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Local golfer Kevin Hall hopes to break US Open barrier

By John Erardi

Maketewah Golf Course was at it again Monday, confounding golfers at the U.S. Open Qualifier with tough pin placements, substantial rough and windy conditions.

Read more at: http://www.cincinnati.com/story/sports/columnists/john-erardi/2014/05/12/local-golfer-kevin-hall-hopes-break-us-open-barrier/9018257/

Source: The Enquirer

McLeod has rough second day at Gloria Jean's Coffee NSW Open

Jack McLeod, a seventeen year old Deaf golfing prodigy of Australia competed in the Gloria Jean's Coffee NSW Open as an amateur this past weekend. In the first round, McLeod finished the day one under par scoring 71. On the first round, McLeod had 13 pars, 3 birdies, and 2 bogeys which was good for 44th place.

McLeod needed to do well in the second round to make the cut but his fate was sealed after the fourth hole. After scoring a par on the first hole, McLeod recorded three consecutive bogeys putting himself in a difficult spot. For McLeod to recover from a rough start, McLeod would need to record multiple birdies and maybe an eagle but he only had one on the day at the 5th hole. McLeod would go on to finish the course with three additional bogeys to finish 5 over par at 77. McLeod recorded 1 birdie, 11 pars and 6 bogeys in the second round that prevented him from making the cut.

Individual Score Card

Leaderboard

McLeod off to good start at NSW open

Jack McLeod, a seventeen year old Deaf golfer from Australia is currently competing in the Gloria Jean's NSW open at Castle Hill Country Club in Sydney. In the opening round, McLeod scored 71, one under par which placed him at 44th place. If McLeod has another solid outing today, he will make the cut.

Round 1 individual score

Leaderboard

Courageous Jack McLeod making an impact as his deafness proves no handicap

By Dean Ritchie

"I am just the same as everyone else,'' McLeod says proudly.

McLeod, 17, will today conquer any self-doubts by lining-up to play in his first NSW Golf Open at Castle Hill. Read full story.

Source: Herald Sun

Martin Anderson leads England team to victory in European Deaf Golf Open

By Steve Carroll

MARTIN ANDERSON signed off as captain of the English Deaf Golf Association by leading the national team to a stunning victory at the European Deaf Golf Open Championships in Finland. Read full story.

Source: The Press

English Deaf Golf Open First Day Results

English Deaf Golf Open Tournament now being played at Heythrop Park in Oxford, England with 18 Golfers. Mark Forrest and Jay Stally are tied for first place after first round with 73 strokes. Paul Waring currently sits in third place, two strokes back at 75. Complete results of the first round below:

English Golf Day 1

 

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