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East of Scotland Open 31st May/1st June

Monday, 07 May 2018

 

Maurice Lindsay wins East of Scotland Open

St Andrews was affected badly by Haar on both days of the competition, resulting in delays to start. On Thursday we had to resort to a 2 tee start after a 3 hour delay, and on Friday a 2 hour delay occurred. Many thanks to Archie & Dave and the staff at Fairmont in re-organising starts to allow the competition to proceed.

At the end of the 2 days, Monifieth's Maurice Lindsay emerged the winner with rounds of 73 and 69 for two-under 142.
The winner and the runner-up, Gary Tough (Edzell), beaten by only one stroke, were the only players in the big field to go as low as 69 on the second day. 

Nairn's Robert Smith, joint first-round leader with a 71, looked to have the title sewn up when he reached the turn in a bogey-free 32 shots in his second round but he had a nightmare inward half of 41 for a 73 which dragged him down to third place on 144.

In the handicap section Keith Renton (Lundin) had a narrow one shot victory over Billy Erskine (Kilysth Lennox) and Gary Tough (Edzell) on 149.

 

 

North Of Scotland Open 10th/11th May 2018

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

NIALL LAMOND'S SECOND ROUND 72 WINS HIM THE SENIOR GOLD MEDAL AT WINDY TAIN

BRONZE MEDAL WON BY NEW MEMBER  ALASTAIR STODDART (ROYAL DORNOCH)

For full report open attached article:  TAIN 2018 REPORT

Spring Meeting 26th April 2018

Saturday, 07 April 2018

Stewart Henderson wins Spring Meeting at Powfoot

After a windy and stormy first day at Powfoot, playing conditions were perfect for the second round on Friday.

Joint overnight leader Stewart Henderson (Hamilton) made an excellent start to this season by adding a two-under-par score of 69 to his opening 74 for a total of one-under143, winning by 5 shots from Paul Moultrie (Royal Troon)

Stewart had a bogey-free round, highlighted by birdies at the 11th and 14th holes. 

Paul had rounds of 77 and 71 for a 148 total. 
Three players shared third place on a total of 149 - Robert Smith (Nairn) 78 + 71, John Archibald (Luffness New) 76 + 73, and Jalil Aman (Grangemouth) 75 + 74.

The handicap section was won Ian Fraser (Dumfries & County) based on a better 2nd round, having shared a score of 144 with David Taylor (St Andrews New), who had been the joint overnight leader with Stewart.

There was a tie for third place between Robin MacPherson (Tantallon) and Alan White (Newton Stewart) on 145.

Full results and list of voucher winners can be viewed in COMPETITIONS PAGE.

 

2017/18 Winter Series

Sunday, 08 April 2018 Sunday, 18 August 2019

8th April:  NEISH CHISHOLM WINS WINTER OOM

With 4 out of 8 of this years events cancelled the SSGS winter events Order of Merit went to 3 counting events out of 4 with the final event at Prestwick St Cuthbert last a Friday.

This led to the closest finish we have had with 4 points covering the top 3 players. The winner was Neish Chisholm who is the most enthusiastic and well travelled member of the Society , Neish had a consistent season with 3 top 5 finishes in the counting events well done Neish.

In 2nd place 1.6 points behind was Drew Wilson (St Andrews New) who pipped Prestwick St Cuthbert winner Kevin McCarthur (St Andrews) by 2.2 points in fourth place was Ian McKerron (The Grange).

For OOM table CLICK HERE

 

30th March

The final Scottish Seniors Golf Society Winter Event went ahead at a breezy Prestwick St Cuthbert today.
The course was in excellent condition and the greens cut making them good to putt on.
The breeze made scoring difficult with pars and birdies hard to get.

The result was close with Kevin McCarthur (St Andrews) 37points piping Neish Chisholm (Kemnay), Keith Ross (Glasgow), Alex Hogg (Stirling), Stuart Drysdale (Leven Golf Society) and Donnie Lindsay (Barrassie) all with 36 points.

Kevin’s back 9 score of 20 points being the best of the day clinching him the win, although it may have been better as he had a no score at the 308 yd 10th hole.

Full results CLICK HERE

 

 

Open full article for details of earlier events. 

2017/18 Winter Series

NEW SSGS BRANDED CLOTHING

Friday, 24 November 2017

 We have entered into a new and exciting relationship with Glenmuir of Lanark to provide SSGS members with high quality golf clothing at very reasonable prices.

To view current range available and to download brochure and order form, visit the Merchandising page on the website.

We are also offering members the opportuunity to purchase some of our older stock at vastly reduced prices, but you'll need to hurry as current offer ends on 31st December 2017.

 Eltham

 

 

 

 

2017 Finals Day and Order of Merit Winners.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

In an exciting finish to this year's OOM Stewart Henderson narrowly wins award from Graham Bell, with the title only being decided on the last putt on the last green at Blairgowrie.

Due to cancellation of Annual Dinner in March, the presentation of the McCrea Trophy to Stewart was delayed until the West of Scotland Open at Ranfurly Castle in June 2018. Stewart is pictured below receiving the trophy from Jonathan Campbell, Director at McCrea Financial Services, our main Sponsor.

s henderson 2017

 

Open article for full report.

 

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