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Willett has once again selected Prostate Cancer UK

The 2016 Masters Tournament winner is a long-term advocate of Prostate Cancer UK and began his support of the charity after hearing of the inspiring work of fellow Yorkshireman John Brownless, who has raised money for the charity after being diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2004.

Willett’s support of the charity at last year’s Betfred British Masters helped raise £25,000 for Prostate Cancer UK, including a £19,000 donation from title sponsors Betfred after his performance at the four-time Ryder Cup host venue, with £1,000 donated for every birdie he made on the famous Brabazon Course.


£50,000 hole-in-one

Betfred have again pledged to donate £1,000 for every birdie and £2,000 for every eagle made by Willett this week. The tournament’s title sponsors will also donate £50,000 to Prostate Cancer UK on behalf of the first professional to record a hole-in-one on the famous par three 14th hole on the Brabazon Course – the same hole that Sir Nick Faldo famously made an ace at the 1993 Ryder Cup.

To find out more information about prostate cancer, please visit Prostate Cancer UK’s stand in the tournament village or scan the QR code on one of the many ‘Man of Men’ figures located around The Belfry. The Mega Putt Challenge and Chipping Challenge will also help raise funds for the charity this week.


About Prostate Cancer UK
  • Prostate Cancer UK has a simple ambition – to stop prostate cancer damaging the lives of men and their families.
  • · Investing into finding better treatments and tests that could save thousands of lives.
  • · Working with the NHS to make sure men get access to breakthrough tests and treatments.
  • · Spreading the word about who is at risk of prostate cancer, especially to those at higher risk.
  • · Supporting people dealing with prostate cancer and providing health information.
  • · Visit now to help beat this disease.

 @ProstateUK #MenWeAreWithYou


About Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men.
  • · More than 11,500 men die from prostate cancer in the UK each year – that’s one man every 45 minutes.
  • · More than 47,500 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year – that’s 129 men every day.
  • · 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. This raises to 1 in 4 for black men.
  • · Around 400,000 men are living with and after prostate cancer.
  • · A 30-second online risk checker is available at
  • · Prostate cancer mainly affects men over 50 and the risk increases with age. But the risk is higher for black men or men with a family history of prostate cancer, so they may wish to speak to their GP from age 45.
  • · Prostate cancer often has no symptoms so men shouldn’t wait to see changes before they act.
 Anyone with concerns about prostate cancer may contact Prostate Cancer UK’s Specialist Nurses in confidence on 0800 074 8383 or online via the Live Chat instant messaging service: The Specialist Nurse phone service is free to landlines and open from 9am to 8pm on Monday, 9am to 6pm on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 10am to 8pm on Wednesdays.