Competitions

The Association runs 5 competitions for golfers whose home Club is in the South Area. It also runs 2 competitions for junior golfers. SOUTH OF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIP is a 36 hole open amateur scratch competition for competitors with a handicap of 8 or less. Played at Powfoot, Southerness and Stranraer in rotation. SOUTH OF SCOTLAND MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP – the top 16 players in the South of Scotland Championship qualify. It is played at Powfoot, Southerness and Stranraer in rotation. SOUTH OF SCOTLAND SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP is an 18 hole scratch competition for gentlemen golfers over 55. A handicaps competition, maximum 24,  is run concurrently with categories of 55 & over and 65 and over. THE SHAMASH TROPHY is a 36 hole open amateur scratch competition for competitors with a handicap of 8 or less. THE GILLESPIE CLASSIC is an 18 hole open amateur Four Ball Better Ball stableford competition for Ladies and Gentlemen. The handicap limits are 30 for Ladies and 24 for Gentlemen. Juniors with a handicap of 12 or better may play.

General Conditions of Play

The competition will be played in accordance with the Rules of Golf as approved by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews and in accordance with the Local Rules of the above Club. In the event of a tie a 3 hole play off will take place immediately after the completion of play. Other ties will be decided on the last 18 holes etc. On all other matters relating to the competition the decision of the competition committee shall be final.

Championship Secretary
Graeme Sharp
97 Georgetown Road
DUMFRIES
DG1 4DR
Tel 01387 266122

Email Graeme

The South of Scotland Championship

36 HOLE OPEN AMATEUR SCRATCH COMPETITION and AREA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP To be played at POWFOOT GOLF CLUB On SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST 2018 Entry is open to all male golfers whose home Club is in the South Area. Handicap limit is 8 and should the event be over-subscribed a ballot will take place. In the event of a tie a 3 hole play off will take place immediately after the completion of play. Other ties will be decided on the last 18 holes etc. ENTRY FEE: £15 OPTIONAL SWEEPS £2 Enter by submitting the online form or using the Entry Sheet. All entries must be returned to the Championship Secretary no later than first post on Saturday 4th August 2018.

The South of Scotland Match Play Championship

To be played at Powfoot on  Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August 2018. The top 16 players in the 36 hole in the Championship compete over two days for the title.

South of Scotland Senior Championship

18 HOLE  AMATEUR  COMPETITION to be played at Wigtownshire County 0n WEDNESDAY 1st  AUGUST 2018 Entry is confined to  male golfers over the age of 55 years on the day of the championship and whose home Club is in the South Area. Categories:- over 55 years, over 65 and over 71 years. There is no handicap limit but a maximum of 24 only will be allowed on the day. In the event of a tie a 3 hole play off will take place immediately after the completion of play. Other ties will be decided on the last 9 holes etc. ENTRY FEE: £8 OPTIONAL SWEEP £2 Scratch and Handicap Prizes will be awarded Enter by submitting the online form or using the Entry Sheet. Entries must be returned to the Championship Secretary no later than first post on Saturday 21st July 2017

Shamash Championship

A 36 hole open amateur scratch competition for competitors with a handicap of 8 or less to be played at KIRKCUDBRIGHT on Sunday 23rd September 2018. Entry is open to all male golfers and a the handicap limit is 8. Should the event be over-subscribed a ballot will take place. In the event of a tie a 3 hole play off will take place immediately after the completion of play. Other ties will be decided on the last 18 holes etc. ENTRY FEE: £12 OPTIONAL SWEEP £2 Enter by submitting the online form or using the Entry Sheet. All entries must be returned to the Championship Secretary no later than first post on 9th September 2017

Gillespie Classic Open Pairs

To be played at Brighouse Bay Golf Club on Sunday 18th  June 2017
FUN GOLF EVENT WITH A SERIOUS PURPOSE[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]On course prizes
Long Drive for Ladies Gents & Juniors
Nearest Pins Ladies Gents & Juniors
Straightest Drive
Mystery Prizes

Competition open to Ladies Gents Juniors or any
mixed pairing thereof
Four Ball Better Ball Stableford
Full Handicap Allowance
Entry £20 per team
(includes Hot filled roll, tea / coffee on arrival) prizes in each category
Winner of Trophy will be most points scored by ANY Pair regardless of mix

ENTRY FEE: £20 per Team

Enter by submitting the online form or using the Entry Sheet.

PLEASE SUPPORT THIS EVENT IT IS A MAJOR FUND RAISER FOR JUNIOR GOLF DEVELOPMENT IN YOUR AREA

Winners 2018

Competition

Player

Club

Venue

Shamish Trophy Graham Guthrie Maldon Kirkcudbright
Championship Garry Morrison Dumfries & County Powfoot
Matchplay Michael Grunwell Powfoot Powfoot
Drennan Salver Dumfriesshire Southerness
Order of Merit David Brodie  Newton Stewart
Senior Championship F Grant Wigtownshire County Wigtownshire County
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