Seniors Championship

South Seniors Championship The winner in the Championship was Ian Brotherson with a gross score of 70. Over 50 competitors played at Kirkcudbright Golf Club on Friday 30th July. Winners in the handicap categories were:- Age over 55 1st C.Coupe 79-12-67 2nd S.Richardson 80-12-68 3rd C.Kenedy 79-9-70 Age over 65 1st R.Wong 74-6-68 2nd B.Stryjewski 82-12-70 […]

Inaugural SOSGA Winter Alliance Tournament

THE PRIMARY AIM IS FOR THE SOUTH OF SCOTLAND EXECUTIVE TO ENGAGE WITH ITS MEMBERS CLUBS.THE INCOME GENERATED WILL GO TOWARDS THE RESTRUCTURING OF GOLF DEVELOPMENT IN THE AREA. WITH A PARTICULAR FOCUS ON REGENERATING JUNIOR PROGRAMMES ACROSS DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY Dear Golfers, Hopefully, you are all enjoying the golf season and some form of […]

ORDER OF MERIT

The 2018 Order of Merit has been a two horse race from the first weeks of the season between Douglas Borland (Southerness) and David Brodie (Newton Stewart). As the season progressed Douglas has always maintained a slender lead until the last competition, the Shamash Trophy at Kirkcudbright on Sunday 23 September, when David finished higher […]

SHAMASH TROPHY 2018

On Sunday 23 September thirteen local golfers and Graham Guthrie from Maldon, Essex gathered at Kirkcudbright Golf Club to compete for the Shamash Trophy. On a typical autumn day with the course in superb condition low scoring was expected and the players did not disappoint. In the morning round, Graham Guthrie returning to the course […]

SHAMASH TROPHY

The draw for the Shamash Trophy which will take place at Kirkcudbright Golf Club on Sunday 23 September 2018 is as follows: 8.30 & 13.00       D. Brodie (Newton Stewart);  C Hamilton (Stranraer) 8.40 & 13.10       N Watson (Kirkcudbright); R Murray (Southerness); 9.10 & 13.30       I Rae (Kirkcudbright); L McMichael (Thornhill): 9.20 & 13.50       […]

CONGRATULATIONS TO TAYLOR KERR

Thornhill Golf Club has produced a junior golfer to follow in the footsteps of internationalist Andrew Coltart in sixteen-year-old Taylor Kerr. He has been selected to represent Scottish Schools in the annual match against English Schools at Lancaster Golf Club on Monday 10 September. This is a marvellous honour for Taylor and well deserved. Taylor […]

ORDER OF MERIT – UPDATE 4

The results from the Douglas Maxwell Memorial Trophy on 2 September have again opened up the race for the Order of Merit 2018. David Brodie (Newton Stewart) had a run-away victory by 7 shots after a marvellous second round of 64 to win the trophy and gain maximum points. This put him in a clear […]

ORDER OF MERIT – UPDATE 3

Douglas Borland (Southerness) took advantage of the unavailability of David Brodie (Newton Stewart) to increase his lead in the Order of Merit table at the South Match Play Championships at Powfoot on Sunday 26 August. He won in style and now leads David by 120 points. Clark Riddick (Southerness), Mike Grunwell (D&G) and Chris Corbett […]

SOUTH MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP

Following the conclusion of the first and second rounds at Powfoot today, 25 August, the draw for the semi-finals tomorrow is 9.00           Chris Corbett (D&G)  v  Douglas Borland (Southerness) 9.10           Danny McConnachie (D&C)   v   M Grunwell (D&G) It is expected the final will commence at 1.30 pm

SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP

The weather on Sunday 19 August 2018, after the overnight heavy rain had blown away, was perfect for playing golf with sunny intervals and no wind, and Powfoot Golf Course was in immaculate condition as the 34 competitors in the South Championship set off to find their champion for 2018. Chris Corbett (D&G) set the […]

ORDER OF MERIT – UPDATE 2

The South of Scotland Championship on Sunday 19 August failed to provide a clear leader of the 2018 Order of Merit. Douglas Borland (Southerness) still holds a slender advantage over David Brodie (Newton Stewart) who closed the gap slightly with his seventh place to Douglas’s equal eighth. Only Douglas is playing in the Match Play […]

Juniors v DURHAM

For the last match of the 2018 season in the Northern Counties Federation League, South Juniors were able to field a very experienced team against Durham Juniors at Lochmaben on Thursday 9 August. Three of the boys were playing their last game for the juniors, being too old next year, and were determined a victory […]

SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP DRAW

The draw for the South of Scotland Championship, incorporating the Scottish Golf Team Qualifier, to be held at Powfoot Golf Club on Sunday 19 August 2018 is as follows:- 08.00 & 12.30    C Scobie (Loch);  D Borland (S/ness);  G Corbett jnr (D&G) 08.10 & 12.40     F Greenhorn (Str); C Riddick (S/ness); I Reid (D&G) […]

SOUTH SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

The South Senior Championship was held at Wigtownshire County Golf Club on Wednesday 1 August on a dreadful day for weather with a strong breeze all day accompanied by heavy rain in the afternoon for the later starters with the wind in their faces for the back nine. On a course in superb condition Frank […]

SOUTH JUNIORS v NORTHUMBERLAND (a)

