Scottish Area Team Championship

The final group match of this years Scottish Area Team Championship for the South Mens team was against Angus at Southerness. Both teams still had a chance of winning the group and progressing to the finals weekend at Powfoot. Southerness was again in excellent condition and provided a fantastic links test for both the teams.South […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

SOUTH v CUMBRIA

On Sunday 15 April 2018 the South of Scotland team travelled over the border to play Cumbria at Eden Golf Club for the Solway Trophy. The course was very wet underfoot and playing its every yard with not much run on the fairways but the weather was sunny for most of the match. In the […]

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 […]

NCF DURHAM v SOUTH JUNIORS

The Junior team travelled over the Pennines for their last Northern Counties League match of the season against Durham at Consett on Friday 11 August. Consett Golf course is a beautiful tree lined parkland course with many plateaued greens making the par of 70 difficult to attain. Two of the boys, Nathan Watson (Kirkcudbright) and […]

SOUTH JUNIORS v NORTHUMBERLAND

Northumberland Juniors were the visitors to Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club on Monday 7 August for the return match in the Northern Counties League. They had come with a strong team after the first match a fortnight ago in Northumberland when South was victorious by 9 games to 3. The course was in immaculate condition […]

NCF SOUTH v DURHAM

The superbly presented Powfoot Golf Club was the venue for the South Junior’s match against Durham Juniors on Friday 4 August. On a typical summer’s day by the seaside with sunny intervals and a strong westerly breeze both teams turned up with a depleted squad due to late call-offs; South had one player missing and […]

NCF – South Juniors v Northumberland

The day of the match, Wednesday 26 July, against the Northumberland Juniors dawned wet and windy at Percywood Golf Club in Northumberland. The tree-lined parkland course, although wet and heavy underfoot, was very well presented for this Northern Counties Federation league match. The South had sent a very strong team with all the boys playing […]

JUNIORS SOUTH v NORTHUMBERLAND

The day of the match, Wednesday 26 July, against the Northumberland Juniors dawned wet and windy at Percywood Golf Club in Northumberland. The tree-lined parkland course, although wet and heavy underfoot, was very well presented for this Northern Counties Federation league match. The South had sent a very strong team with all the boys playing […]

D&C U16’s V SOUTH U16 SELECT

On a beautiful summer’s day on Monday 13 July 2017 eight of the most promising young golfers representing each of Dumfries & County and a South Select gathered at Nunfield to do battle for the bragging rights for 2017. The course was in immaculate condition as the first foursomes game set off at 9.00 am […]

SOUTH JUNIORS v CUMBRIA JUNIORS

The return match against Cumbria Juniors took place on Sunday 25 June at Dumfries & County Golf Club on an overcast day with a strong breeze. The course was in superb condition as Taylor Kerr (Sanquhar) and Callum McMillan (Kirkcudbright) led out the South Juniors against a very strong Cumbria team in the morning foursomes. […]

SOUTH U16 v CUMBRIA U16

On Saturday 27 May the South U16 team travelled down the M6 to Appleby to play their counterparts from Cumbria. Appleby is a moorland course with electric fences round their superb greens to keep the grazing sheep from destroying them. The weather was sultry with a threat of thunder and lightning later in the day. […]

SOUTH JUNIORS v CUMBRIA JUNIORS

On a dreich wet Easter Sunday the South of Scotland Junior Team travelled to Eden Golf Course near Carlisle to play Cumbria in the first league match of the 2017 season. The course was in very good condition as the eight boys donned their waterproofs for the start of the campaign Taylor Kerr (Sanquhar) and […]

SOUTH V CUMBRIA

The annual match for the Solway Trophy between the South of Scotland and Cumbria was played this year on Sunday 9 April at Powfoot Golf Course. On a cold, breezy day, with the course in super condition, the two twelve man teams set off to enjoy a friendly day of golf on the links. In […]

