Presented by former captain John mcIlraith in 1967 for senior competition. Eligibility requires the gentlemen to be aged 55 or over on 1st November. The competition comprises one round only, with a selected Breingan or Anderson medal.
The Club Championship – Hood TrophyThe men’s club championship was inaugurated in 1924, and two years later the officers of HMS Hood presented a trophy in appreciation of the welcome they experienced at the club. A scratch competition consisting of 36 holes of strokeplay, followed by a matchplay format for the qualifiers. Played over the clubs championship week 7th-14th August.
The Breingan Medal
The oldest trophy in the clubs possession, and was presented in 1894 by the clubs first captain, Alexander Breingan. Normally played on the first Saturday of each month, with a final among the monthly qualifiers held in September.
The Anderson Cup
Presented in the winter of 1921-22 by RL Anderson. Played as a monthly medal competition, with monthly qualifiers contesting the final held in September.
The Ormond Medal
The Ormond medal is attributed to HH Ormond, who was a club secretary, and is the Wednesday Medal. There are six monthly qualifying rounds, April till September, with the final play-off normally in June. The quirk being that four of the qualifying rounds being played the season before.
Colgrain Challenge Cup
First played for in 1901, the competition is a singles matchplay, which runs from April through to September.
The Kerr Thomson Trophy
An annual gent’s fourball matchplay competition, which began in 1970 and is played on a knockout basis throughout the summer months.
Blair Lomond Trophy.
Gents foursomes matchplay competition which began in 1962, with the trophy presented by former Luss estates factor, Charles F Swain. The knockout format mirrors that of the Kerr thomson Trophy.
The Peel Trophy
Presented by R A Peel for competition among second-division gents handicaps. One round of medal play to establish 16 qualifiers who then play matchplay knockout. The competition is a scratch event, with gross medal scores & level matches.
The 1963 Trophy
Played for by third-division gents handicaps, as with the Peel Trophy, the format is one qualifing round followed by matchplay, except that there are only 8 qualifiers. Gross medal scores & level matchplay applies.
The Scott Trophy
Presented by John Scott in 1973. Played as an 18 hole handicap medal competition.
Crawford Lochhead Trophy
This was presented in 1983, in mempry of Crawford Lochhead, for handicap medal play with a view to raising funds for cancer reasearch.
Spring Cleaning Trophy
Originally played for in the 1920’s, it was lost to the club in 1939, found and returned in 1969, it has been played for as an 18 hole greensomes competition in the spring since 1970.
McRobert Thistle Cup
Presented by Lady McRobert, who lost sons in World War 2, set up a trust which operates in many fields of activity. The competition is a handicap stableford, with donations to the trust which provided the trophy.
The ARC Trophy
Presented by the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (Scotland ) and used for a handicap medal competition, with particpant contributions to the charity.
John McDonald Trophy
This was presented by the wife & family, in memory of John who died on the first green. The competition is a handicap fourball.
Ramsay Howarth Trophy
Presented in memory of Ramsay Howarth by his wife and family for a family foursomes competition comprising father & son, mother & daughter or other such combinations.
Presented by John Allison in 1958, for what is thought to be the first ladies championship. The two best scratch scores out of three nominated medal rounds qualify players for the knockout stages. Contested by the seven players with the best aggregates plus the defending champion.
The oldest trophy still in use, presented in 1901 by John G Ure. The Victoria vase is the handicap matchplay championship with the knockout rounds taking place between April & September.
Colgrain Challenge Cup
Like the mens Colgrain cup, this was presented by Wm Middleton Campbell of Colgrain in 1902. A maximum of 16 qualifiers for the final consisting of winners of the second Tuesday medal of each month between March & October. The final is held on the first Tuesday in May each year.
Presented by Morag Plenerleath on the completion of her term of captaincy and is played on a matchplay basis between April & September.
Frostbite Greensomes Cup
After her term as captain Jean Ramsay presented this trophy, for a matchplay competition held between October & March, with all rounds played over 11 holes except the final which is a full round.
Bronze Championship Cup
Played for in the same way as the ladies Championship except it is for those in the higher handicap range. Presented by Fiona Gilchrist, whose family has had connections with the club for over four generations.
This trophy was presented by Mrs Hugh Neilson for ringer competition in 1949 and is in aid of the Red Cross. The format is that entrants submit a card any time between April & September and thereafter improved scores either in medal or in day cards at individual holes are ringed. It is similar to eclectric, except that once a score has been ringed no further improvements are allowed.
Mrs Wellwishers Cup
Anonymously donated, this is a ringer competition like the Neilson cup only for bronze players. The apparent mis-spelling in the name of the trophy is thought to be an engravers error.
The Challenge Shield
This matchplay competition is restricted to players with handicaps of 36 or no handicap and was introduced to encourage new members. A rule change allowed the reduction of handicaps during the course of the competition.
The Captains Cup
An 18 hole medal competition played in June on Lady Captains Day, and was presented by Vera McIntyre at the end of her term of captaincy.
Dorothy Lawson Trophy
This is a fourball knockout competition. The trophy was presented by Dr John Lawson in memory of his wife who was vice-captain at the time of her death.
Margarette Megaw Cup
Eclectic competition of 3 rounds strokeplay usually combined with other competitions. Best net score after final round wins. Presented by Mr Megaw in memory of his wife. Competition proceeds are donated to cancer research.