GRANT: £250 boost for golfer Lauren

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Rugby golfer Lauren Taylor has been awarded a £250 donation from the Mars Refuel Drink Fund.

Lauren, 18, has been a keen golfer since she was 11 and has just taken up a golf scholarship to Baylor University in Texas.

She was the youngest ever winner of the British Ladies Amateur Open and in 2011 was presented with the BBC’s Young Sports Personality of the Year award.

The MARS REFUEL Drink Fund was set up to help individuals and clubs. Applications for support such as equipment, coaching, pitch time and travel expenses can be made online at

The MARS REFUEL Drink Fund, which runs until September 30 2012, has one Gold (£1,000), four Silver (£500) and eight Bronze (£250) awards to donate each month.

The fund is open to residents of, and clubs and organisations based in the UK and Republic of Ireland only. Applicants must be 13 years or over and only one application will be accepted per person, club or organisation.