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Your chance to play golf with Carl Frampton in Oscar Knox Cup

By Claire Williamson

Fancy teeing off on the golf course with champion boxer Carl Frampton?

You have until 9pm tonight to bid for a place in Frampton's fourball at the Oscar Knox Cup 2016 charity golf day.

The annual golf tournament is in memory of Oscar Knox, the little boy from Mallusk, Co Antrim, who captured the hearts of people around the world as he fought a rare form of cancer.

Oscar died two years ago after a brave battle against high-risk neuroblastoma - a rare and aggressive childhood cancer.

He was diagnosed in November 2011 and his parents Stephen and Leona went public in a bid to raise awareness and funds for Oscar's care.

The fundraising drive helped cover the cost of taking Oscar to America for cutting-edge treatment not available in Northern Ireland.

The first event will take place on Friday September 9 at Fortwilliam Golf Club in Belfast.

There will be 18 holes of golf, a BBQ, auction and evening entertainment.

Carl Frampton was among Oscar's biggest supporters and he has joined forces with the event to make it even more special.

The two-weight world champion is auctioning three places in his fourball at the golf day.

So you and and your friends could be teeing off with Carl.

The auction running on both Facebook and Twitter - ends tonight (Monday August 29) at 9pm, so get bidding.

Also taking part will be fellow boxer Paddy Barnes, snooker player Mark Allen and local golf wonder-kid Tom McKibben who last year won the Under-12 World Junior Championships at Pinehurst in North Carolina.

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