Latest news and club events

The club can be contacted by email admin@cupargolf.co.uk or by phone 01334 653549.

Latest news and events is underneath Covid19 information

Covid-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 REOPENING PLAN - see below for updates

Friday 11 September 2020

Goverment Update

Following the First Minister's update yesterday and a recent visit from Environmental Health we would like to advise members that the following changes will come into immediate effect within the clubhouse and beer garden:

Staff will be required by law now to wear face coverings.

We would also like to remind all members of the existing COVID measures which must be followed at all times :

Thanks to everyone for their continued support. It is extremely important that all members and visitors adhere to these rules to ensure the health and safety of everyone using the facilities.

Sunday 9 August 2020

Gents Open back on

Following the announcement by Scottish Golf that open competitions could now be played, the Committee have decided that Gents Open will go ahead and rescheduled for Saturday 29 August.

Tuesday 3 August 2020

Gents Open Cancelled

Unfortunately due to Scottish Government and Scottish Golf restrictions on holding open competitions, the club committee have no option but to cancel this years Gents Open which was scheduled for Saturday 15 August.

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Phase 3

In accordance with the Scottish Governments Phase 3 timetable, the clubhouse will be reopening on Wednesday 15th July with physical distancing measures in operation.  It is important that all members and visitors familiarise themselves with the reopening arrangements to ensure the safety and wellbeing of yourself and others.

One Way System

Lounge

Gents Locker Room

Ladies Locker Room

Ladies/Gents Toilets

Hand sanitizers will be available throughout the clubhouse and members and visitors are encouraged to wash their hands frequently in accordance with Scottish Government guidance to prevent cross contamination and the spread of infection.

Signs are in place throughout the building to remind members and visitors of these new requirements.

The Greenhouse Bar & Grill will be open on Wednesday 15th July to welcome golfers back to the clubhouse. However, after this week the Greenhouse Bar & Grill will be closed every Wednesday in line with the agreed opening times for food & drink at the clubhouse.

Sunday 29 June 2020

Tee Time Booking

The committee have been made aware that a small minority of members are not adhering to specific parts of the clubs COVID19 reopening plan. Please ensure that you comply with all aspects of the COVID19 reopening plan.

The committee would like to remind members of the following points:

Friday 19 June 2020

Phase 2

Following guidance from Scottish Golf issued on Thursday 18 June, the club can confirm that 3 ball bookings are now available from Monday 22 June 2020. This will apply to competitions and casual play.  Groups of 4 four players will be allowed for casual play.

The following must be adhered to:

No other changes are being made at the moment but this is being kept under review by the club committee and any further changes will be announced as and when required.

Sunday 14 June 2020

Competitions

The gents 18 hole competitions start on Saturday 20 June 2020; Gents Tuesday 9 hole medals start on 23 June 2020.  Thursday 9 hole medals start on 25 June 2020 for both gents and ladies..

Junior competitions start on Sunday 28 June 2020.

Details of competition entry and scoring have been circulated to all members.

Friday 29 May 2020

Course Open

The club is delighted to welcome back members, their guests and visitors back to the course this morning.  Special mention must go to our greenkeeper Gary Douglas for the work he's put into maintaining the course over the lockdown period.  Enjoy your game and ensure adherence to social distancing rules.

All clubhouse facilities including locker rooms and toilets will remain closed.

Wednesday 27 May 2020

The club have published its COVID-19 Reopening Plan which has been made available to members by email and published on the club website.  All members, their guests and visitors should adhere to the guidelines stated in the document. 

Tuesday 26 May 2020

The club committee are pleased to advise that, subject to final confirmation from the First Minister on Thursday, we will be reopening the golf course on Friday 29th May to members, guests and visitors.

The clubs Reopening Plan which sets out the measures and protocols that will be in operation for all golfers and which reflect the guidance from the Scottish Government, the R&A and Scottish Golf.

Please familiarise yourself with its contents and then adhere to the guidelines when you resume playing. The purpose of the guidelines is to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of all golfers using the facilities.

The honesty box will NOT be in operation so all payments for member guest should be made by bank transfer in advance.  Visitors must book at pay online.

Monday 25 May 2020

The Scottish Government plans to allow the reopening of golf courses from Friday 29 May 2020 , subject to final confirmation expected on Thursday 28 May 2020.

Cupar Golf Club plans to reopen on Friday and allow members, guests and visitors to play recreational golf with appropriate social distancing measures in place. Saturday mornings will be reserved for members and members guests only.  In accordance with the guidance from Scottish Golf all golfers must book online in advance and no drop in golfers will be permitted.

All clubhouse facilities will remain closed.

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Course and Clubhouse are now closed until further notice in line with Government restrictions and advice from Scottish Golf.

Friday 20 March 2020

The Committee held an emergency meeting on Thursday 19 March 2020 to discuss the arrangements to be put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due regard was taken of advice from the Government and Scottish Golf. It was agreed that the club will remain open for the foreseeable future, but temporary measures will be introduced to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of members, visitors and staff. This position will be reviewed on a frequent basis and in light of any further guidance from the Government.  The Golf Course is OPEN and available for fresh air and exercise however we would ask all members and visitors to follow the following Government advice in regards to isolation and social distancing as required https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

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Events

All events are subject to Scottish Golf and Government guidance.

