DGS News Archive
We at The Disabled Golf Association are pleased and honoured to announce that The Shire London Golf Club are to be one of the first golf club in the United Kingdom which offers FULL DISABLED Membership. This offer is a rare opportunity in the UK and we hope more clubs will follow their lead. …Read More
After discussion with a lot of the members it has been decided to run the events in Wales as a tour. There is to be ten events where there will be a trophy for each event and a set amount of points available at each event. No prizes will be given to event winners but the prizes for the top 5 of the tour will receive prizes. …Read More
With the success of the 2012 tour, the Disabled Golf Association Events Tour (Provisional) – 2013 is packed with more new events from around England and Wales, plus many old favourites. The Auld Enemies Cup, …Read More
Next year’s challenge between England and Scotland, for the Auld Enemies Cup, will take place at The Kinross Golf Club, Beeches Park, Kinross, Scotland. The date set for the competition is Thursday 13th June to Sunday 16th June 2013, with a practise round on the Thursday. Keep checking the website for further details.
Photos of a great couple of days at Aa St Omer Golf Club.
The first of many HandicUP events to be held both in France
Members in the London area were invited to join players from the Special Olympics and members at The Shire for a very special event – The Golf Trust Unity Day. Members …Read More
First there was The Paralympics, then there was The Ryder Cup now The Disabled Golf Society combines the two in Kent on the 8th & 9th October for the Golf HandicUP Trophy. A new concept in disabled sport where players …Read More
Recently appointed DGS Director, Stan Bembenek from Crowthorne, Berks is also Chairman at his local Reading Town FC. So when they held a Charity DayA huge congratulation to Europe for their amazing win at this year Ryder Cup. From a near impossible position after Friday and …Read More
A huge congratulation to Europe for their amazing win at this year Ryder Cup. From a near impossible position after Friday and Saturday’s Foursomes/Fourballs, …Read More
On the 12th October 2012 Rhondda Golf Club plays host to the
first Welsh Disabled Golfers Open Championship. After a long
and wet season lets all pray for some good weather because Rhondda
GC looks at its best during the early winter months. The golf club
are the main sponsors for this amazing event by …Read More
After a fiercely fought battle, the Auld Enemies Cup returned home to Scotland as a team of 14 players from the Scottish Disability Golf Partnership (SDGP), took on the might of the Team England and Wales from The Disabled Golf Society and Welsh Disabled Golf. …Read More
I have the pleasure to announce the England/Wales v Scotland Teams for the ‘Auld Enemies Cup’ match at Breadsall Priory, Derbyshire to be held on Friday/ Saturday and Sunday 14th/15th and 16th September 2012. Click here to see who’s made the teams.
Huge congratulations to DGS member Scott Richardson from Luton.
Scott won category 3 at this year’s British Disabled Open which was
held East Sussex National Golf and Spa. Well done also to all DGS
members who took part.
The Disabled Golf Society is in exciting times, with the announcement of extending our partnership into Europe. Working with Saint Omer Golf Course, Interreg, Kent County Council, Hampshire County Council…. Read More…
After months’ worth of rain in such a short time in God country (Wales), Hay on Wye golf club were kind enough to play hosts and invited Team Wales of the DGS to their Gem of a course. It’s a 6,000 yard 9 hole course with 18 completely different tees. Read More…
DGS members in the south east were drawn from the order of merit to compete in one of two ProAms at Stoke by Nayland, scheduled just before the 2012 English Challenge to showcase emerging talent and disability golf. Read More…
BBC Look East film on disabled golfers linking up with professionals for the English Challenge at Stoke-by-Nayland in Suffolk. Report by Tom Williams, Sports Presenter/Reporter, Look East Sport.
This prestigious event will be played for annually at Craig’s home club at Dunston Hall. Craig died in a car accident in 2006 aged 19 years, he was a very talented golfer, played for Norfolk and was a member of the England under 21 squad. Read More….
