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 […]

South v Ayrshire Boys

South v Ayrshire Boys Congratulations to our South boys team who beat Ayrshire 11 to 7 at a bitterly cold Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club. Thanks to Ian McWhirter for his efforts once again in organising the match today, well done to all boys for braving the elements and grinding out a gusty win. Barry

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 […]

SOUTH v NORTHUMBERLAND

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 […]

SOUTH JUNIORS v CUMBRIA JUNIORS

The photograph above shows the victorious South team. From the left; Sam Mitchell, Kaleb Johnston, Colin McKenzie, Glen Irvine, David Sharp, Ciaran Howat, Patrick Innes and Callum McMillan The South Juniors travelled over the border to play their first Northern Counties League match of the season against Cumbria at Cockermouth on Sunday 21April. The course […]

SOUTH JUNIORS v CUMBRIA JUNIORS

The photograph above shows the victorious South team. From the left; Sam Mitchell, Kaleb Johnston, Colin McKenzie, Glen Irvine, David Sharp, Ciaran Howat, Patrick Innes and Callum McMillan The South Juniors travelled over the border to play their first Northern Counties League match of the season against Cumbria at Cockermouth on Sunday 21April. The course […]

SOUTH YOUTHS v AYRSHIRE YOUTHS

The South team travelled north to Ayr Seafield this year for the annual friendly match for the President’s Pewter on Sunday 31 March. On a lovely spring day, four youths (U23), four boys aged Under 18 and four boys aged Under 16 from each Area comprised the two teams. This was the first match of […]

SCOTTISH BOYS OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

The Scottish Boys Open Championship was held at West Kilbride, Ayrshire from 10 – 12 April 2019 and attracted boys under 18 years of age from all over Europe. The South of Scotland was represented by Taylor Kerr (Thornhill)). Taylor produced a very steady first round of one under par 70 with birdies at 3 […]

SCOTTISH JUNIOR TOUR EVENT

Three boys and two girls competed in the first of the season’s Junior Tour Events at Southerness on Saturday 6 April. On a lovely spring day the course was in good condition with firm fast greens. In the very competitive Under 18 category, Taylor Kerr (Thornhill) was leading after the first round with a super […]

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 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 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 […]

NORTHERN COUNTIES JUNIOR LEAGUE – CUMBRIA v SOUTH OF SCOTLAND

On Sunday 25 June 2018 the South team travelled to Cockermouth for the return match against Cumbria. A lovely summer’s day with a light breeze had enveloped the foothills of the Lake District and the course was like concrete and the greens similar and bumpy. A day where the team which made the fewer mistakes […]

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 […]

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 […]

CONGRATULATIONS TAYLOR

BARRIE DOUGLAS SCOTTISH JUNIOR MASTERS Congratulations to Taylor Kerr (Thornhill) who was the only player from the South of Scotland to compete in the inaugural Barrie Douglas Scottish Junior Masters at Blairgowrie over the par 72 Landsdowne Course from 27 to 29 April. A select field of 40 of the elite junior golfers in Scotland […]

SOUTH JUNIORS v CUMBRIA JUNIORS

The first match of the season for both teams took place at Southerness Golf Club on Sunday 15 April 2018. The course was in superb condition as the first fourball of the morning set off under grey skies with a slight breeze from the east. The South boys from Portpatrick, Sam Mitchell and Kaleb Johnston, […]

SCOTTISH TOUR EVENT

The first of the four tour events towards the Scottish Boys Order of Merit arrived at Southerness Golf Club on Saturday 14 April. The course was in immaculate condition for so early in the season and on an overcast morning the six boys and three girls from the South of Scotland joined the other fifty […]

SCOTTISH BOYS STROKE PLAY

The four top boys in the South of Scotland, accompanied by their long suffering parents and grandparents, made the long trip north to join a strong international field to play in the Scottish Boys Open Championship at Montrose from Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 April. They travelled in hope but confident of putting in a […]

NCF – SOUTH JUNIORS v CUMBRIA JUNIORS

This match will take place at Southerness Golf Club on Sunday 15 April 2018. The team selected to represent South of Scotland is:- Glen Irvine (D&G)                                           Cameron Gray (Kirkcudbright) Finlay Copland (D&G)                                    Jamie Marchbank (D&G) Sam Mitchell […]

SOUTH YOUTHS v AYRSHIRE YOUTHS

The annual match for the President’s Pewter took place this year at Portpatrick Dunskey on Sunday 25 March. On a most beautiful spring day, four youths (U23), four boys aged Under 18 and four boys aged Under 16 from each Area comprised the two teams. The boys had been looking forward to this day for […]

JUNIOR JAMBOREE

The draw for the above competition to be played at Southerness on Friday 27 October is as follows:- 10.00     Taylor Kerr (San); Nathan Watson (Kbt); Angus Bendall (CD) 10.10     Ciaran Howat (D&C); Iain Rae (Dalb); Robbie McIlwraith (D&C) 10.20     Sam Mitchell (Port); Glen Irvine (D&G); Mitchell Cowie (D&C) 10.30     Cameron Gray (Kbt); Callum MCMillan […]