Details of events will published in due course.

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Latest news

Specsavers Senior Gents Open

After a 5 year absence we were delighted to stage our Senior Gents Open on Tuesday 29 Spetember and welcome both members and visitors from all over Scotland.  The event was a huge success and will definitely be back in our open programme next year.

The overall winner of the Senior Open was Eric Williamson with a net score of 60. A close runner up was Brian Douglas with Robert Patrick in 3rd place, both having net scores of 61.

The best scratch score was by Richard Finnie who shot 69 in blustery conditions this afternoon, closely followed by runner up Jim McArthur (70) and in third place Alan Gardiner (72).

The club would like to thank all the golfers who supported the event and hope to see you all again next year.

Special thanks to the Cupar volunteers who helped run and administer the event today including Stewart Wilson, Jake Murray, Douglas Smith and Jim Backhouse.

As usual the course was in excellent condition and special mention to greenkeeper Gary Douglas for setting up a fair test for the golfers.

Finally we would like to thank our sponsors for the day Specsavers Cupar and their ongoing support is much appreciated by the club and its members.

The full results are on the club website which can be accessed on the following link - http://www.cupargolfclub.co.uk/results.html.

Posted 30/09/2020

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Open Texas Scramble

We had an exceptional number of entries for today’s Open Texas Scramble when 29 teams and 115 players battled it out for the victory in fine conditions.

The results were-

  1. D Elder, G Wood, M James, K McConnell   50.2
  2. N Robinson, G Robinson, D Wilson, M Thomson 51.6
  3. W Melrose, M Craig, S Hutcheon, L Dalrymple 52.6

We would like to thank all the teams that entered and look forward to seeing you again next year.

Special thanks to the Greenhouse Bar & Grill for providing the catering on the day and to the St Andrew's Brewing Co for providing prizes for the nearest the pin competition.

Posted 22/09/2020

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Club Champions Crowned

The conclusion of the Club Championship Finals took place on Monday 14 September as Mackenzie Williamson defeated Aidan Hughes in the Junior Club Championship final.  Congratulations to Mackenzie on his victory and Aiden for reaching the final.

On Sunday (13 September), Roddy Spence won the Gents Club Championship by defeating John Stevenson in the final. After a closely fought first 18 holes Roddy went on to win the 36 hole final 7&6 and claim the victory.  Congratulations to Roddy on his achievement and to John for reaching the final.

Congratulations also to Graham Honeyman who won the Handicap Club Championship yesterday after defeating Austin MacPhee in the final.

Posted 15/09/2020

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CUPAR GOLF CLUB’S FAMOUS “PERI” COMPETITION

Cupar Golf Club held its annual away day and the competition for the Club’s famous Peripatetic (“Peri”) Trophy on Friday 4 Spetember 2020.  The magnificent original Victorian trophy is in the British Golf Museum in St Andrews and the Club now plays for a more modern cup.  This year, the competition was held on the Ferntower Course at Crieff with 33 members playing in fine conditions despite some challenging winds.

The morning competition was for the “Peri.” trophy itself and produced a very close finish.  Colin Knight (pictured belo) won the trophy with a net 71, but only won with a better inward nine from runner up Robbie Sibanda. Last years winner John Stevenson put up a great defence to finish in 3rd place.

The longest drive competition was won by Dod Player with Lee Munro claiming the prize for nearest the pin.

The afternoon event was an enjoyable Texas Scramble on the Dornock Course for eleven teams.  The winners were the team of Sandy Young, Dod Player and Keith Ridley who returned a winning score of gross 31 for the nine holes in some blustery conditions.

The outing returned to Cupar for a well-earned meal and refreshments after which Cupar Club Captain, Keith Ridley, presented the Peri trophy and prizes.  He congratulated Colin Knight and the other winners and thanked The Greenhouse Bar & Grill for their excellent hospitality and all those who had been involved in organising the event particularly John Stevenson and Derek Murray.

Vice Captain John Stevenson presented the prizes for the Texas Scramble and then Club President, Joe Manson, added his own traditional contribution to the awards.  

It had been a great day and the “Peri.” continues to hold a very special place in the Cupar Golf Club calendar.

posted 7/09/2020

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Dumbarine Outing

16 Cupar members visiting Scotland’s newest course, Dumbarnie Links, on Sunday 30 September 2020.  The weather was favaourbale and Roddy Spence produced some excellent golf to win the 18 hole stabelford event.  Manay thanks for vice-captain, John Stevenson for organising the outing.

The top scores were:

1st place - Roddy Spence, 38 points

2nd place - Bradley Burnett, 36 points

3rd place - Liam Smart, 33 points

4th place - Alan Gardiner & Cameron Little, 32 points.

Posted 31/08/2020

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Gents Open

Saturday’s Gents Open was a huge success with 99 players taking part in a very keenly contested competition thankfully in fine weather conditions. We would like to thank everyone who participated and realy hope you enjoyed your day.

The result of the Scratch Competition was -

1  Michael Smith (Cupar)            66

2 Kevin McColm (Cupar)            69

3 John Stevenson ( Cupar)         70

The result of the Handicap Competition was -

1 Duncan Donald (Cupar)           59

2 Greg Honeyman (Ladybank)   63

3 Scott Hutcheon (Cupar)          64

Unfortunately due to the current restrictions it wasn't possible to stage the normal prizegiving this year so the winners should contact the Match Secretary to collect their prizes.

