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Geroge Heriot's Former Pupil's Golf Club 1890 - 1947 | 1948 - 1979 | 1980 - 2013 | Appendix I & II | Appendix III & IV
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The Heriot's FP Golf Club was formed in 1890 due to the efforts of various prominent members of the Heriot community and to several golfers on the School staff. Messrs. Robert Forrest, D.L. Turnbull and James Boyd of the School Staff were instrumental in the formation of the Golf Club.

Appendix III - Significant Dates in Club History
Event Date Notes
GHSFPGC Formed 1890  
1st club outing 1891 To Archerfield
1st Club match 1891 (v Comiston at the Braids)
Tawse Gold Medal presented
to the club by John Tawse
1892 Initially awarded for best scratch score at all the club’s “outings.” First awarded in 1892
1st Mention of lowest aggregate
scratch competition
1895 Initially competed for by aggregate scratch scores from all the year’s “outings”
Club Scratch Medal presented to the club 1897 First awarded in 1897
Linton Silver (handicap) Medal presented
to the club by Dr John Linton
1898  
Tawse, Linton and Club Scratch Medals awarding criteria redefined 1898 Tawse Gold Medal and the Linton Silver Medal awarded to the best scratch and h’cap scores respectively at the Spring and Autumn Quarterlies. The Club Scratch Medal awarded to the best scratch score at all Quarterlies.
1st Mention of Hole and Hole competition 1898 Winner was awarded the Captain’s Prize. This competition is the pre-runner of the Summer Singles.
1st Mention of lowest
aggregate handicap competition
1898 Initially competed for by aggregate handicap scores from all the year’s “outings”
1st Mention of Foursomes competition 1903 This competition is the pre-runner
of the Summer Foursomes
1st Mention of Club Dinner 1907 Held in the Bissett’s Rooms at Haymarket
1st Mention of a team competing
in the Dispatch Trophy
1907 Dispatch Trophy 1st played in 1899
Linton Medal competition criteria altered 1913 Awarded for best h’cap score at
Spring and Summer “outings”
Club was revived after 1st World War 1920  
Club became a member of
the Lothian Golf Association
1921  
1st Mention of club competing in
the Lothian’s Team Tournament
1921 Lothian’s Team Tournament 1st played in 1921
Silver Quaich was gifted to the club by Mr B N Ross (Ross Cup) 1925 Initially awarded for the best handicap score
at the Summer “Outing”
Linton Medal competition criteria altered 1925 Reverted back to being awarded at
Spring and Autumn “outings”
Wallace Cup was presented by Mr J F B Wallace.
1st Match v Present Pupils
1925 The cup was to be competed for in an annual match between the FP’s and Present Pupils.
1st Match v Caermount 1925  
Linton Medal (H’cap) and Tawse Medal (Scratch) competition criteria altered 1927 Linton Medal (H’cap) and Tawse Medal (Scratch) awarded for best handicap and scratch scores respectively at Spring outing only.
Linton Medal (H’cap), Tawse Medal (Scratch), Club Scratch Medal and Ross Cup (H’cap) competition criteria altered 1933 The clubs four main trophies were awarded at four separate outings in order to prevent one person winning more than one trophy at an outing.
1st Match v Tantallon 1934  
Silver Jubilee Cup was presented by Mr Issac Rosenbloom (Rosenbloom Cup) 1935 Initially awarded for the best aggregate 2 net scores from the year’s outings.
First competed for in 1936.
Ross Cup (H’cap), Linton Medal (H’cap) and Tawse Medal (Scratch) competition criteria altered 1937 Ross Cup (h’cap), Linton Medal (h’cap) and Tawse Medal (scratch) were awarded for winners at Spring, Summer and Autumn outings
Couche Trophy presented to
the club by Ronald Couche
1946 Couche Trophy was to be awarded to the Hole and Hole competition winner (Summer Singles)
1st Mention of playing of Club Championship 1947  
1st Played in Queen Elizabeth Coronation Schools Tournament (QE) 1953 QE competition inaugurated in 1953 1st mention of competing team in 1957
The Silver Jubilee Cup was renamed the Coronation Trophy 1953  
