events for competitors with learning
difficulties. All monies raised will be donated to the North Staffs
region where local events are held at sporting facilities in the Stoke
My son James has been involved with Special Olympics since the
mid-nineties and he competed in the Toronto Winter games in 1997.
then he has been to South Carolina, various cities in the UK and
mainland Europe competing in Basketball and also track and field events.
Special Olympics strives to be a leader in driving societal change
and inclusion through the power of sport for people with learning
disabilities in Great Britain. I’ve seen James become a more confident
rounded person, holding down a job at a pottery, living independently in
his own flat, cooking and cleaning and building a social life in the
I hope that the funds we raise will help the next generation of
people with intellectual disabilities to grow their abilities through
sport to live a life as rich as James.
BUNGS Captain 2022