Fixture Lists - Scottish Seniors

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The fixtures list  for 2023 will be published here as soon as finalised.

Prospective new members to the Society can play in one event (provided spaces available) prior to joining.

For Super Senior events only, non SSGS members can play in super seniors open, Super Seniors Massters and 1 other super senior event prior to joining the society. If you wish to play in more events, including our non-super senior events then society membership fees are applicable, annual subscription of £25 for existing members and £40 for new members must accompany 1st entry submitted. Maximum handicap for super senior events only is 15.4


All prizes earned will be paid by vouchers which have a 12-month validity. If vouchers are not presented to SSGS within this period, then they will be invalidated. In the event of ties, count back will apply to establish voucher winners. Members can only win one prize per event.


The draws for all events can be viewed via draw and results page.


Entries close 28 days prior to event at 12:00 noon.



Entry to all SSGS competitions will be via online entry form

Entries for each event close at midday 28 days prior to each event. If maximum field is exceeded at that time, then a ballot will be held, as per SSGS ballot procedures. Members unsuccessful in the ballot will be placed on a reserve list, in handicap order. Any entries received after closing date will be placed at bottom of reserve list on a first come basis, irrespective of handicap.

If maximum field has not been achieved at closing date, then entries will still be accepted on a first come basis until maximum field size is reached. Thereafter entries will be held on a reserve list based on date of receipt of entry.

Payment must be made at time of entry.. Payment will be via direct transfer into SSGS Bank account (our preferred method), with cheques or cash only accepted on an exceptional basis.

Match-Play eligibillty

To be eligible to play in the either the Main Match-Play or Super Seniors Match-Play entrants must be either born in Scotland, have a Scottish born parent, or have been permanently resident in Scotland for a period of not less than five years, and be a member of a recognised golf club.  In addition, you must not have played in a national closed competition nor have represented internationally a country other than Scotland. In the main match-play, all Competitors play 36 holes qualifying Stroke play and the top 32 gross players will qualify for the knockout stages. In the event of a tie for 32nd place there will be a countback based on last 18, 9, 6 and 3 holes failing which a hole by hole countback.
Qualifiers will be seeded in an automatic draw, also separated by countback.

The Super Seniors Matchplay Championship (Handicap basis) will run in conjunction with the main SSGS match-play event. Members aged 65 or over at 00.01 hours on the 1st day of the qualifying round may either restrict their involvement to trying to qualify for the Super Seniors Matchplay event only or they may enter for the main match-play event. If a Super Senior qualifies for the main match-play event he must play in that event. A Super Senior who does not qualify for the main event will be given the opportunity to play in the match-play stages of the Super Seniors event if he has qualified based on his net aggregate score.

In the Super Seniors Match-play, all Competitors play 36 holes qualifying Stroke play. Where necessary, a handicap ballot will reduce the field. The leading 8 net score qualifiers progress to the Matchplay stages which will be played on a full course handicap difference basis with a maximum allowed handicap index of Nine point 4 (9.4). In the event of a tie for 8th place there will be a countback based on last 18, 9, 6 and 3 holes failing which a hole by hole countback.
Qualifiers will be seeded in an automatic draw, also separated by countback.

President & Vice-Presidents Cup
The Presidents Cup is awarded to the player with the lowest Gross score.

The Vice-Presidents Cup is awarded to the player aged 65 and over with the lowest Gross score.


All successful entrants will be emailed 14 days prior to event, reminding them that they have entered event, and advising that draw will be conducted in 7 days. Any member who withdraws from event within this 7-day period will be eligible for refund of entry fee.

7 days prior to event draw will be conducted and sent to members. Any withdrawals after this date WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR REFUND OF ENTRY FEE, IRRESPECTIVE OF REASON.

2 days before event draw will be amended to incorporate any late withdrawals. Any changes to original tee times published will be kept to a minimum where possible.


Inter Area Team Championships

The 16 areas as defined by the Scottish Golf Limited may enter a team for this one round scratch stroke play event.

Each team will comprise of six players, at least four of whom must be age 55 or over on the competition date, the remainder of whom must be 50 or over on that date.

Five scores will count with the sixth being used in event of a tie. If still tied, there will be a countback of the 6th

List of entrants and draws for all competitions will also be available to view Draw and results page


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