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Rugby Stars Tee Up Support for Voice of Rugby

Posted: 31st May 2017

voicegolf Chris PatersonScotland rugby legends Andy Irvine, Chris Paterson and Tony Stanger swapped the oval ball for golf at Blairgowrie.

They were supporting the annual Bill McLaren Foundation “Voice of Golf” event backed by Edinburgh business Carbon Financial Partners.

It was the latest Foundation event to attract support from Carbon.
Carbon managing director Gordon Wilson said: “As a Foundation business partner we were delighted to welcome some household names from the Scottish rugby scene to take part in another very successful golf day at Blairgowrie.
The Rosemount course was in fabulous condition and everyone enjoyed their day.”

Foundation chief executive and former Scotland player Alan Lawson said: “Our association with Carbon Financial Partners goes back many years and we are extremely grateful to Gordon Wilson and his team for their continuing sponsorship and support of our Golf Day at Blairgowrie Golf Club, to our annual dinner in Edinburgh and other events that we organise.

“Our relationship with a prominent business is so important to us as a small charity.”

The Foundation was established seven years ago in memory of renowned “Voice of Rugby” Bill McLaren.

The charity’s aim is to develop and promote rugby union and its values, to encourage and provide sporting opportunities for youngsters and to create a home for the Bill McLaren Archive.

Pictured: Four ball, from left: Scotland legend Chris Paterson, Frank Rooney, Carbon director Mark Christie and Miriam Rooney

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