If you are over the age of 50, and have a handicap index of 9.4 or less you will find that the society provides you with a great opportunity to keep a competitive edge to your game and allow you to mix with some of Scotland's top senior amateur golfers.
The Society, formed in 2007, is thriving and improving year on year. We play our competitions on some of Scotland's best courses and each year the core of the Scottish Golf Limited Scottish Senior team emerges from our Order of Merit.
Entry fees for competitions cover the fees for venues, the modest level of administration costs and prizes.
The current annual subscription is currently £25 although new members pay a first year subscription of £40 which includes a welcome pack.
HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER
To join the Scottish Seniors Golfing Society you need to complete our online application form. Once approved, you will be provided with Bank details to allow you to pay your joining fee direct into our Bank Account.
By completing the application form you are confirming that you have read and agree to our conditions of membership.
Non U.K. applicants.
We will require proof our your club membership and handicap index.
Assuming that your application is approved, you will be advised of our bank details to allow you to pay the initial joining fee. On receipt of payment you will be issued with a new members' pack.
CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP
Members agree to be bound by the constitution and rules of the Society.
Application for membership will be accepted from players aged 50 or over, members of recognised golf clubs and with a WHS handicap index not exceeding 9.4
Annual Subscriptions are due annually by 31st January.
Entries for all events will be open to players age 50 and above as at the starting date for the competition, except for Super Senior Events where the age limit is 65 and above.
Where a ballot requires to be introduced for an event due to maximum number of entries being received by closing date, then a ballot will be conducted. Ballot rules can be viewed on our website. Ballot rules.
The Committee will, at its discretion from time to time, adjust the maximum handicap permitted for new applicants.
Where an entrant is unable to take his place in an event, he must notify his withdrawal as soon as possible. Where an entrant fails to turn up without reasonable explanation, he may be subject to a period of suspension from future events at the discretion of the Committee. No entry fee will be refunded for any withdrawal within 7 days of the competition.
Standard of behaviour when at our host clubs must always respect the traditions of those clubs and be in line with the high standards expected of reputable and experienced senior amateur golfers.
WHAT DO YOU GET FOR YOUR SUBSCRIPTION ?
You are able to compete on some of Scotland's finest courses, prepared to a high standard, at a competitive price.
You are normally able to play a practice round at discounted rates.
In addition to "Gold" and "Bronze" medals for scratch and handicap winners, prize vouchers are also awarded across scratch and handicap and age categories at each event.