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BACKGROUND

The Golf Society of Great Britain (The GSGB) was founded in 1955 with the object of promoting goodwill and providing funds to further the interest of the game in all its aspects.

 It now has about 750 members and a variety of activities described below. The GSGB is a non-profit making association, run by a properly constituted executive committee elected annually by its members.

Meetings and Competitions


The Society has many trophies that are competed for at the 2-day meetings that are held in different locations around England, Scotland and Wales. The images on this page are either from our recent meetings or from courses that we are about to visit.  

Participating Clubs


The Society has the support of its Participating Clubs. These clubs include some of the finest golf courses in the country and allow our members to play at a reduced green fee. See the Participating Clubs here. 

Understandably there are some restrictions. Members must not live close to the course and need to make arrangements in advance. It is an appreciated privilege of membership but not a right.


Junior Sponsorship

The Society sponsors the Junior Sections of our Participating Clubs by donating £600 when visiting them for an event. Golf tournaments for Junior Golfers who are under 14 on the day of the event are also held each year. At present the Laddie Lucas Spoon held at Prince's is the only scheduled event during 2021. Details can be found by clicking the link.

Members may also be interested in the recently introduced web site aimed at junior golf . UK Kids Golf


Headlines from latest news

  • Yorkshire Meeting September 2020 Hornsea/Ganton Report and Results   17th – 18th  September   Following the postponement of all of our earlier meetings during 2020 it was a relief to be able to complete the September ...
    Posted 9 Oct 2020, 09:35 by Brian Ward
  • T's and C's for Carden Park You can download the Terms and Conditions for the Carden Park AGM below.
    Posted 14 Nov 2019, 09:33 by Paul Collier
  • Costa Navarino Tour Report 2019 Thirty-two intrepid explorers met early one September morning at a frantic Gatwick airport.  By lunchtime, they were basking in the warm Greek sunshine and gazing on the azure Ionian ...
    Posted 3 Oct 2020, 09:52 by Brian Ward
  • Moor Park / Beaconsfield Report The GSGB September Meeting straddled the county lines of Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire when we visited Moor Park, playing the High Course on day one, and Beaconsfield on day two. Moor ...
    Posted 24 Sep 2019, 08:33 by Brian Ward
  • St Annes Old Links/Fairhaven Report St Annes Old Links / Fairhaven Report   August 19 th – 20 th 2019   The GSGB August Meeting took place over two of Lancashire's oldest and most famous links courses when ...
    Posted 22 Aug 2019, 06:32 by Brian Ward
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Tours



The Society runs Winter and Spring Golf Tours overseas and Summer & Autumn tours to different parts of the British Isles and nearby Europe.

Recent long haul tours have been to Italy, Tunisia, Austria, Argentina, Chile, South Africa, Kenya, Mauritius and Arizona and the Grand Canyon. 
Tours closer to home have visited destinations such as Belgium, Loire Valley, The West of Ireland, Turkey, Austria, Scotland, Bulgaria, Greece and France.  



These tours are not solely for golf and the participants can choose whether they want to play in every event or go on a variety of excursions. The tours are very popular and are enjoyed by all who take part. Early application is always advisable. Click the link in the index to see further details of this year's tours.



Copyright :- Overviews and images are courtesy of the owning club web sites - and are reproduced with their permission.