Bulls & Bears tee off for Cottage


A big thanks to Cottage Ambassador Alan Harrison and his co convenor and organiser Geoff Counsel from the Bulls & Bears Golf Group on staging another hugely successful Golf Day at Flinders Golf Club, held on Friday 3rd March, 2023. Thank you also to the loyal supporters of this annual event, with more than 100 people taking part this year with 96 hitting the fairways and a few meeting on the 19th hole for lunch and the all important fundraising for Cottage by the Sea.

Alan says the biggest satisfaction he gets as a Cottage Ambassador and organising this great day is knowing how the money raised will “put a smile on the kids’ faces” that come to Cottage and the “positive impact it will have on children and their families”.

The 2023 Cottage by the Sea Golf Day raised more than $35,000. This takes the total money donated to Cottage in the 18 years the Bulls & Bears Golf Group has been donating to Cottage to nearly $500,000. Wow! That’s a lot of golf balls and a lot of kids who have benefited, thanks to the efforts of the Bulls & Bears Golf Group.

“It takes a lot of people to make it successful, like the 50-60 disciples who come in year-in-year-out who make up the inner sanctum of the Bull and Bears,” said Alan. “We’ve also got terrific sponsors who support us every year like the Flinders Hotel, who sponsor the drink’s cart and the Geelong Football Club bring a group every year.”

The Bulls & Bears Golf Group helped contribute to our Giving Day tally and everyone involved is looking forward to another great Cottage by the Sea Golf Day next year.