Trials Day

In 2024 we will be running the South of Scotland Junior Coaching Programme for the 3rd consecutive year all down to the amazing support through the South of Scotland Winter Alliance so again huge thank you for everyone’s support entering and playing in the alliance which has allowed this to come to fruition again this […]

Junior Coaching 2022

The South of Scotland Golf Association announce the Junior Development Coaching Programme for the 2022 season. The Programme is open to any Junior golfers (male & female) in the South of Scotland that meet the following criteria:  Aged 12-16 handicap 12 and belowAged 16-18 handicap of 9 and below  The 2022 Junior programme will take […]


The final coaching session of the winter was competition day for the elite junior golfers in the South. On a lovely mild early spring day with little wind, twelve players gathered full of excitement on Saturday 4 March at Brighouse Bay Development Centre to put to the test the skills and lessons they had learned […]

Junior Winter Coaching 2016 – 2017

On a fairly mild but dreich winter’s day on Saturday 18 February, one girl and sixteen boys gathered at Brighouse Bay for the third Performance Coaching Day of the winter. Under the supervision of PGA Professionals Chris Robinson and David Broadfoot the group ignored the weather conditions and showed commitment and an eagerness to learn. […]


Sixteen of our regions best young golfers attended the second performance squad coaching day at Brighouse Bay recently. PGA professionals Chris Robinson and David Broadfoot had set up a distance control and yardage assessment for the morning session. This required players to hit shots to six random targets inside 100yards and again to 120, 150, […]

Junior Performance Day 29 October 2016

The first Performance Day of winter for the South of Scotland Junior Elite Squad was held at Brighouse Bay on Saturday 29 October in misty and damp conditions with no wind. Under the tutelage of PGA Professionals, Chris Robinson and David Broadfoot fourteen boys enjoyed a day of instruction and assessment. In the morning the […]


The final winter coaching session took place at Brighouse Bay Development Centre on a beautiful but cold windy day on Saturday 5 March 2016 under the tutelage of professional golfers Chris Robinson and David Broadfoot. Sixteen aspiring young golfers attended to improve their techniques and course management skills. After they had warmed up on the […]


Fourteen juniors returned to Brighouse Golf Development Centre on a beautiful but cold winter’s day on Saturday 27 February for their fourth coaching session with regular professionals Chris Robinson and David Broadfoot. The aim of the day was to improve their pitching and chipping techniques which had been identified as a weakness in all the […]


On a bleak and miserable day fifteen of the best young golfers in Dumfries & Galloway gathered at Brighouse Bay on Sunday 21 February for the third of the winter Performance Days. With the weather damp in the morning the boys went to the range to get rid of their rustiness and worked on distance […]


On a beautiful late autumn day with the sun shining out of a cloudless sky 12 boys attended the Development Centre at Brighouse Bay on Sunday 22 November. It was cold but this did not deter the South elite squad from enjoying a day’s golf under the tutelage of PGA coaches Chris Robinson and David […]


Fourteen boys, all under 18 years of age attended the first of the winter coaching days at a cold and windy Brighouse Bay Development Centre on Sunday 25 October. These boys will form the basis of the South Junior team for next season to take part in Scottish Golf and Northern Counties Federation events. The […]


WINTER COACHING UPDATE We have successfully held four coaching days over the winter months at Brighouse Bay Golf Club and Development Centre. PGA Professional Chris Robinson has led a full and comprehensive programme focusing on developing performance. He was assisted by fellow PGA Professional David Broadfoot. The first sessio_nFocused on pre-tournament preparations. This included golf fitness, […]


A group of fourteen promising young golfers gathered at Brighouse Bay Golf Club on Saturday 31 January  for their second session of their Winter Performance programme. PGA Professionals Chris Robinson and David Broadfoot led the sessions on a very cold and windy day. The group enjoyed a morning full of pressurised scenarios which helped to […]


The South of Scotland Boys Squad held a performance coaching day at Brighouse Bay on Saturday 22 November. PGA Professional Chris Robinson led the day with the main focus on pre-tournament preparations. This included golf fitness practice techniques and mental preparation which gave the players an insight into imagery, using trigger words, creating game plans […]


JUNIOR SOUTHERNESS JAMBOREE The end of season Southerness Jamboree will take place at Southerness on Friday 17 October. The Draw is:- 10.15 Glen Irvine (D&G); Daniel Irving (D&C) 10.22 Mitchell Cowie (D&C); Cameron Gray (Kirk) 10.30 Nathan Watson (Kirk); Andrew Kennedy (D&G) 10.37 William Squires (Kbt);  Angus Bendall (CD) 10.45 Corey Brown (D&C); Callan Harkness […]


The South of Scotland Junior Order of Merit reaches its climax on Friday 17 October with the last counting event the Southerness Jamboree at Southerness Golf Club . Points have been gained by the top five finishers in the Junior Open Competitions at Dumfries & Galloway, Dumfries & County, Lochmaben, Kirkudbright and the South of […]


Following the recent resignation of Wilie Lumsden as Coaching Convenor due to family reasons the Executive are pleased to announce that PAM WATSON has kindly agreed to take on the responsibilities. Pam has a wealth of experience in coaching Juniors and the Executive are confident she will prove a very worthy successor.

Change of Dates

Peat Salver 17 July at Southerness Coaching 9 April Performance Day for U16 and U18 Stranraer 10 April Coaching for U14’s at Brighouse 19 May Performance Day for U16 and U18 Pines

Coaching Performance Day

The coaching performance day takes place at the Pines on Sunday 19th May for under 18’s. James and Stuart intend to have both Under 16’s & 18’s coaching performance days together in order to reduce travelling costs.