On Monday 23 July 2018 an inexperienced South junior team played a Northern Counties League match against Northumberland Juniors at Bedlingtonshire Golf Club. The undulating, tree lined course was in superb condition with hard, fast fairways and greens and the weather was sunny and very hot. David Sharp (D&C) and Kaleb Johnston (Portpatrick) got off […]

NCF CHAMPIONSHIPS

An eight-man team from each of the four competing Counties, Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland and South of Scotland contested their championship at Powfoot Golf Club on Wednesday 1 August. The format was the best six scores from the morning round and the afternoon round with the lowest aggregate determining the winners. After the recent rains the […]

JUNIORS – FRASER SHIELD

On Thursday 26 July 2018, 6-man teams of juniors representing Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire gathered at a sunny Kirkcudbright Golf Course for their annual competition for the Fraser Shield. The format was to be scratch stroke play with the best four scores from each County to count towards the team total. The team with the […]

SOUTH JUNIORS v NORTHUMBERLAND

On Monday 23 July 2018 an inexperienced South junior team played a Northern Counties League match against Northumberland Juniors at Bedlingtonshire Golf Club. The undulating, tree lined course was in superb condition with hard, fast fairways and greens and the weather was sunny and very hot. David Sharp (D&C) and Kaleb Johnston (Portpatrick) got off […]

SOUTH SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

The draw for the South Senior Championship to be played over Wigtownshire County Golf Course on Wednesday 1 August is as follows:- 9.00     J Arnott (Stranraer); R McKnight (Wigtownshire County); A Lyndsay (Wigtownshire County) 9.10     M Gibson (Stranraer); F Grant (Wigtownshire County); D Lee (Wigtownshire County) 9.20     S Cummings (Wigtownshire County); M Drummond (Newton Stewart) […]

ORDER OF MERIT UPDATE 24/7/18

Following the Brotherston Trophy at Dumfries and County on Sunday 22 July, Douglas Borland (Southerness) retains top spot in the Order of Merit by virtue of his win in the Sutherland Chalice at Dumfries and Galloway on 8 July. He still has a slender lead over David Brodie (Newton Stewart) who had high finishes in […]

SOUTH JUNIOR MATCH PLAY

Eight boys from the Stroke Play Championship qualified for the Match Play Championship and returned to Lockerbie Golf Club on Thursday 19 July. In the First Round Mitchell Cowie (D&C) beat Glen Irvine (D&G) by 4 & 3 and in a very tight game Ciaran Howat (D&C) just triumphed over Callum McMillan by one hole. […]

SOUTH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Fifteen boys and one girl travelled to Lockerbie Golf Club on Tuesday 17 July to compete in the South of Scotland Junior Championships. The course, in super condition, was like an oasis in the desert with lush green fairways and holding greens. Something the competitors had not seen this summer. The players relished the challenge […]

SOUTH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP – MATCH PLAY

The draw for the first round of the Match Play at Lockerbir Golf Club on Thursday 19 July is as follows:- 9.00 am          Mitchell Cowie (D&G) v Glen Irvine (D&G) 9.10 am           Ciaran Howat (D&C) v Callum McMillan (Kirkcudbright) 9.20 am          Finlay Copland […]

SOUTH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

The  South Junior Championship and Junior Handicap Championship will take place on Tuesday 17 July at Lockerbie Golf Club. The draw is as follows:- 8.50 & 1.20         Corey Brown (D&C) & Finlay Copland (D&G) 9.00 & 1.30         Jamie Marchbank (D&G) & Mitchell Cowie (D&C) 9,10 & 1,40      […]

SCOTTISH BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP

Seven boys from the South of Scotland made the long journey north to Lossiemouth to play in the Xact Scottish Boys Amateur Championship starting on Monday 2 July 2018. The format was two rounds of stroke play, one each over the Moray Old Course and the Moray New Course, with the top sixty four qualifiers […]

2018 ORDER OF MERIT

Two Open events, the JAL Brown at Portpatrick and the Southerness Challenge, as well as the County Championships of Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire, have been decided and apart from one old name at the top of the leaderboard it is the new guard who are contesting this year’s Order of Merit in the early stages. […]

PEAT SALVER

On a wet and breezy Saturday 16 June eight juniors from each of the three Counties, Dumfries, Kirkcudbright and Wigtown, gathered at Castle Douglas Golf Club to compete for the Peat Salver. This is the annual junior inter-county match play competition and for various reasons had not been competed for in 2017. The format had […]

GILLESPIE CLASSIC SUNDAY 17 JUNE

The Executive would urge all South Area club members to get their entries in for the Gillespie Classic as soon as possible. This is a four ball better ball competition with any combination of partners and a fun day at Brighouse Bay Golf Club. All entries should be on the official Entry Sheet, found on […]

SCOTTISH BOYS AREA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

The top four juniors in the South of Scotland travelled north to Eastwood Golf Club, on the outskirts of Glasgow, on Sunday 3 June to compete in the Scottish Boys Area Team Championships. The course was well presented although the greens were bumpy and slow. This, however, was not the major challenge facing all the […]

SCOTTISH BOYS AREA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

The four-man team to represent South of Scotland in the Scottish Boys Area Team Championship at Eastwood Golf Club on Sunday 3 June.is: – Cameron Gray (Kirkcudbright) Finlay Copland (Dumfries & Galloway) Taylor Kerr (Thornhill) Mitchell Cowie (Dumfries & County) The South boys are first off at 7.00 am for the morning foursomes and start […]