Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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PRG to Kit Out England Deaf Golf Squad

PRG, which enjoyed a record 2014, is delighted to announce a new deal that will see the brand provide stylish PomPom headcovers to the England Deaf Golf squad. PRG re-introduced the classic retro PomPom headcover to the golf accessory market seven years ago, since when success has followed success thanks to a whole raft of innovative and eye-catching products that have made it golf’s most sought-after accessory brand.

Read more: http://www.golfbusinessnews.com/news/corporate/prg-to-kit-out-england-deaf-golf-squad/

Source: Golf Business News

Channel 4 profiles Deaf Golf

UK Deaf SportHow wonderful would it be for a Deaf golfer to win the Masters? Impossible you might be thinking. Well, there are a couple of Deaf golfers around the world who have the potential and hold such ambitions. At 18 years of age, the highly accomplished Paul Waring is amongst them. Following an interview with Transworld Sport, due to be aired on our televisions on the 18th October, Paul was kind enough to answer some questions for us so that we could find out how this young man has become such a leading figure in world deaf sport.

Read more: http://www.ukdeafsport.org.uk/news.php?action=view&news_id=310

Source: UK Deaf Sport

Politicians listen in for Aussie golf

Federal politicians from all sides took to the fairways of Federal Golf Club in Canberra on Monday as a joint experience for Hearing Awareness Week with Friends of the Australian Golf Industry Council.

The guests of honour were World Number 1 deaf golfer Jack Besley from Victoria, together with Australian team members Jack McLeod and Linda Davis.

Read more: http://www.golf.org.au/newsdisplay/politicians-listen-in-for-aussie-golf/83032

Source: Golf Australia

Deaf golfers compete for the camaraderie

By Ken Gordon

Deafness hardly impairs a golfer, but it can challenge those hosting a tournament. At Foxfire Golf Club this week, 104 men and 23 women have been competing in the annual tournament of the Midwest Deaf Golfers Association (and Midwest Deaf Ladies Golf Association).

Read more: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/life_and_entertainment/2014/08/06/deaf-golf-story.html

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

Gloucestershire welcomes deaf golfers ahead of the Open

The County Golf Partnership has established links with the Gloucester Deaf Association and has run structured five-week Get into Golf sessions at Sherdons Golf Club, near Tewkesbury. These are delivered by PGA Professional Andrew Etherington, who is able to communicate through sign language.

Read more: http://www.efds.co.uk/news/3017_gloucestershire_welcomes_deaf_golfers_ahead_of_the_open

WIDEX OPEN 12TH AUGUST AT GILLELEJE GOLF CLUB

2016 World Deaf Golf ChampionshipAt the end of last month’s World Deaf Golf Championships 2014 at the Traverse Golf Resort in USA, the World Deaf Golf Federation assigned Denmark as hosts for the next World Deaf Golf Championships to be held in Copenhagen in 2016.

The successful outcome of the bid for the event after several years of preparation is mainly due to the support and help from all our sponsors and partners. Therefore the upcoming Widex Open 2014 on the 12th of August at Gilleleje Golf Club is a step towards the World Deaf Golf Championships 2016 , where the best deaf golfers from around the world will compete against each other. When we gather for an exciting day in Gilleleje, all participants will get an opportunity to meet the Danish Deaf National Team, that in the USA recently won an individual silver and a team bronze medal and furthermore a chance to meet the WDGC 2016 - Committee and sponsors and partners for the event.

Read more: http://wdgc2016.com/news-from-wdgc2016/widex-open-12th-august-gilleleje-golf-club

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