Special thanks to Head Greenkeeper Gary Douglas for preparing the course which was in fantastic condition as usual and to Match Secretary Derek Murray for his efforts in organising and running the event. We also appreciate the assistance of other members who helped in course preparation, registration and scoring.

Thanks to Leon & Debbie and the Greenhouse Bar & Grill for providing the excellent bar and catering service which was enjoyed by golfers throughout the day.

Finally, the club would like to thank our main sponsor for the day Cupar Tyre & Auto Centre as their ongoing support is vital in ensuring the continued success of this key event.

Keith Ridley

Club Captain

Posted 31/08/2020

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Club Merchandise

Reminder to all members that the closing date for orders for the range of club merchandise is Friday 14 August 2020; all members have been sent the details of merchandise and order process by email.

Posted 04/08/2020

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Reciprocal deals

The club has agreed two new reciprocal deals with the Fairmount, St Andrews for both the Torrance and Kittocks courses; as well as St Fillians Golf Club.  Detailsl can be found at http://www.cupargolfclub.co.uk/memberships.html.

Posted 26/07/2020

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New catering franchise

The eare delighted to announce that the the club has appointed a new catering franchise which will operate as the Greenhouse Bar & Grill under the management of Leon Sinclair and Debbie Douglas.  Opening day is Tuesday 7 July 2020.

The committee look forward to working with Leon and Debbie to develop and improve the service available to members and visitors.

Posted 05/07/2020

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New members

The club is delighted to welcome a number of new members as well as some returning faces back into the club in recent weeks.  Since lockdown restrictions have been eased by the Scottish Government, the club is proud to have welcomed 31 new members into the club.  All members have 14 day booking privileges with NO RESTRICTIONS ON THE NUMBER OF ROUNDS PER WEEK.

Posted 05/06/2020

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Catering Franchise

Craig Trewern from “Around - Food & Drink” advised the club that he would not be renewing the catering franchise after 31 May 2020.  Upon departing, Craig expressed his sadness at leaving but wishes the club all the best for the future in these difficult times.  The club committee thank Craig and his team for providing high quality catering and bar services over the last 2 years.

The committee are currently in discussions with a number of interested parties with a view to having a new franchise in place by the time Government restrictions are relaxed to allow some catering and bar services to reopen.

Posted 02/06/2020

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Quiz Night

The club hosted the first quiz night of the year on Saturday evening (29 February) with 12 teams battling it out for the top prize.  Congratulations to the "Wheelie Bins" on their victory. Thank you to quiz master George Brown, the Around - Food & Drink team and all those members and guests that attended.

Posted 03/03/2020

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2020 Interclub matches

The club have several interclub matches set for 2020 as detailed below -

Fife league

After much deliberation the club has decided not to participate in the Fife Summer Scratch league but instead entered a team into division 4 of the handicap league.  Opponents in division 4 are Crail, Burntisland, The Dukes sand Scotscraig.

Dates for home and away fixtures against Leuchars Golf Club are to be confirmed.

GolfSixes league

The junior section will compete in the East Fife GolfSixes league in 2020 against junior teams from Anstruther Golf Club, Crail Golfing Society, Lundin Ladies Golf Club and The New Golf Club, St Andrews.

Posted 02/03/2020

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Cupar Sunday Winter Golf League

The Cupar Sunday Winter Golf League is a new weekly competition run during February, March and April.  The Competition is open to all male and female members as well as non-members.

Its a 9 hole competition starting on 2 February 2020 and running for 8 weeks.  Final day is on 5 April 2020.  Overall 1st prize of £100, plus £10 1st place prize per qualifying week.  The more players that sign up, the bigger the prize fun available.

Bacon Roll and Hot Drink included every week for each player.  Tee off times between 0930 and 1200 every Sunday during the competition period. Entry fee is £50 for members or £65 for non-members for all 8 qualifying weeks. Minimum of 5 weeks have to be played with best 3 scores taken for finals qualification.

Please consider playing.  We are reliant on members committing to play in club events and making this a success to support the club as well as the catering franchise.  If interested, please get in touch with Craig at the bar to enter.

Posted 19/01/2020, updated 26/01/2020

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Annual General Meeting Thursday 23 January 2020

The club’s AGM was held on Thursday 23 January 2020.  The details of the meeting will be published in due course however there were no membership fee increases.  The club are please to confirmed that John Stevenson was elected into the vacacnt Vice-Captain role and the new commitee was formed for the 2020/2021 season.

Posted 26/01/2020

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Venue hire at Cupar Golf Club

Looking for a venue for a party, funeral tea or meeting then why not try Cupar Golf Club?

The lounge bar is available for bookings and costs only £20 per hour.  The lounge bar has a capacity of up to 60 people and has stunning views over the golf course.  A meeting room is also available for bookings and costs just £10 per hour.  The meeting room can accommodate up to 15 people.  On site catering is provided by Around Food & Drink and a typical buffet menu is attached for information.

If you're a member of the club then a 50% discount applies to room bookings. For further information email the club at admin@cupargolf.co.uk.

