During 2019 Swanston Juniors can play for the following STROKE-PLAY TROPHIES.
June 22nd – ROMANO CUP
Presented in 1947 by Mr Bonar, Patron of the Club and of Dr Barnardo’s Homes.
July 13th – TONY GILBERT PUTTER
Presented in 1969 by Tony, who was the Club Greenkeeper/ Professional in 1967.
July 27th – CARSWELL CUP
Presented in 1959 by Miss Margaret Carswell, who founded Swanston Golf Club back in the 1920s.
September 7th – AUTUMN CUP
Additionally the STUART HUTCHINSON ORDER-of-MERIT TROPHY will be presented to the player with the two Best Nett Scores from the four competitions
SWANSTON JUNIOR MATCH-PLAY CHAMPIONSHIPS
The UNDER-18 Junior Championship Draw will be made on Friday 2nd August; players arrange their own matches. It is planned to play the Final, over 18 holes, starting half an hour behind the Gent’s afternoon round on Finals day, Saturday 17th August.
2018 Champion – David Halliday.
The UNDER-14 Championship (Qualifier) will be played – off new Junior BLUE tees – on Friday 9th August – 2.30 pm (9 holes) . Final on Finals Day (Sat 17th) behind U18 Club championship.
Current Champion, Arran Watt,
And a new UNDER-11 (P7 and below) Club Championship (Qualifier) will be played on the Templar Course on Friday 9th August at 5.30 pm. The final will be the following Friday, the 16th, at 5.30 pm.
You must choose between the two, you can play in either but not both.
An award is also given for The Most Improved Junior.
The 2018 recipient was Arran Watt.
In 2019 Swanston Juniors will be playing in a League of seven clubs: Baberton, Broomieknowe, Bruntsfield Links, Craigmillar Park, Dalmahoy, Morton Hall and Swanston. Teams consist of 3 Scratch players and 3 Handicap players.
For players without handicaps or with handicaps exceeding 36 there will be friendly matches between Swanston, Prestonfield, Ratho Park, Melville, Baberton and Craigmillar Park. Matches will be held on the Swanston Templar Course and Melville Golf Club, with the six teams, each consisting of 3 pairs playing a Shotgun Texas Scramble.
JUNIOR INTER-CLUB COMPETITION
To be held this year at the Merchants Golf Course. Two rounds each day on 8th & 12th July.