Our History

Founded in 1983, the Society of Seniors is home to the finest senior amateur golfers in the world. SOS tournaments are played at scratch and provide strong competition on the finest courses. The 883 members of the SOS include every living U.S. Senior Amateur Champion, numerous Walker Cup players and captains, and former U.S. Amateur, U.S. Mid-Amateur, British Amateur and British Senior Amateur Champions.

Founding members
SOS Original Members Eddie Johnston, Dick Stackhouse, Ed Tutwiler, Ralph Bogart, Dale Morey, John Owens, and Glenn Johnston





Latest Society News

A Fond Farewell To The General

The Deer Creek Golf Course at the Landings Club in Savannah, GA was the site for the 19th and final SOS John Kline Tournament. The Deer Creek course, site of an annual PGA mini-tour event, is one of six courses nestled in the Georgia coastal l...

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Kinkopf Grinds at Olde Stone

The Club at Olde Stone in Bowling Green, Kentucky provided an excellent setting for the Society of Seniors final Jack Hesler Tournament. The mid summer event, played annually for more than 10 years has enjoyed a prestigious run. Hesler venues ...

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