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

  • Super Seniors Open 4th & 5th August Strathmore G.C.

    Final Results:

    Bob Stewart (Tulliallan) won the Scottish Super Seniors Open (for players aged 65 and over), sponsored by McCrea Financial Services, at Strathmore adding 72 to his first round of 71 for an excellent one under par aggregate total of 143 and a 7 shot victory.

    Derek Sim (Grange) added a fine score of 73 to tie for second place with John Johnston (Royal Aberdeen) on 150. Derek also won the separate event for players over the age of 70 with Andrew Laird (Deeside) in second place.

    Keith Bruce (Edzell) was in fourth place on 151 with the defending champion, Gordon MacDonald (Glenbervie) in fifth place on 152.

    Bob is a former Scottish Senior champion and has won most of the Scottish Seniors Golfing Society titles. Competing for the first time in this event he has now added to his extensive collection of titles.

    The CSS for the day was 72.





    Round 1 Scores: After the first round at Strathmore today, Bob Stewart (Tulliallan) with a 71 (CSS 73) takes a 3 shot lead over John Johnston (Royal Aberdeen) into tomorrow's final round.

    In the handicap event Bob and John are tied with Net 70's.

    In the 70's and older section, Andrew Laird (Deeside) with a gross 75 has a 2 shot lead over Derek Sim (Grange G C).



  • Autumn Meeting Nairn Dunbar 25th August

    The initial draw has been conducted for the last of our main summer events, the Autumn meeting at Nairn Dunbar on 25th & 26th August.  This can be accessed via the Competitions page.

    Practice rounds are available on Wed 24t at cost of £15. Spaces may be limited, to book a time contact the Professional on 01667 453964

    We would remind members that the A.G.M. will take place on the Thursday night at approx. 6:00 p.m.

  • 2017 Fixture list

    To allow you to plan for next year's main summer events the 2017 fixture list can be opened by clicking on link below.  Full details of events and venues will be published early in 2017.





    Ian Brotherston, winner of the Scandanavian Seniors Open in 2015, narrowly fails to retain trophy.

    Ian finished a gallant 3rd in this year's event. We have no news where fellow SSGS member Keith Bruce finished in the singles although he and Ian also finished 3rd in doubles competition.

    Well done to Ian on a gallant defence of singles and to Keith and Ian on their doubles performance.

    From the picture below it seems Ian enjoyed better weather than we did at same time in Southerness.


    ibrotherston scandanaviaopen


  • South of Scotland Open 28th & 29th July 2016

    New member Stewart Henderson from Hamilton Golf Club wins South of Scotland Open by 4 shots from Lindsay Blair, Grangemouth, with excellent round of 70 and 67 (CSS's 74 & 73). Lindsay however wins handicap event.

    Full report wil lfollow.




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