Posted 13/12/2019

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Around - Food and Drink 2019 Christmas Menu

Book your festive meal with Around - Food & Drink at Cupar Golf Club.   Non memebrs welcome.

Posted  01/12/2019

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Winter membership

November to March - only £50

Winter medals, no mats, full green...interested? Then contact admin@cupargolf.co.uk for more details.

Posted 11/11/2019

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Cupar Fireworks Display - Sunday 3 November 2019

Despite some bad weather earlier in the day over 1000 people attended the Cupar Fireworks Display hosted by Cupar Golf Club on Sunday 3 November 2019.  21CC Fireworks had again been commissioned to run the display.  Club captain Keith Ridley on behalf of the committee would like to thank to everyone who helped before, during and after the event – “your support is very much appreciated”.

                

Posted11/11/2019

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Fireworks Night - Sunday 3 November – Volunteers

The club will be staging the annual Fireworks Display on Sunday 3 November with gates opening at 4.30pm. The display will commence at around 6pm.

Last years event was a huge success with over 1600 people in attendance and very positive feedback on the display, food etc.  

We are still looking for several volunteers to carry out various roles on the night such as managing entry, collecting money, stewarding at various locations, sale of teas/ coffees etc. Last year we had approximately 30 volunteers supporting the event.  If you would be prepared to volunteer on the night you can either add your name to the Volunteers List which is on the club noticeboard or email us at admin@cupargolf.co.uk.

We are also still looking for donations for the Tombola stall on the night so if you would like to donate a prize then please hand it in to Craig or one of his team.

Finally, if anyone has any high visibility jackets or buckets they could loan us for the night that would be much appreciated.

I'm sure the Fireworks Display will be another huge success for the club and enjoyed by the local community. Please spread the word and promote the event to family and friends as the more people we attract the better it is for the club.

Thank you for your support.

Keith Ridley

Club Captain

Posted18/10/2019

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Course Update

Monday 13 October 2019

Greens will be verti-drained on Wednesday morning all going well with the weather. This will open up the greens and help them drain better over the winter months.

Medal tees have now been brought in for the winter. It was hoped to stretch this till end of October, but it has got wet in places such as walkways to teeing grounds etc. So, we have shortened the course slightly and yellow box tees will be in use until end of November before we go onto our winter tees.

Preferred lies are in operation and can I remind all golfers using the course to please repair their pitchmarks. Greens are soft after all this rain recently.

We are still cutting just now as much as we can, but areas are starting to get wet and it’s not always possible to cut everything so easily now. Leaves will be our next problem in the next few weeks so please be patient as we will be trying to keep leaves off greens and out of bunkers as much as possible.

There is winter work planned once the grass cutting has stopped. Updates will be posted on here with works being carried out over the winter.I hope you have all enjoyed the summer season, it’s been a long one for me on the course with some strong growing conditions and some brutal rainfall over the summer. It has helped however with any areas that were affected last season with drought.  These areas have recovered well.

Hopefully winter is kind to us!

Gary Douglas

Head Greenkeeper

Posted14/10/2019

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Catering Winter Hours

Tuesday 1 October 2019

Around -Food and Drink Cupar Golf Club have reverted to their winter. Non-Members are invited to come along. Golf Club memebrs received 10% discount.  To book contact around.cupar@gmail.com or 07885662841.

 

Posted 01/10/2019

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Ladies Outing

Saturday 21 September 2019

Cupar Ladies Section held their annual outing at Elmwood Golf Course on Saturday afternoon where they competed for the Peattie Trophy.  On a beautiful sunny day enjoyed by all, the competition was won by Linda Dalrymple (R) with Shona Gatherum (L) as runner up.

Posted 23/09/2019

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Specsavers Mixed Open Texas Scramble

Saturday 21 September 2019

The Specsavers Mixed Open Texas Scramble was held on Saturday 21 September, with 15 teams competing in lovely sunny weather.

In a closely fought contest the eventual winners were Hugh Ironside, Liam Smart, David Scott and George Lorimer with a winning score of 54.9.  Runners up were Gary Wood, David Elder, Richard Elder and Kenneth McCormick with a score of 56.5.

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all the participating teams who made the event such a success.

The Club would particularly like to thank our sponsors for the day Specsavers Cupar.   The branch, located at 32 Crossgate, Cupar, only opened earlier this year and we are delighted they have formed an early association with the club.

Posted 23/09/2019

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Junior Outing

Sunday 15 September 2019 

13 juniors took part in the annual outing to the Balgove, St Andrews on Sunday 15 September 2019.  It was an enjoyable afternoon out for the junior section.  The sun was out but the players had to battle the windy conditions; well done to those that took part.  The winners will be announced at the junior prizegiving on 6 October 2019.

 

Posted 17/09/2019

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Stevenson goes back-to-back

Friday 13 September 2019

Congratulations to John Stevenson, who retained the peripatetic cup which was played at Edzell Golf Club on Friday 13 September 2019.  The afternoon 3-man Texas Scramble was won by John Stevenson, Roddy Spence and Stewart Wilson.  John now has the task of choosing the 2020 venue as he looks to make it three consecutive wins…. who can stop big John?

Posted 17/09/2019

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Successful Race Night

Saturday 31 August 2019

A race night was held at the club on Saturday 31 August 2019 to sraise funds to help develoep junior golf at Cupar Golf Club.  Proceeds from the race night, raffle and online auctions hel raise over £1000 for the junior section.

