Lothians Golf Association

Muirfield Golf Course

Lothians Champion of Champions

Semi Finals on Tuesday 13th August and Final on Thursday, 15th August 2024 to be played at the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield

The Event

The Lothians Champion of Champions event has been in existence since 1963 and involves the champions from all the clubs and societies affiliated to the Lothians Golf Association. It has been won by some of the best players to come through the Lothians ranks, including George Macgregor and Ronnie Shade.

A draw is made in February of club champions from the previous year, with the first names out of the hat enjoying home advantage through until the semi-finals, which, along with the final, are played at a neutral venue.

The history of the event and a list of winners can be seen by clicking the 'History'  heading at the bottom of the list at the left hand side of this page.


The 2023 finals were played at Murrayfield Golf Club on the 8th & 10th August. In the semi finals in the battle of the West Lothian players  Scott McCandless (Bathgate) beat Ross Burnside (Uphall) by 6&5. In the other match, an all East Lothian encounter,  Lee Morgan (Dunbar) got the better of his club mate, Jamie Duguid by 4&3. The final was a closely fought afair with both players have reached this stage in recent years but still awaiting their first win. In the end, in failing light, Scott  McCandless was victorious with a birdie 2 at the 20th hole. 

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