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Junior + Membership

17/12/2018

Great meeting at the club this morning with Scottish Golf's Chief Executive Andrew McKinlay re' our Junior + membership. Many thanks for taking the time Andrew and the tweet.



Club Championship Quarter Finals

28/07/2021

Thankfully nothing like the forecast as currently there is only light rain falling which won't do the course any harm at all ( as long as it remembers to stop!l) Quarter finals of the 100th Club Championship tonight. Tee times and matches: 17.16 Stephen Machin Jnr V Alan Waugh 17.24 Derek Barnes V Peter Hutchinson 17.32 John McDonald V Tony Doherty 17.40 Blair Stewart V George Brabender All the very best to all the competitors. #cowglengolfclub #golf #clubchamps #matchplay #scottishgolf #braidgolfcourse #cowglengolfclubproshop


27/07/2021

Conditions are currently perfect for today's medal. Results from last nights first round of 100th Club Championship. Stephen Machin Jnr bt Eddie Daly 5&4 Alan Waugh bt Iain MacFarlane 1up Derek Barnes bt Neil Doherty 2&1 Peter Hutchinson bt Robbie Davidson 3&1 John McDonald bt Rory Bogle 5&4 Tony Doherty bt Ryan Woods 2&1 Blair Stewart bt Kyle Haldane 2up George Brabender bt Andy Moodie 1up Some more great matches in store for the quarter finals on Wednesday night. #cowglengolfclub #clubchampionship #dronephotography #matchplay #golf #scottishgolf #jamesbraidcourse #cowglengolfclubproshop


Club Championship Week

26/07/2021

We simply couldn't ask for a better start to Club Championship week. First round gets underway this evening in what is the 100th playing of this event. Good luck to all the competitors in this as well as the Ladies and Junior Championships. #cowglengolfclub #golf #clubchampionship #centenary #matchplay #scottishgolf #braiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop


Sunday Stroke

25/07/2021

Nice start to the day with the forecast predicting the weather to improve even more as the day goes on. A great day for a game for those looking to play in the Sunday stroke.


24/07/2021

A cool start but its to heat up once again.


23/07/2021

Lovely cool breeze blowing just now before things heat up again later. #cowglengolfclub #golf #glasgow #scotland #braiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop


Glasgow Match Play

22/07/2021

Good luck to Ryan on his match this evening. #cowglengolfclub #glasgowgolfunion #matchplay #golf #ralstongolfclub #scottishgolf #cowglengolfclubproshop


22/07/2021

An overcast start but its to be a scorcher again. Make sure you've got your suncream on and plenty of water in the bag.


21/07/2021

Another magnificent morning for a game. #cowglengolfclub #golf #scotland #jamesbraidgolfcourse #cowglengolfclubproshop


GGU Matchplay Championship

20/07/2021

All the very best to Cowglen member Ryan Woods in his 1st Rnd match tonight. #cowglengolfclub #matchplay #glasgowgolfunion #scottishgolf #cowglengolfclubproshop


20/07/2021

Does it get any better? Incredible conditions for today's Stroke competition, the first event where competitors can exchange scorecards in well over a year. #cowglengolfclub #strokeplay #golf #summer #jamesbraidcourse #scotland #cowglengolfclubproshop


Hole In One!

19/07/2021

Many congratulations to Ryan Woods who scored his first ever Hole in One on Saturday during the Marie Curie Shield competition. Ryan's ace came at the 5th hole in an impressive level par 70 in very tough conditions. #cowglengolfclub #H1CLUB #Holeinone #BOSSWatches #Golf #Golfer #Golfclub #Ace #scottishgolf #cowglengolfclubproshop


19/07/2021

Perfect once again. #cowglengolfclub #golf #braiddesigns #scotland #cowglengolfclubproshop


19/07/2021

Perfect once again. #cowglengolfclub #golf #braiddesigns #scotland #cowglengolfclubproshop


Overcast start

18/07/2021

An overcast start to the day with clouds covering much of the course, quite the change from the scorcher we had yesterday. Still a lovely day for a game though.


Marie Curie Shield

17/07/2021

There is a stiff breeze blowing already but other than that conditions are absolutely perfect for today's Marie Curie Shield competition helping to raise money for this wonderful cause. #cowglengolfclub #golf #mariecurie #scottishgolf #glasgow #jamesbraidgolfcourse #cowglengolfclubproshop


16/07/2021

All the very best to Orla Rooney who gets her first round underway this morning at 9.40. #cowglengolfclub #scottishgolf #golf #strathavengolfclub #championship #SGGirlsAm


16/07/2021

Another lovely and fresh start to the day. Excellent result for the BPL team last night with a 4 1/2 - 3 1/2 home win against Whitecraigs. #cowglengolfclub #golf #matchplay #brandputter #teamgolf #braiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop


15/07/2021

Another gorgeous morning for a game. The tee is reserved tonight at 5.15-6.30 for a rearranged Brand Putter Match.


