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

  • 2016/17 Winter Series

    2016/17 Winter Series

     29th March:  Revised Draw and rules  for  Prestwick St Cuthbert,


    27th March: After another good finish at Drumoig George Barrie (Callander) has won the 2017 Winter Order of Merit with 1 Event still to play.

    It is still close for the other top places with 10 points covering the next 4 players, Neil McGarva (Kilmalcolm) moves into 2nd place with another top 5 finish at Drumoig.

    Colin Halcrow (Windyhill) and Philip Hendrix (Alloa) move down to 3rd and 4th place 4 and 5 points adrift of 2nd place. With 5 of the 7 events counting Colin Major (Elgin) can move up with a good finish at Prestwick St Cuthbert.

    OOM Table after Drumoig click here

    24th March.  In a very close competition at Drumoig, last man out Gary Tough (Edzell) edged out David Halkerston by 1 point with an impressive 41 points. . Drumoig was in excellent condition with fast running fairways and greens, and this is reflected in the scoring of the majority of players.

    The last of the winter events will be held next week at Prestwich St Cuthbert.

    Full resullts click here.



    18th March: The 5th of this years events was played at Monifieth which was in excellent condition in particular the slick greens. The expected bad weather did not materialise and only the late starters had a light drizzle.

    Colin Maverick (Elgin) won with 39 points beating Iain Simpson (Crieff), David Millar (New Club) and Gary Tough (Edzell) on 38 points. We now move on the Drumoig next Friday.




    For all historic reports and details open full article.

  • Scottish Golf Team of the Year 2016

    Scottish Golf Team of the Year 2016

    Scottish Golf Awards

    The Scottish Golf Awards dinner was held in Edinburgh on Friday 24th February, and we are delighted to inform you that Scotland’s Senior Men lifted the Team of the Year prize after their first European title success in 10 years, an award presented by former GB Davis Cup tennis player Colin Fleming.

    The team of David Gardner (Captain), Graeme Bell, Ian Brotherston, Ronnie Clark, Malcolm Reid and Nick Robson won the title in Slovenia last September after beating Germany in the final.



    Congratualtions to new SSGS Member, Robert Jenkins (Royal Troon), who made a wonderful start to his senior career by winning the Spanish Seniors Open Amateur Championship at Las Colinas on Sunday, 12th February.

    Robert finished one shot ahead of England’s Ian Crowther and a strong field with a winning aggregate of 214 (70, 70 & 74).

    Robert who only turned 50 in December 2016 has set as wonderful benchmark for himself with a victory in his first major senior event.

    Robert was joined in the last day’s play by fellow SSGS members David Shields, Lindsay Gordon and Ian Jeen.

    Ian Jeen however didnt come away empty handed, winning the handicap event (which is based on 1st 2 rounds) with a net aggregate of 142.

    In the pairs event, the SSGS pairing of Lindsay Gordon and Duncan Hamilton finished a credible tied 3rd.

    Congratulations to Robert and Ian on their success.

    Robert and Ian are pictured below with their trophies.

    jenkins and jeen spain 2017v4



  • Ian Brotherston named new Scottish Seniors Team Manager

    Ian Brotherston named as Captain of Scottish Senior Men’s team

    SSGS member Ian Brotherston has been named by Scottish Golf Limited (SGL) as Scottish Senior Men’s team captain for 2017. Ian was a member of the team that won the Senior Men’s European Amateur Team championship in Slovenia in September and also played in the team that won the Home Internationals at North Berwick in 2014.

    Ian is well qualified to take on the role of Captain, having played under 3 different Captains as well as winning eight national championships around Europe since joining the Senior ranks. He is a regular winner of our own events and has won the Order of Merit and Match Play titles.

    We wish Ian well in his quest to add more titles to what is already an impressive list.

     I Brotherston

  • Additional Super Seniors Events 2017


    A proposal was submitted at the Annual General Meeting in August asking for consideration to be given to staging two additional Super Senior events in 2017. The Society celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017 and many of the “youngsters” who joined a few years ago, now find themselves eligible to join a growing number of Super Seniors.

    Thanks to the efforts of Dave Millar, Alex Hogg and Drew Wilson, we can now advise you that the following events will be added to the Super Seniors schedule for 2017 –

    June 22nd & 23rd - Stirling – Tee times from 10:30 to 13:00

    September 7th & 8th - Ladybank - Tee times from 09:00-11:00 and 12:30-13:30

    These 2 events will be played from “Yellow Tees”.

    As these events are being trialled in 2017 for 1 year, THEY WILL NOT form part of the Super Seniors Order of Merit for 2017. The SSOOM will continue to be based on the main SSGS events and Super Seniors Open and Matchplay.

    Entry forms will be available early in the New Year, but in the meantime any queries relating to these two events should be directed to Dave Millar (Tel. 07975 967564 or e-mail mu.millar@virgin.net)

    Alasdair K Macgregor,


Scottish Seniors Golfing Society


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