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.
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.
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]