Drennan Salver

The South of Scotland Golfers Association held their first event of the season when the Drennan Salver was played at Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club on Saturday 27h April. The teams from Dumfriesshire and Wigtownshire were looking to take the Salver home at the expense of current holders Kirkcudbrightshire. The course was in excellent condition […]


Tomorrow is the playing of the annual Drennan Salver. This year it is being hosted by the Dumfriesshire Golfer’s Association at Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club. Each year this is a fiercely fought affair between the 3 counties in the South Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire. Each county takes turns hosting the event and last year […]

Order of Merit

Mitchell Cowie (Dumfries & County) cemented his place as the top men’s amateur golfer in Dumfries & Galloway by winning this years South of Scotland Order of Merit. After the conclusion of the final event Mitchell had accumulated 645 points, helped with wins in the Dumfriesshire Strokeplay and South Matchplay and other strong finishes in […]

South of Scotland Championship 2023

The South of Scotland Strokeplay Championship was played at Powfoot Golf Club on Sunday 20th August. The course was in superb condition with very fast greens and strong winds making for a tough day on the links. Clark Riddick (Southerness) came out on top with rounds of 71 and 73 for a 144 total that […]

Seniors Championship

Thanks to Southerness Golf Club for allowing us to host the SOSGA Senior Championship and a huge thank you to Andrew Kerr for his time and assistance on the day. The course was presented in fantastic condition. The conditions were quite surprizing in that the light rain persisted throughout the round but it was not […]

Shamash Trophy

Scratch: 1st – Ben Best (£150.00) Won after a 3-hole playoff both players tied on a 140 after shooting 69 & 7 Scratch Name Club Am PM Voucher 1st  £          150.00 Ben Best Port Rush 69 71 140 3 hole Tie 223744 2nd  £          120.00 William Squires Kirkcudbright 69 71 140 223745 3rd  £            80.00 […]

South of Scotland Golfers Association Order of Merit

William Squires (Kirkcudbright) has won this year’s South of Scotland Golfers Association Order of Merit. He claimed 820 points from the 12 events on the schedule with wins in the Shamash Trophy, South Strokeplay and Matchplay, Lennox Trophy and Douglas Maxwell Trophy. In second place was Iain Rae (Dalbeattie) on 480 points formed from consistent […]

Drennan Salver 2022

Drennan Salver 2022

Drennan Salver The South of Scotland Golfers Association held their Drennan Salver competition at Kirkcudbright on Saturday where the 8 man teams from Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire competed. The course was in excellent condition and the sunny weather made for a good day to play golf.After the morning foresomes Dumfriesshire led with 3.5 points, Wigtownshire […]

South Championship Report

The South of Scotland Golfers Association held their Strokeplay and Matchplay Championships over the previous two weekends at Southerness Golf Club. The course was presented in fantastic condition and was a joy to play for all that entered.The Strokeplay championship was won by William Squires (Kirkcudbright) with excellent scores of 65 and 69 for a […]

Kirkcudbrightshire Championship

The Kirkcudbrightshire Championship took place on Friday 5the August at Southerness. 47 golfers took part on a reasonable days weather with a shower. mid morning. Douglas Borland won the Championship with a fine 78 from Raymond Wong on 79. David Harris won the handicap competition with 37 points in the 50-59 age group. In the […]

Senior Trophy 2022

The Senior Trophy is to be played at Powfoot Golf Club on 4th August. The Draw is shown on the draws  page. Late entries – email Graeme Sharp .

South Men v Dumbartonshire

The second match of this years Scottish Mens Area Team Championship: The South Mens Golf Team hosted Dumbartonshire at Southerness on the 5th June in the second match of this years Scottish Mens Area Team Championship. The team for this match was: Taylor Kerr (Thornhill) Cameron Gray (Southerness) William Squires (Kirkcudbright) Iain Rae (Dalbeattie) Mitchell […]

South v Ayrshire

South Men v Ayrshire Left to right David Brodie, Iain Rae, Ian Brotherston, Michael Grunwell (Captain), Taylor Kerr, William Squires, Mitchell Cowie. The South of Scotland Mens Golf Team headed to Royal Troon to play Ayrshire in their first match of the 2022 Scottish Mens Area Team Championship. The 6 man team was: Taylor Kerr […]

Shamash 2022

The Shamash Trophy, the first event of the South of Scotland Mens golf season, was played at Portpatrick Golf Club on Saturday 16th April. The course was in excellent condition and a cold wind made for a testing days golf. The winner was William Squires from Kirkcudbright with excellent scores of 65 and 72. His […]

Shamash Draw 2022

Shamash Draw 2022 To be payed at Portpatrick GOLF CLUB ON Saturday 16th April 2022. Draw on Draws page under Competitions


On 21 April 2019 South of Scotland hosted an inaugural and experimental match against their compatriots from Northumberland at Southerness with a view to making it an annual event. Northumberland brought a very experienced squad and fun fourball foursomes over 9 holes were played in the morning to let the visitors get accustomed to playing […]

Solway Salver

South of Scotland v Cumbria Played at Southerness Golf Club on Sunday 31st March 2019 Foursomes Points Score Points Foursomes Michael Grunwell & Dougie Boreland 1 4 & 3 0 Richard Mewse & Simon Young Colin Hamilton & Clark Riddick 0.5 Half 0.5 Kieran Waters & Andrew Wolstencroft Dean Armstrong & Craig Scobbie 1 1 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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       […]


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 […]


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 […]


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


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 […]


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 […]


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) […]


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 […]


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 […]