A charity golf day has helped raise £90,000 for three  charities.

The event, organised by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, raised £30,000 each for The Hospice of the Good Shepherd in Chester, the Teenage Cancer Trust and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

The event took place at Lingfield Park Marriott Hotel and Country Club in Surrey, with a total of 22 Bank of America vendors taking  part.

This week Graham Nisbet, head of technology at MBNA, and the Chester-based technology and operations team presented Phil Crawford of the hospice with a  cheque.

He said: “We are delighted to have helped raise such a significant amount of money for such a worthy local beneficiary.

“We hope this money makes life easier for the hospice, which relies heavily on funding donations such as this.”

Helen Atherton of MBNA was part of the committee who organised the event.

She added: “The Hospice of the Good Shepherd is a tremendous local charity; it’s one the Chester team has been supporting for around 13 years now. We’re absolutely delighted with the  amount raised and that is all thanks to the generosity of our golfing guests, who not only paid to take part, but participated in money-raising competitions on the course and a charity auction and raffle on the day.”

Phil Crawford, community fundraiser for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd, said: “We were amazed by this wonderful donation.

“Bank of America and MBNA have been fantastic supporters of the hospice over the years and it is donations like this that help us to continue providing care to those  who need us.”

The Hospice of the Good Shepherd serves people living within  the catchment area of Chester, rural Cheshire, Neston, Ellesmere Port and Deeside.