Northern Counties Cup

Scotland's Premier Inter-Club Golf Competition

Northern Counties Cup

Welcome to the Northern Counties Cup

An esteemed inter-club golf competition steeped in over a century of history and tradition.

Since its inception more than 100 years ago, this prestigious tournament continues to captivate golf enthusiasts with its fierce competition and unparalleled prestige. Initiated by Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, the Northern Counties Cup has been a symbol of excellence and camaraderie among the counties of Aberdeen, Banff, Caithness, Inverness, Kincardine, Moray, Nairn, Orkney & Shetland, Ross & Cromarty, and Sutherland.

2023 Competition, Moray Golf Club Draw and Results
2023 Seniors Competition, Cruden Bay GC, Draw and Results

Northern Counties Cup

The Courses

Northern Counties Cup

A Legacy of Prestige

First held at the legendary Balgownie course in 1900, the Northern Counties Cup has grown to become Scotland’s premier inter-club team competition. This annual event, consisting of four foursomes matches, showcases the best golfing talent from the participating counties. The enduring reputation and rich heritage make the Northern Counties Cup a highly coveted trophy, inspiring fierce competition and attracting teams eager to etch their names into golfing history.

Northern Counties Cup

Unparalleled Competition

Renowned for its intense competition and spirited rivalries, the Northern Counties Cup continues to bring together the finest golf clubs from across the region. Each year, teams from Aberdeen, Banff, Caithness, Inverness, Kincardine, Moray, Nairn, Orkney & Shetland, Ross & Cromarty, and Sutherland vie for the prestigious title. The passion, skill, and camaraderie displayed by these teams make the Northern Counties Cup a thrilling spectacle for players and spectators alike.

Northern Counties Cup

Rotating Venues

To ensure fairness and provide an opportunity for all clubs to host this illustrious event, the Northern Counties Cup follows a rotation system among several distinguished venues.

The prestigious courses of Royal Aberdeen, Nairn, Tain, Peterhead, Royal Dornoch, and Moray take turns as the backdrop for this captivating competition. These iconic courses, each with its unique charm and challenges, provide the perfect stage for teams to showcase their golfing prowess and battle for victory.

Northern Counties Cup

Join the Legacy

Whether you are a passionate golfer, an avid spectator, or simply an admirer of the sport’s rich history, the Northern Counties Cup offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the finest golfing talent from the North of Scotland.

Be a part of this storied legacy and experience the thrill of competition, the camaraderie of the participating clubs, and the timeless tradition of the Northern Counties Cup.

Northern Counties Cup

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