Stars tee up at Nailcote thriller

Celebrities join golf pros as huge crowds enjoy a festival of golf

Nailcote Hall was the glorious setting for another thrilling Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. Big crowds enjoyed four days of excellent golf as the stars turned out in force, including former England rugby captain Mike Tindall, athletics star Kriss Akabusi, Harry Potter stars James and Oliver Phelps, Love Island’s Chris Hughes, former Scotland manager Gordon Strachan, BBC Sport presenter Dan Walker and ex-England rugby player Austin Healey. Golfing pros on show included 1991 Masters champion Ian Woosnam and rising star of the Ladies’ European Tour and LPGA Tour, Charley Hull. Notable victories included Irish football legend Steve Staunton and former Wolves legend Don Goodman winning the Celeb-Am titles, while Steven Tiley won his first title following a dramatic final day. Evening entertainment included a gala ball and player’s banquet with the proceeds of an auction going to charity.


1 Ola and James Jordan

2 Derek and Maria Redmond

3 Charley Hull

4 Tony and Astrid Jacklin

5 Dan Walker

6 Chris Hughes

7 Brian McFadden

8 William Roache

9 Jenni Falconer

10 Ollie and James Phelps