WELCOME TO THE MORAY & NAIRN GOLF LEAGUE

 

ELGIN GC WIN G. R. THOMSON SHIELD AFTER LAST GAME VICTORY OVER NAIRN GC SECURING FIRST SCRATCH LEAGUE TITLE SINCE 2003

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HANDICAP LEAGUE DRAW 2024

 

Last updated on 14th May 2024


*** "THE EARLY YEARS" gives the HISTORY AND ORIGINS OF THE LEAGUE***

USE SEARCH FACILITY ON UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF HOME PAGE TO ACCESS ALL RESULTS IN EITHER LEAGUE SINCE 2003 FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL PLAYER

 

 
     

G.R. THOMSON SHIELD

2024 WINNERS

HANDICAP LEAGUE TROPHY

2023 WINNERS

ELGIN GOLF CLUB
ELGIN GOLF CLUB

 

SUMMARY

 

ELGIN WIN 2024 SCRATCH LEAGUE

 
ELGIN WIN 2023 HANDICAP LEAGUE
 
(click on the ARCHIVES drop down menu for all past results and team photographs)

 


Five golf clubs - Elgin, Forres, Moray,Nairn and Nairn Dunbar, who are all clubs within the North District of the Scottish Golf Union, play annually in inter-club match-play competition in both Scratch and Handicap Leagues. Additionally, Hopeman Golf Club have been an Associate Member of the League since 2004 and play in the Handicap League.

Thomson Shield

The Scratch competition,for the prestigious G. R. Thomson Shield and first competed for in 1948, is played over the second weekend in May every year at one of the member club’s courses on the basis of a five year rotation. 2024 was the 75th playing of the League and was hosted by Elgin Golf Club. The 2025 competition from 8th-11th May will be held at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club.

Prize 2

The Handicap League, first played for in 1996, is also in a league format but spread over the months of May to August during which each club having two home and two away fixtures which are reversed the following season. The fifth and final series of matches are played at one venue on the same day. The final matches for the 2024 competition, Super Sunday,will be played on Sunday 25th August at Nairn DunbarGolf Club.

All games in both leagues are composed of 8 man teams.

The web site is intended to give some history of the League and statistics from matches played over the years but most importantly, to provide a results service of the season’s competitions as they progress.
There are also links to the Web sites of each of the Clubs as well as other golf-related sites.
I hope you enjoy visiting the League’s web site.

 

 


Robert McKerron
Chairman