Golf on the Brain
On 13thMarch 2008 Matt Latter at the age of 26, collapsed in a hairdressers subsequently having a major epileptic fit; a dramatic and harrowing event, not least for his flatmates who consequently missed an epic house party in Putney that evening, and a confused barber who remains unpaid. Within days Matt was shown MRI scans indicating a brain tumor sensitively described by the doctor as being “the size of a golf ball”. This was removed the next day in an “awake” operation during which the anesthetist was counseled by Matt on the correct approach to a defensive stroke when facing fast bowlers on sticky wickets.
Over the past couple of years Matt has undergone two more similar operations, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, one positive consequence of which being that the Royal Free Hospital Hampstead now fields a very strong 1st XI in NHS regional heats.
Having put a demanding law job in the City on hold, Matt embraced a temporary retirement pl... more
We have reached our target of £5,000!
In fact we have raised £5,160.75
and are still going strong
Brainless Golf Message Board
Johndonated £ 125.00
Good work for a great cause...
Good work for a great cause gents. I'd have limped round in as many strokes as all of you combined.
Lloyddonated £ 62.50
Great effort guys for a fan...
Great effort guys for a fantastic cause. Any of you fancy being my caddie this weekend?
Bendonated £ 125.00
From Patrick: "Well done al...
From Patrick: "Well done all- seen Ben's hands this morning, they bear witness to your efforts!"
2PSQM Golf Societydonated £ 150.00
From various members of Lam...
From various members of Lamberhurst Golf Club.
Vickidonated £ 125.00
An inspirational day's golf...
An inspirational day's golf, well done to all of you!