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American Golf Role For OCF Man

After announcing its partnership with the country’s only Services golf charity, the On Course Foundation (OCF), Europe’s largest  golf retailer, american golf, has revealed  that its first employment placement with the OCF is already underway at its Basingstoke store. 

Rick Webb, who was injured whilst serving in Afghanistan, joined the team in Basingstoke last month and has been working in store on  a part-time basis. 

He first became involved in the OCF - which supports the recovery of wounded injured and sick service personnel and veterans through the medium of golf - after hearing about a  visit by founder, John Simpson, to Headley Court, the armed forces’ dedicated rehabilitation centre. 

Speaking about his placement Rick said: “Over the last year, the OCF has helped me and my family no end. This placement with american golf is just the latest example of  the important work that the OCF does to support its members and give Servicemen  like me the opportunity to try different careers.”

Diane Greenland, the HR director at american golf added: “Rick has been an inspiration to everyone who has had the pleasure of meeting and working with him. The OCF plays an invaluable role in reshaping its members’ lives and we are really proud to be able to help them achieve their goals.”

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