Club Scratch Medal competition criteria altered. 1956 Awarded for best scratch score
at the Spring outing
Annual Dinner was revived 1962  
Summer Foursomes Competition was reinstated 1963  
1st Match v Braids Utd 1963  
1st Match v Watsonians 1963 One off match
1st Annual dinner to be held at Goldenacre 1967  
1st played in Sivewright Trophy 1969 Sivewright Quaich competition
was inaugurated this year
Blamire Trophy presented to
the club by George Blamire
1971 Awarded to the winners
of the Summer Foursomes
Captain’s Medal was presented
to the club by T M Innes
1972  
Kirkwood Trophy was presented to the
club by Messrs Alex Kirkwood and Son
1974 Awarded to the winner of the B Championship
Caermount fixture revived 1974  
Braids Utd fixture revived 1974  
Watsonians fixture revived 1976  
1st Honorary President of the club
not to be a Lord Provost
1976 W. A. W. Sivewright appointed
as Honorary President
Heriot Bowl was purchased and
presented to Tantallon GC
1976 To be played for by members of Tantallon GC
Morrison Quaich was presented to
the club by Ian Morrison
1979 Awarded for the best scratch score
at the Summer, Muirfield outing
Current Constitution produced 1981  
Captain’s prize was re-introduced 1982 Awarded by the captain to the person/people who have contributed outstandingly to the club in the year
Sivewright Memorial Aggregate Trophy purchased by the club 1983 Awarded for the best 2 aggregate scratch scores from the year’s main three outings
Blamire/Kirkwood Trophy presented to the club by Messrs Blamire and Kirkwood 1983 Replacement for the Blamire Trophy, awarded to the winners of the Summer Foursomes
Became members of the Public Schools Old Boys Golf Association (PSOBGA) 1984 PSOBGA formed in 1962
1st Played in Grafton Morrish (GM) 1984 GM competition was inaugurated in 1963
1st mention of a Tappit Hen Trophy presented to the club on our centenary by Stewarts Melville FP GC 1990 Awarded to the best h’cap score
at the Autumn tour/outing
Centenary Trophy presented to the club
by various ex captains of the club
1990 Awarded to the best h’cap score
at the Autumn outing
1st Autumn Tour 1990  
1st playing of a Round Robin tournament involving Heriot’s FP, Watsonians, Stew/Mel and Accies 1992 Named the Edinburgh Trophy in 1993
Tantallon 1995 Cup presented to
the club by Tantallon GC
1995 Awarded to the best aggregate h’cap score on the triennial Autumn weekend tour
Club Trophy cabinet unveiled 1995  
Constitution amended to allow non Herioters who are members of other sister Heriot clubs to become members of the golf club 1997 A quota system of no more than 10% of the total membership to be non Heriot’s FP’s
Summer Outing to Muirfield was changed
to be a stableford competition
2000  
Ronnie Middleton Memorial Trophy (Middleton Trophy) was purchased by the club 2001 Awarded to the best h’cap stableford score at an alternative Summer outing at Gullane for over 55’s
1st Match v Borders Heriot Club 2004  
1st playing of Musselburgh Hickory Challenge 2005  
1st Playing of Winter Greensomes
for the Centenary Tankard
2006  
Launch of club’s website 2006  
Heriot Medal was presented to Tantallon GC 2007 To be awarded to best scratch score in Heriot Bowl competition held by Tantallon GC
Watsonians fixture revived and Darts Trophy presented to the club by G. D. Boon 2008 Awarded to winners of annual match v Watsonians at the Braids
Silver Jubilee Trophy
1st Played for in match v Tantallon
2008  
Launch of club’s website 2006  
Richardson Trophy presented to
the club by J. N. Richardson
2010 Awarded to the winner of the annual match v Braids United held over two legs at Gullane and the Braids

 

Appendix IV- Team Competitions Won
Competition Year Won
Dispatch Trophy 1948, 1979
Lothians Team Tournament -
Walker Cup 1985, 2007, 2009, 2012
Queen Elizabeth Trophy 1980, 1982, 2008
Grafton Morrish Trophy 1994, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2009
Sivewright Quaich 1999, 2012

 

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