An Aberdeen guy is making plans a singular fundraising match to mark a yr since he used to be identified with most cancers.

Scott Anderson, who lives in Northfield, used to be rushed to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) on February 1 final yr after affected by chest pains.

And following a sequence of consultations and appointments,  he used to be advised he he had degree 4 most cancers, and had to get chemotherapy and radiotherapy remedy “once imaginable.”

Regardless of his analysis, the 60-year-old used to be decided to stay alongside of his favorite passion – golfing – and persevered taking part in at his favorite golf equipment at Craibstone Golfing Route in Bucksburn and Moray Golfing Membership in Lossiemouth.

He stated: “I began to lose a large number of weight and used to be taking a look in poor health, however I nonetheless performed golfing up to I may just.

“However my final two chemotherapy periods made me really feel very dangerous and I finished in clinic for 3 weeks.

“I had a meals tube in for every week, then one night time once I had performed six holes at golfing it fell out, and I used to be rushed again to clinic for 6 days.”

However, he saved up the game all the way through his surgical treatment, even hanging final out of 35 avid gamers in a single match in Lossiemouth.

Nevertheless it used to be his endurance which attracted reward from buddies and co-workers.

Mr Anderson has due to this fact made a excellent restoration, and is now feeling robust sufficient to start out a brand new undertaking. He needs to lift budget for ARI, and reinforce the stipulations of its wards, and plans to host a distinct golfing match to rejoice.

Scott Anderson out of doors Craibstone golfing membership

Mr Anderson stated: “I’m grateful for the clinic and the entire team of workers and for buying me thru this – I’ve no longer had the all-clear but, nevertheless it’s taking a look excellent.

“With this match, I can be elevating budget for each most cancers and Alzheimers charities, as my spouse suffers from dementia.”

Mr Anderson hopes the match will probably be dementia and disabled-friendly, after having earlier enjoy taking his spouse, Jeannie, on his travels to Lossiemouth and different golfing golf equipment for tournaments.

When taking part in golfing, Mr Anderson makes use of a specialized golfing buggy to assist his mobility problems

The charity festival will happen at Drumoig Golfing Resort on September 10, and can value round £100 for 2 rounds of golfing, and an evening’s lodging.

There may also be raffle prizes, due to a number of sponsors who’ve already signed as much as give a boost to Mr Anderson, together with Craibstone Golfing Route, Philip Fewkes-Golfing
and Royal and Superior clothes.

To sign up your passion within the charity golfing festival, electronic mail [email protected]

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