The Vice President’s Cup for the Disabled Golf Society returned to Sand Martins Golf Club on Monday 18th June 2012. The course was superb, the weather was fine! The Vice President of DGS and Sand Martins member, Stan Bembenek donated a trophy which will be played for annually. Read More…
After the tireless set up work from Chris Smith and Graeme Robertson of the DGS in getting the start of disabled golf in Wales things are starting to take off. After the two events that took place in south Wales I was approached to see if I would like to take charge of the region on Wales. Read More….
Four members in the NE attended Bedlington GC, near Newcastle, on Fri 6th July. Despite the heavy downpour earlier, the course and the greens in particular were in absolutely superb condition. There was some standing water on a few holes and the ball was not travelling as far as a consequence. Read More…
It is with sadness, the DGS Directors have agreed to accept the resignation on 4th July, of our Northern Co-Ordinator, Kevin Booth. Read More….
The Disabled Golf Society provided some fun with a golf simulator provided at the Mobility Roadshow in Peterborough. Despite the rain people were drawn from all over to this huge event. Read More…
This is the inaugural event, the trophy will be played for annually.
Craig Waugh was a very good golfer, tragically killed in
a car accident – Dunston Hall was his home course…..Read More
On Thursday 14th June Disabled Golf North, was part of the testing of Net60Six’s Range Game 6060 Golf, at Acanthus Golf Centre near Wakefield. The idea of the day was to play the game, using the ipads provided, to make sure that everything was working correctly by testing the Read More…
Members of Disabled Golf North were invited as part of the Olympic week in the area to a challenge match at Alnmouth Golf Club (Foxton Hall); this took place on Tuesday 12th June. Read More…
Well settled in here at last. Naturally we were very sad that we did not have the opportunity to spend more time in saying our goodbyes to the many friends that we have met during our time with DGS. The memories and gratitude for all those great times we shared will remain with us always, ….Read More
Graeme & Sue (and family!) hosted 2 days of golf at the wonderful Richmond Park GC, Thetford, Norfolk. Joined by regulars, we were delighted to meet some new faces as well ….Read More
Change of Format to the event @ Alnmouth Golf Club on June 12th because of the Olympic and Paralympic games. The Olympic Torch is passing through Alnwick on the 14th June and the town will be celebrating this event by holding many activities throughout the week. A team from Disabled Golf North have been invited to play against members of Alnmouth Golf Club..….Read More
Disabled Golf Society is proud to announce that Grip-Par are to sponsor their first event at Boothferry Golf Club, nr Goole, on Thursday 7th June. Grip-Par are a relatively new company and Inventor Stuart Walsh hopes to have a long term ….Read More
The Launch of NET60SIX is to be held on 14th June at 4pm at the Driving range at Acanthus Golf Centre in conjunction with the Disabled Golf Society. There will be an individual KNOCK OUT and chance to try this amazing range game, ….Read More
Since joining the DGS, Parkinson sufferer Brian Parsons has excelled at the game of golf. Brian is a very pleasant and humorous chap, which when reading his story is hard to believe. However even with his illness he has found something that makes him ……Read More
The Fairways4all Charity has been set up, and be will be available soon, for those who would like to make a donation towards The Disabled Golf Society via the JustGiving website. More details to follow in due course.
Over the past 2 years, The Disabled Golf Society, has always looked at providing the right golf venues and planned events for our ever increasing numbers of members, …. Read More
Have you ever heard somebody say “My Driver is the same one Tiger uses! “ (Ermmm well NO, actually it isn’t! Every Tour Pro has been fitted down to the finest measurements to exactly the correct……Read More
A team of four disabled golfers, ably led by Mark Walters as Captain, were invited to play the challenging links course at Lady Captain’s Charity Golf Day……Read More
Our first DGS event of 2012 to attract new members and generate awareness that disabled people can enjoy and play golf was held at Lydd Golf Club on Wednesday 14th March. Players had travelled……Read More