Golf and boxing mix it up


This Saturday, Stonehaven Golf Club gets involved in another sport.

In association with the Granite City Boxing Club, the Golf Club are to host a night of amateur boxing in the town hall.

With 150 members, guests and sponsors all attending it will undoubtedly be a great night.

Granite City boxers will take on fighters from various clubs around Scotland with bouts involving their youths’ section right up to young adults.

Local boxers Jamie Smith - who last year won a Scottish silver medal (pictured with some auction items) - and Luke Armstrong will be encouraged all the way to provide home victories for their club.

Main organiser for the Golf Club, vice-captain Bert Butchart, praised the main Stonehaven sponsors: the Station Hotel, Stonehaven Joinery, Groundwater Lift Truck, McHardy Butchers, Brickfield motors and Carpet Design for all their support to enable him to run the event.

In addition to the boxing, an auction will be held and the club has got its hands on some great eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao memorabilia.

Voted the fighter of the decade in the 2000s, the items - including signed gloves and pictures - will be much sought after on the

Kevin Riddell and Ross McAllan had the best gross in a much reduced field at the weekend with a 62 also producing the best Nett with a 58.

Iain Taylor’s 38 stableford points took the best score in the singles.

‘Justin Bounds’