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Stonehaven Golf Club

By Alex Russon / January 10, 2022

It’s the annual AGM at Stonehaven Golf Club this week, membership fees destined for discussion at some point. In an effort to assist members as they evaluate whether they get bang for their buck, I’m taking the trouble to share my 2021 statistics. Much of it doesn’t make for pretty reading but I’m prepared to […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club Hogmanay Hack

By Alex Russon / January 4, 2022

Stonehaven Golf Club’s Hogmanay Hack took place in splendidly benign conditions this year, okay, last year. For the uninitiated, it isn’t a coughing competition between senior members lined up outside the clubhouse, it’s our final golfing competition of the calendar year. Held on New Year’s Eve (obvs), this long held tradition enables members to blow […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club resume 2021

By Alex Russon / December 30, 2021

At the end of a major golfing tournament, the Open for example, a television production team will put together a montage of clips to summarise the week’s highlights. You know the sort of thing; a qualifier holing a raker to make the cut, the pre-tournament favourite fluffing his lines to miss it, the obligatory hole-in-one […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club this week

By Alex Russon / December 20, 2021

*Photo courtesy of Craig McKechnie  The wet weather played havoc with Stonehaven Golf Club’s Winter League this weekend. Competitors braved Saturday’s damp conditions but not all were able to complete their rounds, the klaxon signalling a premature end to several players’ enjoyment. Depending on which three hour window you set out to play your eighteen […]

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Substance Use Survey – applications invited!

By Alex Russon / December 17, 2021

In an effort to improve services locally for those struggling with substance use, Aberdeenshire Peer Support Service are carrying out a survey to gather the thoughts of those who are living with addiction, whether they have or haven’t accessed support services in the area. The survey has been devised and managed by people with a […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club

By Alex Russon / December 14, 2021

(photo by kind permission of Gordon Adamson) Check this out for a photograph! An absolute stunner from Gordon Adamson, looking out from Stonehaven Golf Club’s clubhouse last Saturday morning. For many reasons we’re blessed to be members of this club, not least for spectacular views like this to console us on those days when our […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club update

By Alex Russon / November 29, 2021

It’s that time of year when inclement weather bursts the bubble of many a weekend sporting plan. Winter time is tolerable if your bag is indoor bowls or pub darts but it doesn’t pay to be a golfer when hurricane strength winds are alternating with snow showers to ruin your fun. Sadly then, Stonehaven Golf […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club this week

By Alex Russon / November 22, 2021

There was some splendid scoring once again at Stonehaven Golf Club this week, the winter leagues continuing apace. There are several Graemes at the club and between them they found it necessary to reduce the course to ribbons; Graeme Docherty winning the singles,  Graeme Adamson the doubles ( alongside Willie Pittendreigh) with Graeme McFarlane & Neil […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club – winter league

By Alex Russon / November 15, 2021

Stonehaven Golf Club’s winter league is up and running, a hundred or so competitors booked in for the long season sprawled out ahead of them. There are three men’s competitions; a scratch doubles, a nett doubles and a Stableford singles. Players post their scores every weekend, their best ten contributions by season’s end going forward […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club – The Smoker

By Alex Russon / November 7, 2021

This weekend saw Stonehaven Golf Club’s annual prize giving ceremony, aka ‘The Smoker’. Seventy or so good men and true were in attendance and a fine night was had by all to round off another splendid year at the club. Never let the commitment of SGC’s members be called into question. With Covid putting paid […]

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