Junior Convenor, Cameron Little commented -

“It was great to see the clubhouse busy on Saturday evening for the race night.  The money which was raised will help to develop and grow the junior section at Cupar Golf Club.  We currently have 29 junior members who will hopefully continue to progress and eventually become adult members of Cupar Golf Club.  All the junior members and myself as Junior Convenor really appreciate the support and generosity shown towards junior golf at Cupar.

There are few people to thank for making the night a success:

Lastly, a huge thank you must go to Chris Wroniecki who raised the idea of hosting a race night and who organised tickets, sponsorship and without him the event would not have happened.”

Posted 02/09/2019

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Grant Cup – Juniors & Adults

Sunday 25 August 2019

Glorious late summer weather welcomed 14 junior and adult pairs to Cupar for the annual Grant Cup, an alternative shot competition over 9 holes.  Well done to all that played and to all the prize winners; a four way tie for third place and a three way tie for second place but there was only one winner.  Congratulations to Thomas and Fraser who took home the title by six shots.  Thank you to all the participants who played and the ‘Around – Food and Drink’ team for their hospitality.

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Cupar Gents Open

Saturday 17 August 2019

The club held its annual Gents Open on Saturday 17 August, with 79 players testing their golfing skills in blustery conditions.  The club would like to thanks all the participants and congratulate the various competition winners -

Best scratch score - Michael Smith (Cupar).

Best handicap score - Cameron Little (Cupar).

Best senior (Over 50) - Sandy Young (Cupar).

Closet to pin – Kevin McColm (9th hole) & Cameron Little (18th hole).

Results

Scratch

1st Michael Smith (Cupar), 67

2nd John Stevenson (Cupar), 69

3rd Ian Webster (Dukes), 71

Handicap

1st Cameron Little (Cupar), 65

2nd Sandy Young (Cupar), 66 (BIH)

3rd Bradly Burnett (Scotscraig), 66

Captian, Keith Ridley commented “The open was a huge success and we are very grateful to Gary Douglas our greenkeeper for providing an excellent course set up, Jake Murray and Douglas Smith for their efforts in organising the competition, the Around Food and Drink Team for their great service and all the other volunteers who helped out on the day. I’d also like to thank our main sponsors for the day, Cupar Tyres & Autos, as their support is greatly appreciated.”

Cupar Golf Club’s next open competition is the Open Texas Scramble on Saturday 21 September 2019.

Posted 19/08/2019

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Scratch team season round-up

2019 Fife Scratch Summer League, Division 2

Tuesday 6 August

Cupar 3

Burntisland 3

Cupar remained undefeated at home during the 2019 season thanks to a well-deserved draw after only manging to field 5 players earlier this month.  

Unfortunately due the availability of players, the decision was made to concede the final match of the season away to Dunfermline.  Overall it was decent effort from a small club resulting in three wins, three losses and two draws over the season.  Dunfermline have been crowned 2019 champions – congratulations to them and we await the results of the remaining league fixtures to confirm Cupar’s final league position.

Thanks to the following players for representing the club during the season – John Stevenson (Captain), Roddy Spence, Andrew Killean, Ben Honeyman, Giancarlo Panetta, Marcus Rickard, Richard Finnie, Michael Smith, Sandy Young, Cameron Little and Jason Steele.

Posted 19/08/2019

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Trades & Small Businesses Open

Sunday 28 July 2019

Cupar staged its annual Trades & Small Businesses Open, sponsored by Island Leisure Lodges Perth on 28 July 2019.

This years winning team were Spring Box - represented by Dod Player, Calum Player, Gerhar Van Dizl and Ron Lloyd; runners up were The Tradesmen with the Makein & McNab A team in third place.  Thanks have gone to everyone who helped and contributed to the day.

Posted 19/08/2019

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Scratch team remain undefeated at home

2019 Fife Scratch Summer League, Division 2

Tuesday 25 July 2019

Cupar 5.5

Thornton 0.5

 

The scratch team remain undefeated at home this season, thanks to a one-sided victory against Thornton last night.  Wins for Marcus Rickard, Michael Smith, John Stevenson, Andrew Killean and Cameron Little plus a half match by Sandy Young maintained the team’s chances of securing the division 2 title with only two games to go.  Remaining fixtures are Burntisland at home on 6 August and before a trip to Dunfermline on 21 August.  The match was played in glorious evening sunshine with the course receiving positive comments from the visiting team.  

Posted 24/07/2019

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Race night to aid junior golf

A race night is being held at the club on Saturday 31 August, details below -

Posted 23/07/2019

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Around – Food & Drink - July Opening Hours

The catering and bar opening hours for the remainder of July are as follow -

Posted 16/07/2019

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Quiz, Curry and Night Time Golf

The club held a quiz & curry night on Saturday 29 June 2019.  16 teams participated in the general knowledge quiz.  George Brown was in the chair as quizmaster; well done to “The Masters” who were crowed the winning team on the night.  Participants enjoyed a choice of curries and accompanying dishes provided by Craig Trewern and his “Around – Food & Drink” team.

