Formed in November 2006, the Society is the brainchild of former amateur internationalist, Gordon MacDonald. It was formed to meet a significant demand
for high level competition for senior amateur golfers still keen to test their games at a high level.

SSGS has surpassed expectations in terms of what it has achieved since 2006, particularly at a time when golf is struggling to maintain levels of
active participation. The standard of golf is high with many former Walker Cup and Scottish internationalists involved. We have 250 members and all the
events take place in a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere on very good courses.

We run a programme of events for players aged 50 and over with handicaps of 9.4 or less. These are principally 36 hole events played on Thursdays and
Fridays at top quality venues with a maximum field of 140 players, as well as a match-play event (55 years and above) and an inter-county team event. In
addition, we also run a limited series of 18 hole competitions over the winter period. Full details of our 2016 fixtures can be accessed via the
“Competitions” tab above.

By utilising the various links above you will be able to find all the relevant information about the Society, how to become a member and enter our
various events.


Latest News

  • 2018 Spanish Seniors Festival

    2018 Spanish Seniors Festival

    Monday 22nd October:

    After Sunday’s practice round, where the Captains team (Drew’s) narrowly defeated the Past Captains (Gordon’s) team the Festival started in earnest today with the first round in the pairs competition.

    Glorious sunshine and fine weather with temperatures in the mid to high 20’s, produced some sparkling golf.  Leaders after round 1 are Rob Craw and Allan Hogg who top both the scratch and Net leader board with a score of 66/63.0.  In second place in the scratch are Nick Robson and Andy Campbell 4 shots adrift on 70.  In 3rd place are Stuart Drysdale and Les Pirie on 72.

    In the handicap section, local pairing of Phil Browne and Dave Marriot and only 0.5 behind, with 3rd place being held by Alan Harrington and Steven Connolly on 64.0

    Tomorrow sees the first round of the Singles Competition, and with the forecast for the week promising even warmer weather we are sure the scores will match.


    NET Doubles Scores


  • 2018/19 Winter Series

    2018/19 Winter Series

    5th October: 

    The first of this year’s winter events was played at Strathmore Golf Centre on Friday 4th October in glorious sunshine. The course was in excellent condition and the deceptively fast green needing plenty of attention.

    There was a tie on 39 points between Derek Murphy (2) Kinross and Stuart McKendrick (scr) Dunkeld, Stuart having four birdies on the back 9 and Derek making his score with only 2 bogeys, 2 birdies and the rest pars.

    Kevin McCarthur (2) St Andrews was a point behind on 38 points with a costly no score at the 1st hole.

    Senior Moment of the year, 2 well known Stirlingshire electricians made the journey to Strathmore on Thursday 3rd.

    39 points Derek Murphy, Stuart McKendrick

    38 points Kevin McCarthur

    37 Points Allister Raphael, Tom McLevie

    36 points Roy Farquhar, Norman Dyce, David Logie

    35 points Bob Robertson, Rob Craw

    33 points Drew Wilson, George Rodaks, Lindsay Clark, Colin Halcrow

    32 points Jalil Aman, Pat McErlean, Bob Thomson, David Taylor, David Halkerston

    31 points George Barrie, Ian Gourlay, Neish Chisholm, Stuart Drysdale

    30 points Keith Bruce, Neil McGarva

    29 points Jim Watt

    28 points Brian Aiken, Bill Erskine

    27 points Bill Barclay

    25 points Colin Mavor

  • Inter Area Team Championships 2018

    Inter Area Team Championships 2018

    Perth & Kinross emerge winners in the 2018 Seniors Area Team Cahmpionships, which were held at Stranraer Golf Club . 

    Their winning team score of 374 gave them a 4 shot margin over second placed host area, the South. 

    3 teams finished on 381 (Lothians, Fife & Glasgow) with Lothians claimimg Bronze Medal slot due to their 6th score of 79, against 83 for Fife and 84 for Glasgow.

    Dumbarton were 6th on 386.

    Perth & Kinross Team comprised Stuart McKendrick (Dunkeld), Scott Michie (Kinross), Dave Logie (Craigiehill), Tom McLevy (Blairgowrie), Norman Dyce (Strathmore) & Mark Williamson (Dunkeld).



    The winning Perth & Kinross Team are pictured below.

    perth winning team 2018 



  • Super Seniors Autumn Meeting 2018

    Super Seniors Autumn Meeting 2018

    The final Super Seniors events was held at Ladybank Golf Club over the 6th & 7th September. The course was presented in it's usual excellent condition, and the 38 players who participated had a challenging but enjoyable couple of days.

    In a close finish on the scratch, early leader Derek Murphy (Kinross), (who made a welcome return to the Seniors circuit)  pipped Jim Watt (Edzell ) by 1 shot. Derek finishing on 145.

    In the handicap section Jim reversed positions with Derek, Jim's Net 140 winning by 1.


    CSS for day 1 was 70 and for day 2 72

    Click Here for GROSS SCORES

    Click here for NETT SCORES

    List of prize winners see below:

    Derek Murphy - £50
    Colin Halcrow - £40
    John Johnston- £40
    Jim Watt - £50
    Alan Ross - £40
    Billy Wallace - £15
    Alan Harrington- £15

  • 2018 Finals Day

    Due to circumstances outside our control, the date for the Finals Day at Blairgowrie has been moved from Friday 14th September, to THURSDAY 13th SEPTEMBER.

    The top 30 players in the Order of Merit after the Autumn meeting have been contacted by email advising the change. 

Scottish Seniors Golfing Society


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