2018/19 Winter Series

Saturday, 01 September 2018 Friday, 22 February 2019

15th Feb 2019: 

Entries will close on Monday 18th for winter event at Stirling GC on Friday 1st March.

Tickets are still available for dinner and presentation of prize with guest speaker Sandy Jones and our own Jim McCarthur.

Captain Drew Wilson


5th October: 

The first of this year’s winter events was played at Strathmore Golf Centre on Friday 4th October in glorious sunshine. The course was in excellent condition and the deceptively fast green needing plenty of attention.

There was a tie on 39 points between Derek Murphy (2) Kinross and Stuart McKendrick (scr) Dunkeld, Stuart having four birdies on the back 9 and Derek making his score with only 2 bogeys, 2 birdies and the rest pars.

Kevin McCarthur (2) St Andrews was a point behind on 38 points with a costly no score at the 1st hole.

Senior Moment of the year, 2 well known Stirlingshire electricians made the journey to Strathmore on Thursday 3rd.

39 points Derek Murphy, Stuart McKendrick

38 points Kevin McCarthur

37 Points Allister Raphael, Tom McLevie

36 points Roy Farquhar, Norman Dyce, David Logie

35 points Bob Robertson, Rob Craw

33 points Drew Wilson, George Rodaks, Lindsay Clark, Colin Halcrow

32 points Jalil Aman, Pat McErlean, Bob Thomson, David Taylor, David Halkerston

31 points George Barrie, Ian Gourlay, Neish Chisholm, Stuart Drysdale

30 points Keith Bruce, Neil McGarva

29 points Jim Watt

28 points Brian Aiken, Bill Erskine

27 points Bill Barclay

25 points Colin Mavor

2018/19 Winter Series

January 2019 Newsletter

Sunday, 20 January 2019

January 2019 Newsletter

With the winter almost over, and the new golfing season almost upon us, the time is right to update you all with updates for 2019.
The link below will take you to our Newsletter covering the following topics:

  • Annual Dinner and prize-giving to be held at Stirling on 1st March.
  • Winter Stableford events in March.
  • Order of Merit and Competition changes.
  • Presidents Cup.

If you have any queries regarding any of these points,please get in touch by email to admin@scottishseniorsgolf.com.

Open Full Article for Newsletter.

Duncan Hamilton enjoys success down under

Wednesday, 02 January 2019

Duncan Hamilton, on a return visit to his old Club in Australia, was succesful in winning their Club Championship. 

Well doen Duncan on keeping the SSGS flag flying high abroad.

Open report for full details.

Duncan Hamilton enjoys success down under

2019 Fixtures update

Thursday, 13 December 2018

We have required to change 3 of our venues and dates from the originally published fixture list.

Please open full article for details.

Annual Dinner and Prizegiving 2019

Monday, 19 November 2018

List of Medal & Trophy Winners for 2018 can be viewed by clicking on links below. These will be presented at Annual Dinner in March.

 2018 Trophy & Medal Winners

Our Eighth Annual Dinner will be held at Stirling Golf Club on Friday1st March 2019 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 first guest speaker/raconteur is our own SSGS member Mr Jim McArthur and he will be followed by the Main Speaker Mr Sandy Jones the former chief executive of the PGA who has had a fascinating career in golf worldwide and the SSGS is delighted to welcome him to our dinner.

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.

Our Captain, Drew Wilson 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

List of Trophy & Medal Winners attached. If any of the lucky recipients are UNLIKELY to be going to the Dinner can you let me know asap or by 23rd February 2019 at latest.

Alex Hogg

Dinner Co-Ordinator.

Email: thehoggfamily@btinternet.com

Tel: 01786 815246





Charity Donations 2018

Friday, 17 August 2018

Oct 2018

This season we decided to have a bucket at each of our events to try and squeeze some money out of our members to be donated to The British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK. Thanks to your generosity, we have rounded up the sum raised to £800 of which we will donate half to each charity. The £400 donation to The British Heart Foundation has been made in memory of Tom Gray, a long standing member who died recently, in fact only two days after competing in our Super Seniors' event at Forfar.  I think this epitomises our Society in particular the closeness, camaraderie and friendship which has developed between our members over the years since our inception. Many thanks to you all for your generosity. 

Gordon Doig

Past Captain

AUG 2018: Death of SSGS Member Tom Gray

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.

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