 

During the evening two of the club’s newest members Stuart Rankine & Iain Duncan playing golf through the night to raise funds for Children's Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) www.chas.org.uk and Calums Cabin (http://www.calumscabin.com/).  After a slight delayed start due to a thunder and lightning storm, Stu and Iain teed off at 8pm on Saturday night in front of packed clubhouse veranda and continued playing golf through until 8am on Sunday morning.  Using luminous golf balls and several glow sticks to mark fairways and flags; the pair played through the night, although scores were not recorded.  

 

A raffle was held after the quiz to contribute to their fundraising efforts.  So far the pair have raised £1000 for their chosen charities. Donations still welcome online at https://www.justgiving.com/teams/golfinthedark.

 

Well done to Stu and Iain, who were both all accounts a bit stiff and tired, although they decided to give the Tuesday medal a miss for obvious reasons!

Posted 09/07/2019

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Home Draw

2019 Fife Scratch Summer League, Division 2

Tuesday 25 June 2019

Cupar 3

Aberdour 3

 

The scratch team remain undefeated at home this season, thanks to a 3-3 draw against Aberdour last night.  Points were secured by Marcus Rickard, Michael Smith and Roddy Spence.  Well done to all the team members.  A good match played in good spirit.  Remaining fixtures are Thornton (Home on 23 July), Burntisland (Home on 6 August) and Dunfermline (Away on 21 August).

 Posted 26/06/2019

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Open Texas Scramble - Cancelled

The Open Texas Scramble scheduled for Sunday 23 June has been cancelled due to a shortage of participating teams.  The competition will now be rescheduled to Saturday 21st September 2019 which was originally a Gents 3/4 player scramble on the fixture list, and will be an Open Competition, sponsored by Specsavers Cupar.

Posted 21/06/2019

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Open Texas Scramble - Sponsored by Specsavers Cupar

The club will be hosting an Open Texas Scramble on Sunday 23rd June 2019. Teams are for 3 or 4 players and the entry fee is £20 per team.  Teams must have one visiting player. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed teams.  Our thanks go to Specsavers Cupar who have very kindly agreed to sponsor this years competition.

To enter please access the link below and select the "book now" option for the Open Texas Scramble to progress to booking and payment.

https://www.brsgolf.com/cupar/opens_home.php

Posted 17/06/2019

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Back to Back wins!!

2019 Fife Scratch Summer League, Division 2

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Cupar 4

Dunfermline 2

 

In the first home game of the season, Cupar defeated Dunfermline courtesy of wins by Andrew Killean, Sandy Young, Richard Finnie and Cameron Little.  Well done to all the team members.  The team now have two wins and two defeats from the first half of their fixtures. Remaining fixtures are Aberdour (Home on 25 June), Thornton (Home on 23 July), Burntisland (Home on 6 August) and finally Dunfermline (Away on 21 August).

Posted 12/06/2019

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New champions crowned!

 

The 2019 club championship finals took place on Sunday (9 June 2019).  Marcus Rickard took home the scratch title again beating Roddy Spence 3&2 over the 36 hole final while Martin Kirkbride triumphed in the handicap championship beating Fraser Little on the 19th hole.

 

Well done to the winners and all the participants in this year's club championship.

Posted 10/06/2019

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Junior Interclub Match

As part of Cupar's ongoing links with Tom Ogilvie, PGA Professional at the Dukes, St Andrews, an interclub match was arranged between the junior sections of both clubs on Sunday 2 June 2019.  See junior page (http://www.cupargolfclub.co.uk/juniors.html) for full report on the match.

Posted 05/06/2019

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First win of the season!!

2019 Fife Scratch Summer League, Division 2

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Aberdour 2

Cupar 4

The 6 man team which included two debutants travelled to Aberdour on the back of two consecutive away defeats in the Fife Summer League.  Wins for Marcus Rickard, John Stevenson, Ben Honeyman plus halved matches for Michael Smith and Sandy Young contributed to Cupar’s winning score.  Well done to all the team members. The club now start a run of four consecutive home matches starting on 11 June against Dunfermline.

Posted 29/05/2019

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Cheese & Wine Evening

The Cheese & Wine Evening was a fantastic success with a packed clubhouse and over 60 people enjoying some excellent wine and a great selection of cheeses provided by Craig and the Around Food & Drink team. Special thanks to John Houston, Colin Todd and Joe Manson for all their hard work in organising the event which included a silent auction and raffle to raise funds for the club.

The club is extremely grateful to all the organisations and individuals who donated prizes which generated over £800 due to the generosity of the successful bidders.

Posted 27/05/2019

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Club Results

 

2019 Fife Scratch Summer League, Division 2

Friday 17 May 2019

Thornton 4

Cupar 2

Wins again for Marcus Rickard and Roddy Spence not enough to avoid a second away defeat.  The next fixture is on 28 May away at Aberdour before the team start a run of four consecutive home matches.

 

Interclub match

Saturday 18 May 2019

Leuchars Army Base – 3.5

Cupar – 1.5

Golfers braved the difficult conditions in a keenly contested match over the Eden Course, St Andrews.  Thanks to Leuchars for their post-match hospitality and Cupar will host the return fixture on Sunday 7 July 2019.