14/07/2021

The colours on the course just now are stunning though you certainly don't want to be missing the 10th green long and left! Looks like it's set to be another cracker of a day and ideal conditions for the Seniors Millennium Trophy. #cowglengolfclub #golf #scottishgolf #rough #golfphotography #braiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop


13/07/2021

Absolutely perfect conditions once again this morning. Ideal for today's Stroke competition. #cowglengolfclub #golf #strokeplay #jamesbraidgolfcourse #scotland #cowglengolfclubproshop


12/07/2021

Despite the grey sky conditions are once again absolutely perfect for golf and the course has held up incredibly to last night's rain. #cowglengolfclub #golf #scotland #jamesbraidcourse #cowglengolfclubproshop


36 Hole Stroke Play Champion: Andy Moodie

11/07/2021

Huge congratulations to our new 36 Hole Stroke Play Champion Andy Moodie. Andy who is pictured left receiving the Edgar Weir Trophy from Club Captain Tony Ralph. Andy's 36 hole total of 144 (67 + 77) was one shot better than Stephen Machin Jnr (72 + 73 ) and two better than both Robbie Davidson and John McDonald (71 + 75) The Professional's Putter for the best net score was won by Angus Ritchie with an impressive aggregate of 130 ( 63 + 67) four shots clear of both Andy Moodie and Robbie Davidson. Stephen Machin Jnr's first round of 72 cemented his position as leading qualifier for the Club Championship on 142, one stroke ahead of today's champion. #cowglengolfclub #clubchampionship #golf #champion #strokeplay #braiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop


11/07/2021

Phenomenal first round score of 67 from Andy Moodie to lead the Edgar Weir Trophy by 4 shots from John McDonald and Robbie Davidson. Stephen Machin Jnr is shot further back with a solid 72. Not surprisingly Andy is also leading the Professional's Putter for the leading net total however his 62 (67 -5) is only one better than Angus Ritchie 63 (73-10) All to play for this afternoon! Although he might not be challenging for the main prize as he so often did, it is still fantastic to see the club's Hon Vice President and former Scottish Amateur Champion and Walker Cup Player Gordon B. Cosh out their at 82 years young playing this 36 hole event and still showing a good number of the younger players how it should be done! Truly inspiring to see. #cowglengolfclub #walkercup #scottishgolf #inspiring #glasgowgolfunion #golf #jamesbraidcourse #cowglengolfclubproshop


Edgar Weir Trophy

11/07/2021

Who will be crowned the Club 36 Hole Stroke Play Champion today and lift the Edgar Weir Trophy? Good luck to everyone who is playing as well as trying to qualify for the Club Championship. Conditions currently could not be any better. #cowglengolfclub #golf #strokeplay #championship #scottishgolf #braidgolfcourse #cowglengolfclubproshop


10/07/2021

Another perfect morning for today's stroke competition.


Titleist Ball Event

09/07/2021

Playing the right ball is critical to consistency. Titleist are at the club offering their expertise and advice on how to select the right ball for your game. #cowglengolfclub #Titleist #teamtitleist #PROV1 #golf #cowglengolfclubproshop


09/07/2021

Incredible morning once again. Playing conditions just don't get any better. #cowglengolfclub #golf #braidgolfcourse #scottishgolf #cowglengolfclubproshop


08/07/2021

Another perfect morning for a game.


Senior Open Champion 2021: Frank Watson

07/07/2021

Many congratulations to Cowglen member Frank Watson on winning the Cowglen Seniors Open today with a superb 43 Stableford points. There was a four way tie on 43, with two other club members John O'Donnell and Jim Quinn and Caldwell member Gerry Duffy being pipped by virtue of Frank's better back nine. Gerry Duffy scored the best scratch score of the day with a fantastic 71. Full results will be posted as soon as possible. #cowglengolfclub #seniorsgolf #golf #scottishgolf #glasgow #jamesbraiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop


Senior Open

07/07/2021

The weather looks set to be excellent and the course is looking incredible. The competitors in our Senior Open are in for a an absolute treat. #cowglengolfclub #seniorsgolf #senioropen #scottishgolf #jamesbraiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop


06/07/2021

Conditions are currently absolutely perfect for today's Stableford competition. #cowglengolfclub #stableford #golf #scottishgolf #jamesbraidcourse #cowglengolfclubproshop


05/07/2021

Other than some of the bunkers being flooded like this one at the 10th the course has held up wonderfully to the torrential rain yesterday and through the night. #cowglengolfclub #bunkers #golf #rain #scottishsummer #glasgow #cowglengolfclubproshop


03/07/2021

Simply idyllic! #cowglengolfclub #golf #scottishgolf #glasgow #braiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop


Campbell McMillan Trophy

02/07/2021

Many congratulations to Mark McDougall who won the Campbell McMillan Trophy. Mark, a member at Haggs Castle shot a fantastic 64 ( 82 - 18) 3 strokes better than the next best score to win the impressive trophy. There was a tie for the best scratch score of the day with Cowglen members Ryan Woods and Blair Stewart both scoring excellent 71's. Ryan pipping Blair to the prize by virtue of a better inward 9.
Prize Winners
Campbell McMillan Trophy - Mark McDougall (Haggs Castle)
Best Scratch - Ryan Woods (Cowglen)
Div 1 1st - Cameron Kennedy (Cowglen) 2nd - Eddie Daly (Cowglen) 3rd - John McDonald (Cowglen)
Div 2 1st - Lee Hester (Troon St Meddans) 2nd - Joe Fagan (Cowglen) 3rd - Scott MacFarlane (Cowglen)
Div 3 1st - Liam Frazer (Fereneze) 2nd - Michael Differ (Cowglen) 3rd - Alex MacNeil (Cowglen)


02/07/2021

Another great morning for a game on our magnificent course. #cowglengolfclub #golf #jamesbraidcourse #scottishgolf #cowglengolfclubproshop


02/07/2021

Another great morning for a game on our magnificent course. #cowglengolfclub #golf #jamesbraidcourse #scottishgolf #cowglengolfclubproshop


01/07/2021

Another glorious day for a game of golf. The tee is reserved at 5.30-6.00pm for the Gents SFL match against East Ren, good luck to them and the Brand Putter team who are playing the same club away.


30/06/2021

Absolutely perfect conditions once again this morning. #cowglengolfclub #golf #glasgow #braiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop


29/06/2021

Greens getting a much needed soaking ahead of another scorcher of a day and today's Medal. #cowglengolfclub #golf #scottishgolf #jamesbraiddesign #cowglengolfclubproshop