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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 which 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.  - see GSGB Meetings for 2017 for 
details.

Participating Clubs



The Society has the support of its Participating Clubs. These clubs include some of the 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 Tournaments

The Society sponsors golf tournaments for Junior Golfers who are under 14 on the day of the event. There are six events in 2016. 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 2016 news

  • The Mere Ts and Cs For those of you familiar with Strictly Come Dancing you will grasp how fascinating Ts and Cs can be... for the rest of us ... it's just something you have ...
    Posted 23 Nov 2016, 10:13 by Brian Ward
  • Sicily Tour #2 2016 REPORT ON GROUP 2 TOUR IN SICILY It was sun, sun, sun, all the way as the second GSGB group headed to the Donnafugata Resort and Spa near Comiso in ...
    Posted 31 Oct 2016, 10:31 by Brian Ward
  • Sicily Tour #1 2016 What a wonderful trip we had to Sicily.  34 intrepid travellers experienced the delights of balmy late summer Mediterranean weather, two lovely abutting golf courses and a roomy luxurious five ...
    Posted 16 Oct 2016, 11:26 by Paul Collier
  • Report Broadstone and Isle of Purbeck Broadstone & Isle of Purbeck Report   September 20th - 21st   2016 The GSGB September Meeting was held in Dorset at Broadstone and the Isle of Purbeck, two of the premier heathland courses ...
    Posted 28 Sep 2016, 10:22 by Brian Ward
  • Report Trentham and Beau Desert Trentham / Beau Desert Report   August 22nd – 23rd 2016  The GSGB August Meeting took place at Trentham and Beau Desert in Staffordshire where 73 members enjoyed playing two excellent ...
    Posted 28 Sep 2016, 10:24 by Brian Ward
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Tours


The Society runs Winter & 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 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,Mauritius 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.