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

  • Captains newsletter May 2020 and Coronavirus Update


    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.

    31 July Update: Forfar has been confirmed and Lundin Links has been replaced by Leven Golf Links, on same dates. Document has been updated. We are awaiting final confirmation from Scottish Golf and Government that we can go ahead, albeit may not be qualifying for handicap purposes. We will confirm and update to members in next few days.

    13th July:


    Following on from members suggesting we run some events due to the improving pandemic situation, we asked for member feedback and received a positive response. 

    We have therefore organised 5 events to take place during late August, September, and early October. 

    This is of course subject to our previously laid out criteria for competitive golf being met at each individual venue, and Scottish Golf permission to run “Open events”. Currently Open Competitions are not allowed, and we have no confirmation that approval will be granted in time for our first, or subsequent events.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 2020 Spanish Seniors Festival

    2020 Spanish Seniors Festival


    Following an absence in 2019, we will be returning to Hacienda Del Alamo in week 24/31st October 2020 for our Spanish Golf Festival week. This will be a 2 course competition, at the improved Hacienda Del Alamo and Saurines Golf Courses.

    Open article for full details


  • Ronnie Clark appointed Scottish Senior Teams Manager

    Ronnie Clark appointed Scottish Senior Teams Manager

    Ronnie Clark named as Captain of Scottish Senior Men’s team for 2020

    Following the recent advertisement for the position, SSGS member Ronnie Clark has been named by Scottish Golf Limited (SGL) as Scottish Senior Men’s team captain for 2020.

    Ronnie has been a member of the team for the last few years, during which time they won the Senior Men’s European Amateur Team and Home International Championships.

    Ronnie is a past Scottish Seniors Champion, as well as being our current Order of Merit Champion (for second year running), which he also won in 2015.  

    We wish Ronnie well in his quest to add more International team victories in the coming year(s).

Scottish Seniors Golfing Society


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