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Stromness golf course (Orkney, Scotland)

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Scapa Garage Open

After a spell of tough conditions this weekend saw a raft of great gross and nett scores.

Team South Ronaldsay were out in force early and Messrs Burton, Grange and Drever post netts 59, 60 and 62. Beaten OMPC semi finalists Angus Sutherland and Pete McKinlay added gross scores of 69 and 65.

Star of the show though was Ronald Thomson who holed from off the greens on 8, 9, 13 & 14 to post a 66 gross nett 57 to take the trophy.

The club would like to thank Eddie for his continued generous sponsorship of the OMPC and associated open.


The gross final saw seeds 1 and 2 make it through and Steven and Graham produced a thrilling match. Steven was 5up through 16 holes but wins at 17th and 18th made Graham's dinner taste a little better. He then carried on his run and saw the match leveled up by the 10th and eventually he ran out winner by 2&1 - quite the effort against Steven the 32 time major winner. This was Graham's second major and OMPC title.

The Nett final was a real heavyweight match-up with Brian Clouston taking on Olly Sinclair. Olly's winter warm weather training and 'secret tip' golf lesson seems to have been the difference as he stormed to a 7up lead at halfway and eventually run out a 9&8 winner. Seems he likes playing 20-odd hole matches this week - shame for Brian as it was supposed to be a 36 hole final!

OMPC 2019 Draw and results

Streamline Open

The hard and fast conditions continued on Saturday as 100 players bounced their way around the scorched links.

Scoring indeed proved tricky but some recent lessons for David Croy paid off and he sneaked clear with a nett 62. Five others were just a shot behind with countback being employed to order them as such: Robbie Norquoy, Robert Gatt, Ray Heddle, Jim Brown and Derek Nicholson.

The gross was just as close with Steven Rendall's birdie at the last for a 69 beating out Graham Flett's 70 while Brian Corsie, Pete McKinlay, Denis Harvey, Andy Woodward and Ray Heddle all fired 71s.

Thanks must go to HandicapMaster's countback system, the greenstaff and Streamline our very generous sponsors who help supply such great prizes and ensure everyone got a well earned drink when they returned to the clubhouse - it was needed!

Smithfield Open

The new season kicked off in dry but testing conditions on Saturday. CSS actually crept up to a counting 67 showing just how tough it was all day.

65 nett was the magic total required to win and it was reached by no less than four players. The Kirkwall trio of Liam Smart, Robbie Gillespie, Michael Brown and home town Kenny Inkster. Thankfully these days the countback is done by the computer and after much number crunching it was Liam who lifted the Cup ahead of Kenny who settled for 1st gross instead with his 71, 3 clear of Andy Woodward. This meant Robbie was prompted to 2nd Nett with Michael third.

Raymie Rendall and Davie Garson rounded out the top five with 66 and 67 netts.

Thanks must go to Rae for preparing the course so well this early in the season and of course to the longtime sponsors from the Smithfield Hotel.

Membership Form

If you wish to join our club then just fill in and return this form (with some cash of course!).

2019 SGC Membership Form

Course footage by drone

Some great drone flyover footage from Scott here:

Clubhouse 360
Course fly by
Holes 1 to 3
Hole 15

Golf in Orkney

Here's a good feature on golf in Orkney: Golf Passport

Regular visitor Inverness Golf Club's Mel Douglas's online store (and Ebay outlet)

Golf Warehouse IGC Ebay Outlet

March: AGM - New Mens Committee:Can be seen here.

March 26: New fixtures and fees have been updated on the site.



Bill Innes has done a very handy list for new members explaining the details of all our competitions. It can be seen here.



Junior Coaching 2019

A full list of all this year's coaching sessions can be seen here.

Stromness Golf Club Clubhouse

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Nomination: Brian 'Blink' Linklater

Ballantine's Midnight Cup
Sandy Lyle
SGC member Sandy Lyle tees off...

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Fixture lists for the 2019 season:

Mens Fixtures
Ladies Fixtures
Juniors Fixtures

Competition Winners, Matchplay updates and Team qualification.

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An up to date list of all the Mens & Boys Handicaps.

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Vote in our current poll or see the outcome of previous ones.

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Wild rugged beauty - and that's just the members!? Check out the on & off course scenery in the gallery.

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The History of Stromness Golf Club from it's 9 Hole Warbeth course origins to the present day 18 Holes at Ness.

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Hoy view from 10th tee


5 day

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