Posted 20/05/2019

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2019 Fife Scratch Summer League, Division 2

Friday 10 May 2019

Burntisland 4

Cupar 2

Wins for Marcus Rickard and Roddy Spence not enough to avoid an away defeat in the opening league match. Next match away vs Thornton on 17 May 2019.

Posted 12/05/2019

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Social Event - Cheese and Wine evening

The the club are holding a Cheese and Wine evening with a silent auction on Saturday 25 May 2019 starting at 7.30pm.  Tickets are available at the bar and cost £8 for members and £10 for guests. It would be great to see a good turnout and we hope to raise money for the club through the silent auction.  Any donations for the auction would be most appreciated.  Enquires can be made to any committee member.

                                                                                                                        

Posted 09/05/2019

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Thursday medals

The club committee has decided to change the format of Thursday medals to 9 hole stableford, with immediate effect, in order to increase the number of participants.  In addition these competitions will also be open to lady members and count towards handicap adjustments.

Posted 07/05/2019

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Junior season kicks off

Fourteen young intrepid golfers braced the chilly April conditions on Sunday (7 April) to kick off the new junior golf season.  Eager to get out on the course, many for the first time this year, 6 players tackled the new 9 hole format and the club welcomed 3 new members into the junior section.  Afterwards players and parents enjoyed the refreshments on offer by Craig Trewen and his team from “Around – Food & Drink” prior to a short prizegiving.

 

Congratulations to the winners on the day and all the best for the rest of the 2019 season.  We hope to see lots of participants at the forthcoming junior events either as a player, parent (aka caddie) or spectator.

Posted 08/05/2019

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Fife Summer League – Players Wanted!!!!!!

Cupar Golf Club will again be taking participating in the Fife Scratch Summer League this year.  Last year the club did well to finish tied 2nd place narrowly missing promotion to league 1 by a single point, but at times it was also a struggle to get a team out due to lack of available players.

So this year we would like to widen our pool of players to anyone with a single figure handicap. If you would be keen to play in the Summer League team then please contact John Stevenson or email admin@cupargolf.co.uk.

For each match we will select a team of 6, plus 2 reserves. If you are a reserve we would expect you to keep the evening available unless notified otherwise.

It is a great opportunity to play on four other good golf courses across Fife as well as being an honour to represent Cupar GC. It is expected you will join your opponent after the match for a meal in the club.

Fixtures are home and away ties against Dunfermline, Aberdour, Thornton, Burntisland. First match is Friday 10th May.

Posted 06/04/2019

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Season opener

The summer golf season started on Saturday 30 March 2019 when the club held its opening match.  Congratulations to Hugh Ironside, Drew Johnston and David Scott on winning the Tri-Am.

 

Afterwards the annual prizegiving was held for the winners of both summer and winter competitions during the 2018/19 season. Congratulations to all the winners and special thanks to Derek Murray and Douglas Smith for organising all the competitions over the past year.

9 hole stableford medals start on Tuesday 2 April 2019 and 18 hole strokeplay medals start on Thursday 18 April 2019.

Posted 31/03/219

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Rules of Golf

Several members including a few new members, attended a presentation on the rules of golf by Shona McRae, Assistant Director - Rules of the R&A last night (Thursday 28 March).  Shona provided an overview of the 2019 changes to the rules of golf and answered many questions from the audience.

Members should make themselves aware of the new rules and look out for any future changes to the local rules currently operational at Cupar Golf Club.  Information on the rules of golf can be found at https://www.randa.org/en/rog/2019/pages/the-rules-of-golf.

 L to R - Keith Ridley, Captain; Shona McRae, R&A; Joe Manson, Honorary President.

Posted 29/03/2019

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Whats on this week….

The following events take place during week commencing Monday 25 March 2019 at Cupar Golf Club:

Posted 25/03/2019

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2019 Fife Golf Association Championships  

Details of the 2019 Fife Golf Association Championships are details below. If any member is interested in taking part or arranging for a team to be entered into any of the five events please get in touch with Douglas Smith (d.smith4@homecall.co.uk) asap to ensure entries can be submitted before the relevant deadline.

Competition

Eligibility criteria  

Venue

Date

Closing date for entries

Fife Team Championship

 

Burntisland

Saturday 4 May 2019

26 April 2019

Fife Boys’ Team Championship

Under 18 on 1 January 2019.

Charleton

Sunday 19 May 2019

10 May 2019

Stroke Play Championship, incorporating The Fife Youths Stroke Play & Fife Upper-Amateur Championships

Handicap limit of 5 (5.4 exact).

 

Fife Youths Championship (under 21 years on 1st January 2019)

Fife Upper-Amateur Championship (40 years and over on 7th July 2019)

Pitreavie GC

Sunday 7 July 2019

28 June 2019

Fife Boys’ Stroke Play Championship

Under 18 on 1 January 2019.

Canmore GC

Sunday 28 July 2019

18 July 2019

Senior Men’s Stroke Play Championship

For those aged 55 years and over

Leven Links (Hosted by Leven Thistle)

Thursday 15 August 2019

26 July 2019

Posted 24/03/2019

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Sponsorship & Corporate Membership Opportunities

Great exposure to local customers and visitors while supporting the world’s oldest 9-hole golf club. Various tee/green sponsorship opportunities available as well as sponsorship and corporate memberships.  Get in touch with the club on admin@cupargolf.co.uk for more information!

