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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 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

  • Death of Ian W R Smith

    It is with sadness that we have to report the death of  SSGS member Ian W R Smith from Gullane. Ian was aged 54 and died suddenly after a short illness. Our condolences  go to his family and friends at this time.

  • Super Seniors International Masters 2020

    The inaugural Scottish Super Seniors International Masters Event will be held at Scotscraig Golf Club from 15TH TO 17TH April 2020

    Currently there is no 54-hole Open Super Seniors tournament in Scotland and at the request of our membership we have included the inaugural Super Seniors International Masters on our 2020 fixture list.

    The 54-hole event is open to all aged 65 or over on first day of competition. Field size is limited to 120. Handicap limit 12.4

    Entry fee is £90 and closing date is 1st March 2020.

    For full details, CLICK HERE

     

     

  • 2020 Fixtures update

    6th Oct 2019:

    The 2020 fixtures have been published and can be viewed by clicking on link below.

    Super Seniors fixtures have now been finalised. Venue for the Area Team Championships in September will be updated as soon as possible.

    Entry forms for all 2020 events will be published within the next month (by end November at latest).

    FIXTURES

    There will be a series of pre-season 18 hole stablefords organised for early in 2020. The first of these will be at Stirling Golf Club on Friday 28th February, prior to the Annual Dinner and Prize-Giving. Thereafter another 4/5 events will be held before the main season commences. Further details in early course.

     Super Seniors match v UK Senior Golf Association.

    2020 will see an inaugural Super Seniors match against the UK Seniors Golf Association.

    Open full article for details

     

  • Annual Dinner and Prizegiving 2020


     

    Our NinthAnnual Dinner will be held at Stirling Golf Club on Friday 28th February 2020 at 6.30pm for 7pm prompt start.

    The Dinner will include the annual presentation of prizes and wives and partners are most welcome to attend.

    Numbers are limited to 90 guests with places available on a first come, first served basis. The dress code is jacket collar and tie for gents and at the lady’s discretion.

    Our guest speaker will be Mr Campbell Elliot, Golf professionla and renowned after dinner speaker. Campbell is Head Professionla at Haggs Castle Golf Club in Glasgow, and is an ex Scottish Amateur Internationalist, and after turning professional was Captain of the PGA Scotland.

    Tickets are £30.00 per person. Demand is expected to be high so please contact Alex Hogg at thehoggfamily@btinternet.com  with your reservations.

    Payments should thereafter go to Ian Kerr at PO Box 19610, Johnstone PA5 5AQ with a note of the names being paid for. Payment can also be made by direct transfer into our Bank Account, if using this method please ensure you email Ian Kerr at admin@scottishseniorsgolf.com to advise.

    We will be organising a Winter Stableford event the same day as part of the Winter series events so why not make it a great day out. Entries can be emailed to Drew at aliciaanddrew@sky.com

    Alex Hogg

    Dinner Co-Ordinator.

    Email: thehoggfamily@btinternet.com

    Tel: 01786 815246

     

     

     

     

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    SSGS Main Sponsor McCrea Financial Services  Newsletter

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    As principal sponsor of the Scottish Seniors Golfing Society, McCrea Financial Services is delighted to offer you a free no obligation savings and investment consultation..

    Open article for full details of this no obligation service.

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