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 892 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

2019 Players of the Year

The Society of Seniors announces the 2019 Players Of The Year. SOS Members earn POY Points throughout the year, in seven events. Starting in February with the 2019 Spring Classic played in Palm Bay at the Hammock Beach Resort and ending in ea...

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Hanzel Bags Bogie

The Bear Lakes Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens was the site of the 37th annual SOS Ralph Bogart Tournament. A packed filed of 104 players battled stiff Florida winds and bracing early morning temperatures.

Doug Hanzel, Savannah,...

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Hometown Boy Shines

The Society of Seniors Founders Cup played at the TPC Las Vegas was able to conclude as scheduled, but shortened to 36 holes due to rain.

Steven Fink, Las Vegas, NV, playing in his first SOS event, started the final round two shots behi...

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