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Latest Update from the SDGP (Scottish Disability Golf Partnership) – Check it out!

Latest Update from the SDGP (Scottish Disability Golf Partnership) – Check it out!

Hello This brief update is to let you know that, thanks to some fantastic support from our sponsors, the SDGP has had the opportunity to make a few additions and changes to the package and format of the Scottish Championships and World Team Cup events scheduled for July 2011. The SDGP are now offering three… View Article
SDGP Golf Festival this weekend. Still some FREE places left! Don't miss out on this great opportunity….

SDGP Golf Festival this weekend. Still some FREE places left! Don't miss out on this great opportunity….

THE SCOTTISH DISABILITY GOLF PARTNERSHIP The SDGP’s Golf Festival weekend is nearly upon us and I understand that there are still a few places left… This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone with a disability or serious health problem to try golf or to improve your game and ALL FOR FREE!! Please read the latest message… View Article
Scottish Disability Golf Partnership – Free Golf Festival

Scottish Disability Golf Partnership – Free Golf Festival

A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY: Here is a great opportunity to enjoy a weekend of golf courtesy of the SDGP (Scottish Disability Golf Partnership) between Saturday 25th – Monday 27th September. This is open to anyone with a disability or serious health problem who is an established golfer or would just like to “Give It A Go” and… View Article

Inspiring Decatur golfer inspired by others at tournament for amputees

DECATUR – Decatur’s Roe Skidmore Jr. went to Nashville, Tenn., this week to play in the 62nd annual National Amputee Golf Association Tournament, hoping he might inspire just one person. When he returned Friday, he did so realizing the person who’d been most inspired was himself. Oh, surely Skidmore was an inspiration, too. He won… View Article
The Bader Cup – Last Regional Final Results. Victory for mother and son team.

The Bader Cup – Last Regional Final Results. Victory for mother and son team.

THE BADER CUP is now recognised to be Europe’s largest National Mixed Golf Tournament and, thanks to the hard work, dedication and support of those involved, annually raises a considerable amount of money for the Douglas Bader Foundation. For more information, please visit The Bader Cup Website. You will find a link at the bottom… View Article
The Bader Cup – Latest Results in from Ely City and Aldwickbury Park Golf Clubs

The Bader Cup – Latest Results in from Ely City and Aldwickbury Park Golf Clubs

THE BADER CUP is now recognised to be Europe’s largest National Mixed Golf Tournament and, thanks to the hard work, dedication and support of those involved, annually raises a considerable amount of money for the Douglas Bader Foundation. For more information, please visit The Bader Cup Website. You will find a link at the bottom… View Article
The Bader Cup – Latest Results: Market Rasen & District Golf Club

The Bader Cup – Latest Results: Market Rasen & District Golf Club

The Bader Cup is now recognised to be Europe’s largest National Mixed Golf Tournament and, thanks to the hard work, dedication and support of those involved, annually raises a considerable amount of money for the Douglas Bader Foundation. For more information, please visit The Bader Cup Website. You will find a link on the Results Page…. View Article
The Bader Cup – 3rd Week Results: North Downs and Piltdown Golf Clubs

The Bader Cup – 3rd Week Results: North Downs and Piltdown Golf Clubs

The Bader Cup is now recognised to be Europe’s largest National Mixed Golf Tournament and, thanks to the hard work, dedication and support of those involved, annually raises a considerable amount of money for the Douglas Bader Foundation. For more information, please visit The Bader Cup Website. You will find a link on the Results Page…. View Article
The Bader Cup Golf – Second Week Results Now In

The Bader Cup Golf – Second Week Results Now In

We have now completed the second week of the Bader Cup Regional Finals and two more results are in from Darlington and Pike Hills Golf Clubs played on the 5th and 6th August respectively. Congratulations to Gill and Andy Jones (Workington) who won at Darlington with 43 points and Kate and Denis Thompson (Bedale) who won at Pike Hills… View Article
The Bader Cup – More Regional Final Results!

