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 in excess of 300 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 midweek at top quality venues with a maximum field of 140 players, as well as a match-play event (50 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 2020 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

  • Mini Tour details and Updates and results

    GLASGOW GAILES 28th SEPT:This event has been oversubscribed, and in accordance with our rules a ballot has been conducted based on handicaps. There are 30 players on the reserve list, so if you can now no longer make this event please advise Ian Kerr asap.  All members have been advised.

    To view reserve list CLICK HERE

    Erskine: Home favourite Ronnie Clark (Erskine) had a blistering last round 64 (7 under par) to win the West of Scotland Open with a total of 137, 7 shots ahead of Derek Paton (Dunniker Park) in second place. In 3rd place, a shot further back were Stuart Mckendrick (Dunkeld & Birnam)  and Nicky Gold (Bonnyton).

    Ronnie also topped the Nett table on 141, 3 ahead of Gordon Scott (Cawder) in 2nd, with Stewart McKendrick and new member William McGuckin (Glenbervie) on 145.

    Super Seniors Scratch was won by 72 year old Godon Brown (Dumbarton) on 151, with Glyn Rees (Fleetwood) 2nd on 154. In handicap section Glyn captured top slot on 146 with Gordon 2nd on 147


    CSS Round 1 was 74.  CSS Round 2 was 73


    6th August: Our events will now be qualifying for handicap purposes, following update today from Scottish Golf. Strict conditions will require to be complied with and details will be issued to entrants along with draws.


    We are permitted now to hold our events but only as NON-QUALIFYING for handicaps, to comply with Government criteria. We can still enjoy competitive golf playing for vouchers. Full details updated on undenoted document, and email sent to all members today.


  • 2021 Fixtures

    The 2021 fixtures have been published and can be viewed by clicking on link below.

    There are 2 events with venues and dates to be confirmed, both Super Senior events. The Spring meeting which will be held in early April, and the Autumn Meeting which is provisionally booked at Liberton Golf Club.

    2021 Fixtures

    There will be a series of winter 18 hole stablefords held over Oct/Nov 2020 and March 2021. Details will be published as soon as possible.

     Super Seniors match v UK Senior Golf Association.

    2021 will see an inaugural Super Seniors match against the UK Seniors Golf Association.

    Full details on selection criteria etc, will be published early next year, prior to season commencing.


  • 2020 Spanish Seniors Festival

    2020 Spanish Seniors Festival

    AUGUST 2020: Due to uncertainties over COVID, we have decided to CANCEL this year;s proposed trip to Hacienda Del Alamo. All members who expressed an interest have been advised.

    Open article for full details


  • 2020 Winter Series

    2020 Winter Series

    3rd April: Congratulations to all the voucher winners from this year's curtailed winter series. Here's hoping we can get back to normal next year. Vouchers have been posted out today, although may take a little longer to get to you given the circumstances.

    To view list CLICK HERE


  • Committee Vacancy

    Committee Vacancy

    Ronnie Clark Co-opted to SSGS Committee.

    Further to the Constitution changes approved at last year's A.G.M., we have yet to receive any nomination for the newly created post of Communications Officer.

    A proposal from Ian Kerr, to replace the post of Communications Officer with the current Captain of the Scottish Seniors International Teams, providing he was a member of the S.S.G.S. , has met with unanimous Committee approval.

    This proposal is a further change to the Constitution and will be included on the agenda of the next A.G.M. for approval as and when restrictions allow this to be staged.

     Ronnie Clark, as the current Scottish Senior Captain, has accepted our invitation to fill this post.  It is our intention to co-opt Ronnie, with immediate effect,  until such times as the creation of this new post and in turn his appointment, can be  ratified by the membership.

    The Committee see this as positive step forward in the continuing evolvement of the Society and we look forward to Ronnie's input over the coming months.

    Keith Ross.


Scottish Seniors Golfing Society


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