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9th August:  Onestop Group west of Scotland Open results.

This week's event at Irvine Golf Club was played in unusually hot and sunny weather and the course was presented in excellent condition.

In a close finish, the winner was George Robertson from the host club with rounds of 67,74 for 141. Closely followed in 2nd place on the better 2nd round by Stewart Henderson (Hamilton) on 143, and in 3rd place Alistair Belford (Prestwick St Nicholas) also on 143.

In the handicap section, the winner was Alistair Belford with a net 141, followed in 2nd place on the better 2nd round by Andrew Campbell (Murcar) on 142, and in 3rd place Scott Michie (Kinross) also on 142.

Thank you to Irvine Golf Club for hosting the event - much appreciated by all our members.

Thank you also to our member Robert Jenkins of Onestop Group for sponsoring the event.

Congratulations to George and Alistair, and to all the voucher winners!

To view full results and voucher winners, go to Competitions Page,draw and results.

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29th July:  Stewart Henderson wins South of Scotland Open

Stewart Henderson (Hamilton) emerged the winner after 2 days play at Dumfries and County Golf Club. Stewart’s total of 138 was 2 shots clear of Scott Michie (Kinross). Tied for 3rd place on 141 were John Fraser (Royal Burgess), George Barrie (Callander), Tom McLevy (Blairgowrie) and James Graham (Lochmaben).


Denis McQuade (Glenbervie) edged out Scott Michie by way of countback for the best net score on 136.  Stewart Henderson and Keith Ross (Beith G C) were tied 3rd on 138.

The course was presented in excellent conditions, although the speedy tricky greens posed a stiff test.

For full results see our competition page, draw and results.

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John Mathers (Haggs Castle) wins Match Play.  Ricky Gray (Caprington) wins Super Seniors Match Play.


JOHN MATHERS  wins Matchplay.

In a battle of the John's. John Mathers overcame John Fraser (Royal Burgess Golf Society) in a closely fought final at Strathmore, winning at the 1st extra hole. The match was keenly contested throughout and both players produced golf of a high standard. John is pictured below accepting the trophy from Society President George Rodaks.




In the Super Seniors final, which also went to 1st extra hole, Ricky Gray fought back to defeat current holder  George Rodaks (Dunfermline Pitreavie) . Ricky is pictured below receiving the trophy from George (we know how to rub salt in the wounds George).

Congratulations to both winners and commiserations to John Fraser and George.


Strathmore was in excellent condition for the week, and our thanks go to all the staff at the Centre for making us most welcome, as well as a thank you to all the players who participated in the week.

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CENTRAL SCOTLAND OPEN - STIRLING GOLF CLUB - WED&THUR 22/23rd JUNE


Stirling G C was presented in excellent condition for our Central Scotland Open, which was played over 2 days of fine sunny weather,although a challenging breeze was in evidence.

At the end of 2 days John Mathers (Haggs Castle G C) emerged the winner with a 2 round total of 2 under par 142. In joint 2nd place on 144 were Maurice Lindsay (Grange & Broughty G C) and Gordon Grimmer (Nigg Bay G C).

In the handicap section, local player, and Committee member,  Alex Hogg (Stirling G C) had a comfortable win by 7 shots with a 2 round total of 135, 9 under par. In joint 2nd place on 142 were George Johnston (Dalmahoy G C) and Steve Jamieson (Forrester Park G C).

In the Super Seniors, the gross winner was Laurie Chancellor (Inverness G C) on 145, with David Imrie (Lundin G C) in 2nd place on 148 and William Irvine (Lanark G C) 3rd on 151.

Alex Hogg also won the Super Seniors Handicap section, with William Irvine and Laurie Chancellor tied in 2nd place.

Full results can be viewed in our Competitions Tab, under Draw and Results section.

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26th May

SSGS TOUR 2022 - PRESIDENT'S CUP, MONTROSE GC, MAY 19th/20th 2022

This year's event was held at Montrose GC last week in sunny, cool and windy conditions. The course was presented in good condition and the clubhouse staff looked after us with great food. All players were very positive about the venue.
On completion of both rounds, 3 players jumped ahead of the field with Ronnie Clark, Erskine GC, winning the President's Cup with rounds of 72, 71 for a 143 total. Paul Moultrie, Royal Troon GC, was a shot back on 144, with Keith Reilly, Silverknowes GC, in 3rd on 145.
In the handicap section, Keith Reilly led the way with a net total of 143, with William MacLeman, Moray GC, in 2nd place on 145 with the better 2nd round from Jim Devaney, Clydebank & District GC, in 3rd place.

The Vice-Presidents Cup is also awarded for the lowest gross core by a Super Senior player and this was won by Ian Brotherston (Dumfries & County), with scores of 73 & 78 for a total 151.
On the Thursday evening players joined Ronnie Clark, our Chairman and Ian Johnston, our Secretary, in the clubhouse for the presentation of prizes for the 2021 Tour. Stewart Henderson, Hamilton GC, who topped our 2021 Order of Merit, thanked everyone involved in running the SSGS Tour, congratulated all the other winners and looked forward to the rest of the 2022 Tour.
All trophies are now at the engravers and should be available to return to trophy winners from the Central Open at Stirling GC on June 22nd/23rd. 2021 Medals will also be distributed.
Congratulations to Ronnie Clark on winning the President's Cup, Ian on winning teh Vice-Presidents Cup and to all vouchers winners!

