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Stonehaven Golf Club Championship

By Alex Russon / June 28, 2022

The halfway stage of the club championship has been reached with two familiar names peeking down from the top of the leaderboard. Two-time winner Kevin Riddell leads the way after consecutive 67s in windy weekend conditions and just two shots behind sits Craig Irvine, himself a six-time winner and scorer of the best round so […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club – Ladies Championship

By Alex Russon / June 21, 2022

The first club championship of the season was completed at the weekend, the Ladies Section doing battle over three rounds. Conditions for the first two rounds were pleasant but a punishing wind on Sunday buffeted the competitors big style on a very demanding afternoon. There were four players within five shots of the lead going […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club

By Alex Russon / June 12, 2022

The briefest of squints at last week’s scores indicate the contrasting conditions experienced in the two key Men’s events. Both competitions enjoyed sunshine but Wednesday’s light breeze gave way on Saturday to gusty winds resulting in a ten shot differential between the respective winning scores. Roy Gammack battled hard for his winning 64 at the […]

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Mearns FM Quiz Night

By Alex Russon / June 7, 2022

The guts of the Covid epidemic may be behind us but for many community organisations the financial consequences are not! Stonehaven based community radio station is one such charity, facing challenging times and looking to raise funds to ensure its ongoing service to the people of the town and beyond. To this end the station […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club

By Alex Russon / June 7, 2022

Attributing your golfing performance to the weather is something of a double edged sword. It’s fine in the winter, when your nett 75 is ‘accomplished’ with sleet slanting into you at right angles, the weather a readymade excuse. But what’s your alibi in conditions as splendid as those enjoyed last week? Cloudless blue skies, the […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club

By Alex Russon / May 30, 2022

It’s been a packed week of competition at SGC, the key events being the annual Texas Scramble and the culmination of the Handicap Trophy. In the case of the Scramble, it was a blessing having blue skies overhead after haar had blighted last year’s affair. It’s not easy showcasing your infamous views to visitors when […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club this week

By Alex Russon / May 16, 2022

Over £200 was raised for the Marie Curie charity this weekend as SGC members competed in Saturday’s Stableford event. The weather was superb leaving early starters to rue their selection of long legged breeks over shorts, cool air giving way to warm sunshine not long after breakfast time had passed.  Impressive scoring matched the impressive […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club this week

By Alex Russon / May 2, 2022

I smoked a big, fat Cuban cigar all the way from the 18th green to the clubhouse last Saturday morning. Having been first out at 7am, I’d just drained a thirty foot raker to complete a 63 which I felt would surely secure tournament victory. How wrong could I be, my afternoon subsequently spent watching […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club this week

By Alex Russon / April 25, 2022

Members of the Junior Section journeyed to Aboyne for a 6 hole Scramble last Sunday to compete against four clubs (Peterculter, Portlethen, Aboyne and Kemnay). They did so impeccably, triumphing over their opponents with each player contributing in style. Congratulations to Abigail Fenton, Oscar Wilson, Charlie Metelski, Fraser Skidmore and Daniel Moseley who represented our […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club this week

By Alex Russon / April 18, 2022

This weekend finds Stonehaven Golf Club hosting its annual Open Day, welcoming visitors looking to begin their respective golfing journeys. Allcomers are welcome from 11am – 1pm on Sunday April 24th and refreshments will be laid on as guests find out more about beginners’ coaching packages and the special membership offers available. It’s always a […]

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