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Deaf golfers coming to Jekyll Island

By Gordon Jackson

SE Deaf Golfers AssociationA golf tournament is coming to Jekyll Island for the first time where the gallery won’t hear participants yell “fore” if they hit an errant shot.

The golfers are participating in the Southeastern Deaf Golfers Association Tournament, which is being played in Georgia for the first time in the tournament’s 47-year history, said Rita King, one of the tournament’s organizers.

Read more: http://www.thebrunswicknews.com/deaf-golfers-coming-to-jekyll-island/article_ccb9b389-fefb-5c02-9070-f0ce5b3ad74b.html

Source: The Brunswick News

First Swingers savour SA Open start

By Lali Stander

The arrival of well-known American pair Chad Pfeifer and Vince Biser at Zwartkop Country Club on Sunday morning sent a ripple of excitement through this year’s participants of the Nedbank SA Disabled Open.

Raylen de Wee and Charles Williams caught a quick photo with the Yanks before setting off at a brisk pace to catch up with the rest of the First Swing Programmers for a practice round ahead of Monday’s first round.

Read more: http://www.citizen.co.za/1097470/first-swingers-savour-sa-open-start/

Source: The Citizen

Australian Deaf Golf champions crowned

By Christian Puccini

2016 Australian Deaf GamesThe 23rd Australian Deaf Golf Championships was held at Mt Osmond Golf Club, in Adelaide, 9-16 January as part of the Australian Deaf Games.

The Championships were proudly supported by Empower Golf, established specifically to facilitate and promote golf for all Australians regardless of their physical or psychological abilities.

Read more: http://www.golf.org.au/newsdisplay/australian-deaf-golf-champions-crowned/91960

Source: Golf Australia

Connell sets sights on national games debut

By Chris Young

DEAN Connell's motivation to achieve his dream has to be seen to be believed.

Currently Victoria's number one ranked deaf golfer, Connell is hoping to raise funds for the state team to travel to January's Australian Deaf Games in Adelaide.

Read more: http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/3533850/connell-sets-sights-on-national-games-debut/?src=rss

Source: The Border Mail

Scotland wins Auld Enemies Cup 2015

Event Information

• The Auld Enemies Cup is a 36 hole matchplay event between England Deaf Golf (EDG) and Scottish Deaf Golf Association (SDGA).
• The Auld Enemies Cup takes place on 26-27 September 2015.
• The matches take place over two days, a total of 10 matches.

Read more: http://media.wix.com/ugd/8a4d4e_6be0e8b59ae24227af051ce318d5db81.pdf

England captain returns from European Deaf Golf Championships victorious with gold ring

By James Parsons

A Stone golfer has returned home victorious having represented his country at the European Deaf Golf Championships in Norway.

Mark Murphy, 36, of Almond Rd in Stone, scored much more than a birdie at this year’s championships as he fell to one knee and proposed to his now fiancé Ms Marie Martin, 37.

Mr Murphy said: "It was a perfect end to an incredible day."

Read more: http://bit.ly/1hexUxI

Source: News Shopper

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