Tom Gray

Friday, 17 August 2018

Sadly we have to report the death of one of our long standing members, Tom Gray from Lanark. He was well known to many of the members.  

Tom was one of our early members and was active in the Society for the past 10+ years. In fact his last appearance was this week as the Super Seniors Open at Forfar. His sudden death will come as a shock and surprise to all.

Further details re funeral will be published when available.

Scottish Senior Teams Announced

Friday, 17 August 2018

Scottish Golf Limited (SGL) have announced the teams for the Senior’s European and Home International Championships to be held in September. We wish them all good luck, and if you can make either event to support the team this will be appreciated by them all.

European Senior Men’s Team Championship, Diamond Golf Club, Austria, 4-8 September 

  • Ian Brotherston – Dumfries & County Golf Club
  • Ronnie Clark – Erskine Golf Club
  • Stewart Henderson – Hamilton Golf Club
  • Lindsay Blair – Grangemouth Golf Club
  • Kenneth Gallagher – East Kilbride Golf Club
  • Robert Smith – Nairn Golf Club

Senior Men’s Home Internationals, Southerness Golf Club, Scotland 18-20 September.

  • Ian Brotherston – Dumfries & County Golf Club
  • Ronnie Clark – Erskine Golf Club
  • Lindsay Blair – Grangemouth Golf Club
  • Kenneth Gallagher – East Kilbride Golf Club
  • Robert Smith – Nairn Golf Club
  • John Fraser – Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh
  • Malcolm Reid – Sonning Golf Club
  • Richard Johnston – Glenbervie Golf Club (Reserve).

Full details can be viewed via attached link.

Autumn Meeting 23rd/24th August Downfield G C

Monday, 13 August 2018

The initial draw for the Autumn meeting has been conducted and can be viewed via the following link.

As this is likely to change before the day, please ensure that you continue to check before the event.

Practice rounds are available at the discounted rate of £15, BUT MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE WITH PRO SHOP ON 01382 825595



South of Scotland Open 26th & 27th July

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Stewart Henderson wins South Senior Open by seven strokes with a pair of 66s

Hamilton's Stewart Henderson outclassed the field in the South of Scotland Senior Open over 36 holes at Dumfries and County to win the title by seven shots.
Stewart shot two brilliant rounds of three-under-par 66 for a total of 132. His halves were 37-29 in the first round and 35-31 in the second.
Former shinty star John Fraser (Royal Burgess) was the distant runner-up with scores of 67 (32-35) and 72. A double bogey at the fifth after bogeys at the third and fourth in his second round killed his hopes of staying in touch with Stewart.
Ronnie Clark (Erskine) (71-71) and Malcolm Reid (Sonning) (70-72) finished joint third.

In the Handicap section local player Graeme Sharp (Playing off 4) enjoyed a victory on his home course with a Net total of 135, beating Stewart Henderson by 1. In joint 3rd place were George Rodaks (Pitreavie) and Brian Halbert (Callander) on 138.

In the Super Seniors section, John Fraser won the Scratch with his 139, and George Rodaks  and Brian Halbert shared  the Net with a score of 138.




2018 Matchplay 11-13 July Drumpellier Golf Club

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

13th JULY : RONNIE CLARK wins Matchplay defeating GEORGE BARRIE by the narrowest of margins, 1 hole. 

The match produced golf of the highest quality from both players and was played in the best of sportsmanship throughout. Ronnie has produced excellent golf all week starting with his 5 under par total in the qualifying rounds and through all the knockout stages. A well deserved victory and a worthy Champion. 

Congratulations also to George who's performances this week has been a joy to see 


GEORGE RODAKS (Pitreavie) wins Super Seniors Matchplay Championship with a fine 4&3 victory over David Nelson (Aboyne) in this morning's final at Drumpellier. Hopefully photo will follow in due course.

The main Matchplay final this afternoon will be between RONNIE CLARK (ERSKINE) and GEORGE BARRIE (CALLANDER).  Top seed Ronnie overcame fellow Scottish Internationalist Graham Bell (Downfield) this morning in a close match, winning 1 Up.  George had a 3&1 winning margin over ex-pat Jimmy Johnston from Northumberland.  Good luck to both players in this afternoon's final.

Updated Super Seniors results CLICK HERE

The semi-finals on Friday will be between Ronnie Clark & Graham Bell and in match 2 Jim Johnston and George Barrie. Ist match tees off at 08:30. 

12th July: Results from the last 16 round are now on the results page link. Quarter finalists are Ronnie Clark, Ian Brotherston, Graham Bell, John Fraser, Phil Dempsey, Jim Johnston, David Shields & George Barrie. Matches teed off at 13:30 today.

In the Super Seniors, this years final will be between George Rodaks and David Nelson. This will be played tomorrow morning.

George defeated Jim Kinloch by 1 hole and David overcame Ian Dickson 2&1 in the semi-finals. Good luck to both players tomorrow. To open Super Seniors Results page CLICK HERE


Day 1 Knockout Results.

Ronnie Clark progresses through to last 16. No 2 seed Alastair Belford out as is defending Champion Nick Robson.

In Super Seniors top seed George Rodaks is though to semi-final and defending Champion Peter Kinloch loses at 19th hole.

DAY 1 report click here.   Main Matchplay results on Competition page.  

Updated Super Seniors results/draw CLICK HERE


 Ronnie Clark wins qualifying event with a 5 under par total of 137.  Full report on the 2 days play will follow in due course.

CSS for both days was 73.  Cut off for Main event was 158, and for Super Seniors 149 (Net). Card play offs were required in both events.

MAIN DRAW  CLICK HERE or via link below

Super Seniors Draw  CLICK HERE



2018 Spanish Seniors Festival

Monday, 26 March 2018

27th June: 

to date the following players have confirmed by e-mail their participation in the above event.

IAN KERR                                    KEVIN WILL                       JOHN COUTTS

CHRISTOPHER MATHER           ROB CRAW                       NICK ROBSON

DAVID SHIELDS                          ANDY CAMPBELL             ROBERT JENKINS

ALLAN HOGG                             STUART DRYSDALE          ALLISTER RAPHAEL

GORDON DOIG                          DOUGLAS HUNTER          JAMES MELVILLE

DREW WILSON                          IAN GOURLAY                   JIM KINLOCH

PETER KINLOCH                         TOM SIREL                        LES PIRIE



Anyone who has not yet paid should forward a cheque to our Treasurer, Jim Paterson, by 30th June.

Anyone else intending going to Hacienda this year should advise Keith Ross by e-mail - - as soon as is possible.


25th May 2018: We have had some information regarding available accommodation at HDA for October. To view click on links below:

General Info.          Apartment details


We have now confirmed that we will be returning to Hacienda Del Alamo in October 2018 for our Spanish Golf Festival week.

Costs are £315 and full details can be viewed by opening the full article.

Names please to Keith Ross 07957 821912, email as soon as possible, thanks.

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