The Tennant Cup

20th- 21st June 2020

This is the oldest Open Amateur Strokeplay Trophy in the World, a 72 hole Scottish Golf Order of Merit WAGR competition hosted by Glasgow Golf Club, the 10th oldest golf club in the World.

Played since 1880, predating the Amateur Championship by 5 years. It has previously attracted both home and international players, several of whom have since joined the professional game.

The competition is unique, being played over 2 courses: the first 2 rounds on the Saturday over Gailes Links, a Final Open Championship qualifying course, with the final 36 holes over Killermont, the Club’s parkland course on the Sunday.

First Prize: £500
Runner up: £450
3rd : £375
4th : £300
5th : £220


To enter, please click here.

The Tennant Cup is open to Amateur Golfers who are members of a club in the British Golf Unions, or of an overseas Golf Club occupying a course, and who have handicaps of NOT MORE THAN 1 in accordance with the Handicapping Scheme 1983 as published and amended by the Council of National Golf Unions. In the event of being oversubscribed the Club reserves the right to reduce the number by ballot.

This is a 72 hole Scottish Golf Order of Merit WAGR Competition with the first 36 holes played at Gailes Links and the leading 40 players and those who have tied for fortieth place playing the final 36 holes over the Killermont course on the Sunday.

In the event of a tie for first place a “sudden death” play- off will take place shortly after the last pairing have competed play. Those involved in the play-off will receive an equal division of the voucher prizes concerned. In the event of ties for other places, vouchers will be divided equally amongst those who have tied. The distribution of prize vouchers will be governed by the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.

Competitors will be advised by email their starting time & of the practice arrangements at Gailes Links on the Saturday when play will commence at 7:00am. The draw will be posted on the Club website under Open Competitions no later than 6th June.

Sunday’s draw at Killermont where play will commence at 7:45am will be emailed on conclusion of play at Gailes and will also be available at

The Match Committee of Glasgow Golf Club reserves the right to vary the conditions of play or entry if necessary and their decision will be final in all dispute

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