Posted 11/03/2019

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Competition booking is live!

As a reminder, Gents Saturday competitions are now bookable online via the BRS system.  Start sheets on the clubhouse noticeboard are no longer in operation.  Players must still record their name on the entry sheet in the locker room and pay the appropriate entry fee.

Any member who has not received an email regarding BRS registration should contact the club on admin@cupargolf.co.uk.

 

Tee time for casual play and match play ties, as well as in Tuesday and Thursday medals should also be booked via BRS.  Tee times for ladies and junior competitions have been reserved accordingly.

Posted 09/03/2019

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Dates for your diary!

A summary of key events at Cupar are detailed below:

Discussions are on-going within the committee regarding holding Junior and Ladies Opens in 2019.

Posted 01/03/2019

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BRS online booking update

Another successful BRS registration session took place on Saturday 16 February.  A link to the online booking system can be found on the home page.

 

All members who have not yet completed the BRS online booking registration process should have received an email on Monday with details on how to register. Any member (except social and junior members) who didn't receive this email should contact the club via admin@cupargolf.co.uk as it means the club do not have your current email address. We will then update our records accordingly and issue you with the BRS Registration details.

Casual booking is now live.  Members should also use the system to book tee times for any midweek medals, sweeps and match play competitions.

Competition booking for men's Saturday medals starts with Winter Medal No 23 which takes place on Saturday 16 March 2019; booking for this medal opens on Saturday 2 March 2019. 

Notices are on display in the clubhouse detailing the BRS go live dates in addition to basic user guides.

Anyone who experiences difficulties using the system should raise concerns with Keith Ridley or Cameron Little.  If there is demand another BRS session can be arranged towards the beginning of the season.  

The club will also be promoting special visitor rates via BRS to attract more visitors to Cupar.

 

Posted 19/02/2019

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BRS online booking registration session

Reminder to members that the second BRS registration session takes place on Saturday 16 February 2019 between 11am and 2pm in the clubhouse.  Keith Ridley and Cameron Little will be in attendance to demonstrate the system, help members with the registration process and download the BRS App on to smartphones in preparation for the launch of the online booking and diary system operated by BRS Golf.

Posted 12/02/2019

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Rules of Golf presentation

Shona McRae, Assistant Director - Rules of the R&A will present an overview of the 2019 changes to the rules of golf.  All members are encouraged to attend for what promises to be an interesting and informative evening.  The session will take place on Thursday 28 March from 7pm-9pm in the clubhouse.

Posted 06/02/2019

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Course Closed

Due to adverse weather, the course will remain closed on Saturday 2 February 2019 and Sunday 3 February 2019. The February monthly medal scheduled for Saturday is cancelled. The bar will be open as normal.

Posted 01/02/2019

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BRS online booking

Several members signed up for the new online BRS booking system at the first registration session on Saturday (26 January).  Positive feedback was received on the functionality of the system and the benefits it will bring to all members and the club.

Another registration system is scheduled for 11am to 2pm on Saturday 16 February 2019.  Anyone who is unable to attend and would like a demonstration of the system please get in touch with either Keith Ridley or Cameron Little.

Once registered members can immediately use the online booking system for all casual golf.

The online system can be found at https://www.brsgolf.com/cupar/members_home.php.

The smartphone app is available free of charge via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store – just search for “BRS Members App” or “BRS Golf”.

Online competition bookings will start in late March; launch date will be announced in due course.

Posted 29/01/2019

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Hugh hands over the reins!!!

At last night’s AGM, the captaincy passed to Keith Ridley who said he was ‘privileged’ to be elected Captain of Cupar Golf Club.  Keith is looking forward to working with the committee & members as the club moves forward in the months and years ahead.

The Club thanks Hugh for the all his work during his tenure as Captain.

 

Posted 25/01/2019

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BRS awareness sessions

The club will be offering 2 sessions for members over the next few weeks in preparation for the launch of the online booking and diary system operated by BRS Golf.

Keith Ridley and Cameron Little will be available in the clubhouse on the following dates to demonstrate the system, help members with registration and download the BRS App on to smartphones.

Saturday 26 January 11am – 2pm

Saturday 16 February 11am – 2pm

Once you’ve registered you’ll be able to use the online system to book your casual golf immediately.  However, bookings for competitions will not go live until the start of the Summer season by which time we intend that all members will be registered and familiar with the booking process.  If you can’t manage one of these dates then you will still be able to register via an email link which will be issued to all members next month. The online registration process is easy to follow. We hope to offer another awareness session in March and details will follow in due course.

Any questions can be directed to Keith or Cameron.

                

Posted 17/01/2019

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Lounge refurbishment

Reminder to all members and visitors that the lounge and bar will closed for refurbishment and redecoration from Thursday 17 January until Thursday 24 January 2019.   Bar and Lounge will be open on Saturday 19 January as normal.

Posted 07/01/2019

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Annual General Meeting is on Thursday 24 January at 7.30pm in the clubhouse

We will be looking for new members to come on the committee this year. If you feel you can offer some time to the club please get in touch with the club captain or a member of the committee. Remember the club needs a strong committee to help with the running of the club and to make events taken place a success.

All adult golfing members of the club are invited to come along.

Posted 03/01/2019

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BRS online booking implementation

Posted 02/01/2019