Richard Docherty should have been defending the Bearsden club championship today.
Instead, the 22-year-old will be trying to capture the Scottish Amateur Championship crown at Royal Dornoch. It's not a bad consolation prize, is it?
Docherty, who has also relinquished his Dumbartonshire County Matchplay title this week because he has been making purposeful strides up here in the Highlands, booked a 36-hole showdown with the former Scottish Boys' champion Grant Forrest after a battling two-hole victory over Bryan Fotheringham in yesterday's last-four encounter.
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