NCF Cumbria Juniors v South Juniors

This match will be played at Eden Golf Course on Sunday 16 April. The team selected to represent South is:- Angus Bendall (Castle Douglas) Nathan Watson (Kirkcudbright) William Squires (Kirkcudbright) Iain Rae (Dalbeattie) Finlay Copeland (D&G) Cameron Gray (Kirkcudbright) Taylor Kerr (Sanquhar) Callum McMillan (Kirkcudbright)

SOUTH v CUMBRIA

The South won this match on Sunday 9 April at Powfoot by 10 games to 8. A full report will follow shortly

SOUTH V BORDERS

The South team, bolstered by the return of Greig Marchbank (Thornhill), travelled to Torwoodlee Golf Club to play their first match of the season against Borders on Sunday 2 April. The course was very wet underfoot after heavy rain and only the singles matches were played with plugged and muddy balls being the order of […]

SOUTH YOUTHS & JUNIORS v AYRSHIRE YOUTHS & JUNIORS

The annual match for the President’s Pewter took place this year at Troon Lochgreen on Sunday 26 March. A wonderful new state-of-the-art Clubhouse welcomed the teams on a most beautiful spring day as four youths (U23), four boys aged Under 18 and four boys aged Under 16 from each Area comprised the two teams. The […]

South Youths/Juniors v Ayrshire Youths/Juniors

This match will take place at Troon Lochgreen Golf  Club on Sunday 26 March 2017. The team selected to represent South of Scotland is:- Rory Brunton (D&C)                                        Alex Long (NG) Callan Harkness (D&G)                                   Dylan Cairnie (D&C) Nathan Watson (Kbt)                                       Finlay Copeland (D&G) William Squires (Kbt)                                       Iain Rae (Dalbeattie) Callum McMillan (Kirkcudbright)                      Taylor Kerr (Sanquhar) […]

SOUTH v BORDERS

The following team has been selected to represent South of Scotland against the Borders on Sunday 2 April 2017 at Torwoodleee Golf Club. Iain Thomson (Powfoot) Michael Grunwell (D&G) Chris Corbett (D&G) Liam Carruthers (Powfoot) Neil Hamilton (Powfoot) Martin McNae (Lochmaben) Clark Riddick (Southerness) Ross Murray (Southerness) Andrew Kerr (Crichton) Nathan Watson (Kirkcudbright) All to […]

PEAT SALVER – KIRKCUDBRIGHTSHIRE v DUMFRIESSHIRE

This was the first match in 2016 for the Peat Salver, a match play competition between the three counties of Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire, and was played at Colvend on Wednesday 17 August. The course was in super condition and the sun beat down from a cloudless sky as the top game in the morning […]

SOUTH U16’s SELECT v DUMFRIES & COUNTY U16’s

On Monday 15 August 2016, sixteen of the finest young golfers in the Area gathered at Kirkcudbright Golf Club on a beautiful summer’s day to play a match between a South Select and Dumfries & County Golf Club. The match had been arranged to give the boys experience in match play team golf. All the […]

SOUTH JUNIORS v DURHAM JUNIORS

This was the last match of the season for the South Juniors in the Northern Counties League. Durham Juniors were the visitors to Thornhill Golf Club on Friday 12 August on a damp and cloudy day with the threat of heavy rain not far away. The course was in very good condition although both teams […]

JUNIOR TOUR TO NEWCASTLE

The South of Scotland Junior Team Tour to the Newcastle area from Tuesday 26 July to Friday 29 July 2016 included two NCF matches against Northumberland Juniors and Durham Juniors. The match against Northumberland Juniors was on Wednesday 27 July at the hilly, tree-lined parkland course at Burgham Park. The condition for the practice round […]

South U 16 v CUMBRIA U 16

On Saturday 30 July 2016 the South Under 16 team travelled to Cockermouth to seek revenge in the return match against the Cumbria Under 16 team. The course was in fine condition but the weather was unpleasant with cloudy skies and a cold stiff breeze from the south-west. The eight-man South team consisted of some […]