Subject: Free PGA supervised golf training for disabled people
The Scottish Disability Golf Partnership (SDGP)
The SDGP is proud to announce its first PGA supervised Golf Training and
Tuition day for 2011.
It will be held at the Wellsgreen Golf Academy, Kirkcaldy, Fife, on Saturday
9 April and will run from 09:30 through to 16:00. There are initially
places for fifty disabled golfers and their coaches, guides or carers
The SDGP are providing a golf lesson, use of practice facilities, catering
and golf on the adjacent course for each person. A £20 entry deposit, which
will be refunded on attendance, is the only requirement for attendees.
Anyone of any age or golfing standard, who has a disability, serious health
problem or mobility issue that interferes with the playing of the game and
their coaches, guides or carers can attend.
A brief application form is attached, but if you require the form in another
format or you would like more general information about the SDGP, please
contact us via the website at www.sdgp.co.uk or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Scottish Disability Golf Partnership is governed and operated by
disabled people and is the only group in Scotland which actively encourages
and involves anyone of any age, with a disability, serious health problem or
mobility issue and their coaches, who wish to play golf and includes
amputees, the blind, deaf, those with learning difficulties, downs syndrome,
stroke and heart attack victims, wheelchair users and anyone with other
similar issues, who wish to learn or play the sport.
The SDGP are also well into their arrangements for the Worlds biggest ever
disabled team, Ryder Cup style event, which will take place at the
Westerwood Resort and Hotel in July 2011. Each of the 4 teams participating
will have 12 golfers and be played over 4 days. Participants will include
golfers with all types of disabilities including amputees, the deaf, blind
and those with learning disabilities, as well as wheelchair users. The
World Team Cup will follow a brand new 3-day Scottish Championship at the
Dullatur Golf Club and, thanks to some wonderful support from the 2 host
golf clubs and strong sponsorship from across Scotland the SDGP is pulling
together a package of golf, a week’s hotel stay, and food and golf carts for
golfers from around the world.