Golf Australia

Useful Links - National


National and State organisations supporting golfers with disability

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Amputee Golf Australia is the national body for amputee golf in Australia. Supported by its state organisations, Amputee Golf Australia runs the Australian Amputee Golf Open annually and works with its state associations and Golf Australia to develop pathways for amputees in golf. 

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Special Olympics Australia provide year-round sports participation and competition for people with an intellectual disability of all skill levels. Fourteen sports across the nation are offered at a local level based on athlete interest and the availability of local facilities and volunteers. Special Olympics Australia run golf programs and a National golf championship for golfers with an interllectual disability.

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Blind Golf Australia (BGA) has been formed to promote the game of golf amongst Blind and Vision Impaired People. 

Blind Golf Australia to run events and tournaments specifically for people with a vision impairment. Blind and vision impaired people play golf very much the same as sighted golfers, however, the caddy plays the most vital role, as the blind golfer's eyes.

Click Here to view the 2018 Blind Golf Australia Schedule of Events

Deaf Golf Australia
Deaf Golf Australia (DGA) aims to promote, encourage and provide opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing golfers to play golf at a variety of golf courses in Australia. DGA also provides training sessions, and events to assist golfers in understanding the golf rules and enjoy the art of playing golf. 

Click Here to view the 2018 Deaf Golf Australia Schedule of Events

 

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 Empower Golf Australia  promote golf for Australians of all abilities through a national golf clinic program for golfers with disability. Empower Golf Hubs are equipped with an OttoBock Paragolfer, a device that enables golfers with a spinal cord injury or mobility issue to stand up and play golf.

Click Here to view the 2018 Empower Golf Australia Schedule of Events


National Policies

Golf Australia Disability Policy
Golf Australia has adopted a policy to help ensure the game is inclusive of people with a disability.
Click here to view the Golf Australia Disability Policy

Golf Australia Gender Policy
Click here to view the Gender Policy with respect to participation in all GA National Championships and the issuing of Australian Handicaps
 


R&A Rules of Golf - Modifications for golfers with Disability

Click Here to download a copy of the R&A Modification of the Rules of Golf for Golfers with Disabilities

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