Louis Fleming wins Junior Strokeplay

The Junior Strokeplay Championship was held at Sandyhills Golf Club on Monday 29th July. The winner was Louis Fleming of Haggs Castle Golf Club was a score of 74. The final scores for the event may be viewed here with photo of the winner.


GGU Matchplay quarter final update

The quarter final ties of the GGU Matchplay Championship were held at Pollok Golf Club today (Thursday 25th) commencing at 17.45. The results were as follows:


Scott Wearing

Craig Harper

Chris McMillan

Clark Nelson v Fraser Grant all square after 22 holes - match to finish at 07.45am on Sunday morning.

Chris McMillan wins WOS Boys

Congratulations to Chris McMillan of Bishopbriggs Golf Club who has won the West Of Scotland Boys Championship which was held at Williamwood on Monday 22nd July. Chris is a previous winner, his last title being in 2017. In second place was Logan Glately of Sandyhills Golf Club. Josh White also of Bishopbriggs did well in winning the Handicap Section and qualifying in 3rd place for the Matchplay.

Great results for all the Glasgow Boys who make up 50% of the last 16 Matchplay games.

View all the scores here


Performance Academy nominations

Nominations are now ‘OPEN’ for the 2019/20 Performance Academy Programme.

The Scottish Golf Performance Academy is the national programme for Scotland’s talented young golfers. Nurturing boys and girls from the age of 12 and upwards, the Performance Academy provides young players with a comprehensive coaching and support programme tailored to the needs of the individual to maximise their potential.

Using some of the country’s best facilities and PGA-trained coaches, the Scottish Golf Academy supports players each year through the programme with the objective of developing Scotland’s future generation of golfing winners through specialised, personal support.

For more information and a Nomination form visit Scottish Golf


Stephen Rogerson wins Strokeplay

The GGU Strokeplay Championship was held at Bishopbriggs Golf Club on Sunday 14th July. The event was won by Stephen Rogerson of Bishopbriggs, who won at the first extra hole over Andy Fairbairn of Cawder. The CSS for both rounds was 70. 

The Club Championship was won by Cawder Golf Club team of Andy Fairbairn, Graham Cross and Alistair Weir with a score of 278. Second were Cathkin Braes team of Greg Brown, Shaun Philbin and Colin Gardner on 279. 

The full results may be viewed here


Scottish Golf Development Academy

Registrations for the Scottish Golf Development Academy are now open. What is a Scottish Golf Development Academy?
A Scottish Golf Development Academy is a 50-hour coaching programme with additional non-technical coaching and education modules which are key to improving, not only as a golfer but as an individual.

Ready to take your game to the next level?
The Scottish Golf Development Academy aims to meet the needs of young golfers in Scotland striving to reach their personal golfing potential.

The Scottish Golf Development Academy offers highly qualified coaching advice to bridge the step between ClubGolf stage two coaching and the Scottish Golf Performance Academy programme, although players do not have to be part of stage two to join the programme. Each academy is selected for the quality of its practice facilities and the access to some of Scotland’s top coaches.

For more information, visit Scottish Golf here


David Lindsay wins the Summer Meeting

The GGU Summer Meeting was held on Sunday 16th June over Cawder Championship course. 62 players from various affiliated Clubs enjoyed the golf, and despite the intermittent heavy rain and hailstones, it did not dampen the players who all commented on the high quality of the course set up. Thanks again to Cawder Golf Club for hosting the event.

The full results may be viewed here.

Pictured here is the winner of the Summer Meeting Handicap Trophy David Lindsay Cowglen GC with a fine nett 68 being presented with the Trophy by Jim Wilson GGU Vice President.

Summer Mtga

Get involved - become a volunteer !

Interested in giving back to the game of golf? Perhaps you are looking for a new challenge or want to learn new skills while meeting new people? There are lots of opportunities across the game of golf where you can get involved, from supporting your club committee to helping out at events. For some roles, it helps to have a knowledge of golf, but you don’t have to play golf to become a volunteer; clubs need lots of people with a whole range of different skills.

What role would suit you? Think about what skills you could offer to a club and how much time you want to commit. There are plenty of different volunteer roles at clubs throughout Scotland, including:

Committee members – The committee exists to serve the club and to ensure everything runs smoothly so that its members receive the best possible service and experiences. Knowledge in areas of finance, business development, administration and governance are critical to the ongoing sustainability of the club.
Junior organiser – run events to encourage children to get into the game
Coaching – run sessions to teach new players how to play
New member buddy – help new players settle in at your club
Child Wellbeing and Protection Officer – safeguard the welfare of children at the golf club and report concerns
Events, socials and entertainment – plan events at your club such as family open days, new member recruitment sessions and social activities for existing members
Marketing and communications – develop your club’s marketing strategy and promotional material. Many clubs need help with marketing and communications, so experience in this area can be invaluable.

Read the full article from Scottish Golf here