Former Wife Of Bob Willis Helps Organise Wimbledon Golf Charity Event

Prostate Cancer UK event takes place at Wimbledon Common Golf Club

Juliet Willis and Martin Finn

The former wife of England cricketer Bob Willis, who died of prostate cancer two years ago, is helping organise a fundraising day for Prostate Cancer UK at Wimbledon Common Golf Club.


Juliet Willis is helping Martin Finn with the Prostate Cancer Awareness Golf Day. Martin, who has been both Chairman and Men’s Captain of the golf club, is currently receiving treatment for prostate cancer.


Bob WillisThe duo are hoping that up to 80 players will enter the golf day at Wimbledon Common Golf Club on Friday October 1.


Extra funds will be raised through sponsorship from the local estate agent, Robert Holmes, and by organising fun activities on the course as well as holding a raffle and auction. If you can help, contact or 020 8946 7571. 


Former England captain Willis (pictured right in his playing days), who played 90 tests for his country and went on to a career in broadcasting, died at the age of 70 at Parkside Hospital in Wimbledon in 2019.


Today prostate is the most common cancer in the UK, with one man dying of prostate cancer every 45 minutes. Juliet and Martin aim to raise awareness of this cancer, encourage men to get a regular PSA blood test and, at the same time, increase investment into research with Prostate Cancer UK.

September 12, 2021