Competitions

The Association runs 6 competitions for golfers whose home Club is in the South Area.

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 according to the area the current president of the Association. This year the rotation has been knocked out as a consequence of the Covid outbreak

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 SENIORS TROPHY 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. It is played at ??????? in rotation

THE SHAMASH TROPHY is a 36 hole open amateur scratch competition for competitors with a handicap of 8 or less. The Association runs 4 competitions for golfers whose home Club is in the South Area. It is played at ??????? in rotation

Champion of Champions

The Champion and runner up at each club are invited to play at the presidents home club.

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South Handicap Trophy

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Championship Secretary

We do not have a Championship Secretary at present. Entries for competitions should be made on the forms on the separate child pages for each.

Participants must pay their entry fee in advance to the Association.

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General Conditions of Play

Entries to competitions will be taken on a first come, first accepted basis where appropriate.

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.

The South of Scotland Championship

36 HOLE OPEN AMATEUR SCRATCH COMPETITION and AREA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

To be played at POWFOOT GOLF CLUB on Friday 20th AUGUST 2023
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: £20

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 12th August 2023.

The South of Scotland Match Play Championship

To be played at Powfoot on Saturday 26thand  Sunday 27th August 2023.

The top 16 players in the 36 hole in the Championship compete over two days for the title.

South of Scotland Seniors Trophy

18 HOLE  AMATEUR  COMPETITION to be played at Southerness on Wednesday 2nd August 2023

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 22nd July 2023

Shamash Championship

A 36 hole open amateur scratch competition for competitors with a handicap of 8 or less to be played at Dumfries & Galloway on Sunday 30th April 2023.

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: £20

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 25th March 2023

Winners 2019

Competition

Player

Club

Venue

Shamish Trophy N. Hamilton Dumfries & Galloway Stranraer
Championship Michael Grunwell Dumfries & Galloway Southerness
Matchplay Michael Grunwell Dumfries & Galloway Southerness
Drennan Salver Dumfriesshire Stranraer
Order of Merit Michael Grunwell Dumfries & Galloway
Senior Championship W McKenna Wigtownshire County Dumfries & Galloway