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Handicap Championships

A number of handicap events were available for club golfers of all ages and abilities in 2017, offering the chance to win national honours on a great variety of courses.

Full scoring on all Scottish Golf handicap events are available to view in our Championships section, using the drop down menu. Four events round-ups are also featured below…


PING Scottish Mixed Championship

The husband-and-wife pairing of Martin and May Britovsek savoured their ‘best Monday ever’ after seeing off competition from across the country to win the inaugural PING Scottish Mixed Championship at glorious Gleneagles.

Ping Mixed 1On a beautiful day in Perthshire, enjoyed by 40 club pairings, the East Kilbride duo won a ‘final like no other’ as the unique free-to-enter national event for club members came to a fitting conclusion over the superb Queen’s Course.

The exciting new competition saw male and female golfers of all ages and abilities come together at local level from clubs across the country, celebrating Scottish Golf’s new three-year partnership with PING, with great prizes on offer for all finalists.

Clubs will once again be invited to host a qualifying event next season with the chance for two of their members to win a place in the 2018 final.

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Club Handicap Championship

The Craibstone pairing of John Borthwick and Ian Still were left virtually speechless after overcoming the windy weather to be crowned Scottish Club Handicap winners for 2017.

Scottish Golf Club Handicap Championship - Craibstone 540 x 325At the Grand Final over The Torrance Course at Fairmont St Andrews, the Aberdeenshire duo posted a seven under par effort of 65 to edge home for victory.

Each club in Scotland was invited to host a local qualifying event for its members through an existing competition this season, with the two players topping the leaderboard (nett scores) going onto represent their club at one of five Regional Finals that took place in August and September.

The Scottish Club Handicap Championship has been the country’s biggest participation event since its launch in 1999, with around 20,000 club members taking part in local qualifying each year.

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Belhaven Captains & Secretaries Championship

Highland club Carrbridge celebrated after the pairing of Scott Henderson and Charlie MacDonald took the coveted Belhaven Captains & Secretaries Championship title in glorious conditions at Elie.

The duo combined perfectly to record a six-under par better-ball net score of 64, edging out nearest challengers Hayston and Cruden Bay by a single shot to take the silverware to Carrbridge for the first time.

Belhaven 300 x 97

With 40 clubs from across Scotland taking part in the final, having won through from five regional heats, competition was fierce for bragging rights among the captains and secretaries fraternity.

Each club in Scotland is invited to take part in the championship on an annual basis, with five regional qualifying events to choose from, running from May through to August.

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Revive Active Scottish Women’s Regional Medals

Last year’s event was sponsored for the first time by Revive Active, an Irish-based health food supplements brand, who also support women’s golf in Ireland.Revive active women's winners

The Revive Active Scottish Women’s Regional Medal Finals is a national event open to all affiliated clubs in Scotland, with each club invited to put forward the winners of their respective Silver and Bronze Medals to one of four Regional Finals the following season.

Each affiliated club of Scottish Golf Ltd is eligible to take part in this event, all female playing members, including juniors, with a CONGU® Competition Handicap are eligible to compete and win.

The winners of the Silver and Bronze Medals at each club in 2017 are eligible to compete in the Regional Medal Finals Qualifiers of their choice in 2018.

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2018 Revive Active Medal Final – Qualifiers

The Grand Final will take place at The Duke’s, St Andrews on Sunday 17 June

Online entry will be available from November 2017.

For more information on Handicap Championships, please contact the Events team on 01334 466477.