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Rugby legend Davies saddened by death of golf pro friend

Welsh rugby legend Jonathan Davies OBE has paid tribute to Langland Bay Golf Club’s Mark Evans after the popular golf pro died following a battle with bowel cancer.

Welsh rugby legend Jonathan Davies OBE has paid tribute to Langland Bay Golf Club’s Mark Evans after the popular golf pro died following a battle with bowel cancer.

Evans, 55, from Burry Port, became a fully qualified Level 3 Professional in 1981 and had worked at Langland Bay for 20 years following spells at Pontardawe, Glynhir and Fairwood Park golf clubs. “Lost a great mate today, puts everything into perspective,” Davies tweeted. “RIP Mark Evans pro @Langland1.

Will miss you mate. #onelifeliveit.” Evans, who was in work as recently as ten days before his death, had been fighting the disease for a year and had undergone chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments. He leaves behind wife Sheril and three sons: Ashley, Dean and Adam.

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