By Andrew Atkinson

Celebrities are to partake in the Willie Thorne Memorial Golf Day on July 9 at Old Thorns, Hampshire, to raise money for the 2020 Voice Cancer Charity of which he was Patron.

Former Villamartin based snooker star Thorne died in Torrevieja hospital in June 2020 from sepsis shock, aged 66, having undergone chemotherapy treatment for leukaemia.

Celebrities paying tribute include Sir Trevor Brooking, Matt Le Tissier, Razor Ruddock, Paul Jones, jockey Carl Llewellyn, and East Enders actor Matt Lapinskas.