The Bader Cup – More Regional Final Results!

The first week of the Bader Cup Regional Finals is completed and two more results are in from Pontypridd and Craythorne Golf Clubs played on the 28th and 29th July respectively. Congratulations to Karen Over and Kevin Nicholson (The Park) and Barbara King and Jack Marris (Whetstone) who will join Pamela and Howard Chamberlain (Pleasington), who won at Birchwood, to play for the prestigious Bader… View Article
A New Charity Launches – The On Course Foundation

A New Charity Launches – The On Course Foundation

A new charity which has some connections to the Douglas Bader Foundation has recently been launched. David Bickers, Chairman of the Douglas Bader Foundation and John Simpson, founder of The On Course Foundation, first met and became friends when the both worked at IMG. John, who was born with polio, also openly acknowledges the part… View Article

Golf as a Rehabilitative Tool for Amputees

The National Amputee Golf Association announced this year that it was opening its national championships to men and women with disabilities other than a major joint amputation. Blind golfers and golfers with various physical challenges or mobility limitations can now compete as associate members of the amputee association. The national championship and senior championship are… View Article
Hurry! Hurry! Would-be golfers you're almost out of time….

Hurry! Hurry! Would-be golfers you're almost out of time….

We are grateful to Margaret Biggs for bringing the following great opportunity to our attention. The Scottish Disability Golf Partnership are offering free golf training for anyone with a disability, serious health issue or mobility problem, and their coaches. They are offering their second FREE training day at Mearnes Castle Golf Academy on Saturday 17th July. Places are… View Article
Hurry! Hurry! A great opportunity for would be Golfers…

Hurry! Hurry! A great opportunity for would be Golfers…

We are grateful to Margaret Biggs for bringing the following great opportunity to our attention. The Scottish Disability Golf Partnership are offering free golf training for anyone with a disability, serious health issue or mobility problem, and their coaches. They are offering their second FREE training day at Mearnes Castle Golf Academy on Saturday 17th… View Article
Want to learn or improve your golf? An offer not to be missed….

Want to learn or improve your golf? An offer not to be missed….

We have been contacted by the Scottish Disability Golf Partnership “the driving force behind disability golf in Scotland” with this fantastic offer. FREE golf lessons and training are available for anyone of any age, with a serious health problem or disability, at the Mearns Castle Golf Academy on Saturday 10 April from 10:00. It doesn’t… View Article
The Desert Springs "Golf 4 Women" Salver – 2009

The Desert Springs "Golf 4 Women" Salver – 2009

The Desert Springs “Golf 4 Women” Salver Grand Finals were played out during gorgeous weather on the difficult Indiana Course in Spain. Many congratulations to the worthy winners, Heather Patterson and Louise Gaw – it was a hard-fought battle, and to all who took part and made the competition such a success. We are deeply… View Article
The Desert Springs "Golf 4 Women" Salver – 2009

The Desert Springs "Golf 4 Women" Salver – 2009

The Desert Springs “Golf 4 Women” Salver Grand Finals were played out during gorgeous weather on the difficult Indiana Course in Spain. Many congratulations to the worthy winners, Heather Patterson and Louise Gaw – it was a hard-fought battle, and to all who took part and made the competition such a success. We are deeply… View Article
The Bader Cup 2009

The Bader Cup 2009

The Grand Finals for The Bader Cup 2009 have now been played in Morgado do Reguengo near Portimao. Our congratulations to Carol and Craig Lewis, the eventual winners and to all others who took part having successfully got through the regional finals to qualify. The Bader Cup raises substantial funds for The Douglas Bader Foundation… View Article

Ken Green determined to become first professional amputee golfer

By Chris Elsberry Staff writer Updated: 08/20/2009 12:45:14 AM EDT His first steps weren’t cautious, they were taken with confidence.His first exercises weren’t exhausting, they were exhilarating. So much so, that when the patient wanted to do more, the therapist agreed. At the end of the first day with his new prosthetic, Ken Green felt like… View Article