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June 25 2015


6-year-old plays 100 holes of golf to raise money for pediatric cancer

NORTON, Mass. - a 6-year-old Massachusetts boy has raised $25,000 regarding cancer study by simply playing 100 holes regarding golf in the single day throughout memory of the classmate who died of the disease.

Ryan McGuire, of Foxborough, completed the particular golf marathon Wednesday from MGA Hyperlinks at Mamantapett, any par-3 course in Norton.

Ryan played the actual 100 holes throughout memory of his kindergarten buddy, Danny Nickerson, whom died inside April of a rare along with inoperable form of pediatric mind cancer.

He got your idea to experience 100 holes associated with golfing because his mother, Cheryl, is the program director regarding golf Fights Cancer, the nonprofit organization that encourages golfers to attempt out and raise cash with regard to cancer-related charities.

Ryan tells the Sun Chronicle associated with Attleboro he "just wanted to do it pertaining to Danny."

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