Results from Montrose available on our Competitions tab.


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13th MAY - MATCHPLAY RESULTS

Last year's Matchplay events concluded this week at Alloa GC on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th May.  At the end of the 2 days, Stewart Henderson (Hamilton G C)emerged the winner, narrowly defeating Ian Ross (Alloa G C) 1 up in a keenly contested final. Earlier in the morning of the 13th Stewart overcame Lindsay Blair (Grangemouth G C) and Ian defeated Ricard Moffat (Turnhouse G C) in their semi finals.

In the Super Seniors final, Brian Kidd (Panmure G C) overcame current holder Denis McQuade (Glenbervie G C)

For 2021 Matchplay voucher winners  CLICK HERE


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29th April 2022: 

The Super Seniors Spring Meeting, the first of the season, was held at Tulliallan Golf Club on Wednesday & Thursday this week. The course was in excellent condition and all 53 players enjoyed the experience, but judging by the scores, some more than others.


After the 2 rounds, LINDSAY BLAIR (Grangemouth G C) emerged the winner of the scratch competition with an excellent 2 round total of 142 (73 & 69) pipping John Fraser (Royal Burgess G C) by 3 shots. Jim McArthur (Crail Golfing Society) was in 3rd place a further 6 shots back.


In the handicap event, the same pairing took 1st and 2nd places with net scores of 142 and 145 respectively.  There were 3 players who finished on 145, but John’s better last round edged out  Keith McAllister (Northumberland Golf Club), with Keith Ross (Glasgow Golf Club) taking 4th slot due to Keith’s better inward half.


Full results can be viewed on Competitions Tab, under draw and results.

Updated Super Senior Order of Merit standings can be viewed in the OOM Tab.

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23rd April 2022:  SPRING MEETING REPORT

It was good to get the season started with a successful event at Moray G C with a full field competing over the 2 days. Like many courses Moray G C has experienced some issues with the condition of the course in addition to the pipe work being undertaken by the Air Force base, but I'm sure everyone enjoyed getting our tour up and running and meeting up with friends again after 2 challenging years.


Congratulations to our Chairman, Ronnie Clark on winning our first 2022 event with rounds of 68,69, closely followed a shot back by Stewart Henderson and Bryan Innes on 138. In the Handicap Section, Alan White won on countback with a 139 total followed by George Paterson and Bryan Innes.


Best round of the event was Greg Mackie with a 4-under par 65 in round 2!


Thank you to everyone for supporting our first event and look forward to a successful season.


Congratulations to all the vouchers winners - they will be available for collection at Murcar.


Full results and voucher winners can be viewed in Competitions Tab under draw and results

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8th April 2022Winter Stableford events   

We held another successful series of 18 hole stableford events in March & April, only losing 1 event at Stirling due to the weather.  111 members played in at least 1event, and we hope you all enjoyed the events.

Full results for each event, as well as final Order of Merit positions, and list of voucher winners see the Winter Events page under Competitions tab.


The winner of the OOM where the best 2 from 4 events were counted, was Ewan Robertson (Stirling Golf Club) with Kenny Harrison (Moray Golf Club) in 2nd place and Gordon Grimmer (Nigg Bay Golf Club) in 3rd spot.

We will be looking to hold again next year, and will try and expand the number of events.

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8th April 2022: THISTLE WINDOWS NORTH OF SCOTLAND OPEN - MURCAR GOLF CLUB - 5/6TH MAY


Closing date was yesterday at 12:00 noon and at that time we had received 133 entries for the 129 spaces. As a result a ballot has been carried out in accordance with our ballot rules. The list of successful entries, and those on reserve list can be viewed under Competitions, Draw and results page on the website. 

If you  no longer can make this event please contact us asap so that your space can be allocated to a member on the reserve list.



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16th FEB 2022:

Cardross Golf Club has been confirmed for our Autumn meeting on 25/26th August. That now completes the schedule for the year. Updated fixture list can be viewed on Fixtures list page

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2021 Order Of Merits


Winners of the various OOM competitions for 2021 are as follows.

Whilst the knockout stages of the matchplay are still to be concluded, only the winner of the  MAIN SCRATCH OOM remains outstanding. All other OOM leaders can not be caught.

SCRATCH OOM:   Between Stewart Henderson (Hamilton) & Paul Moutrie (Royal Troon). Will be decided on completion of Matchplay.

NETT OOM:  Nick Robson (Royal Aberdeen)

SUPER SENIORS SCRATCH:  John A Fraser (Royal Burgess)

SUPER SENIORS NETT OOM:  Stephen Ellis (Fortrose & Rosemarkie).

Congratulations to all winners

For full details and tables CLICK HERE

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INTER AREA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021


RENFREWSHIRE  (on their 1st appearance in the event) win the Seniors Area Team Championships at Glasgow Gailes with a combined score of 365. Perth & Kinross were in 2nd place on 371with Fife 3rd on 375.


Picture of winning team of Ronnie Clark,Kenny Fairbrother, Alan Kelly, Jim Smart and Bryan Adam. George Crawford completed the team but had to leave before the picture was taken.


Kenny Fairbrother returned best individual score with a 1 under par 70, with Ronnie Clark and George Barrie (Stirlingshire) a shot back in tied 2nd place.


For Team Scores             CLICK HERE

For Area Placings            CLICK HERE

For Individual scores      CLICK HERE




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