New rules – Race to Wales 2015

Players should be aware that the Race to Wales will have a new scoring system for the 2015 season. Following feedback on previous years at the AGM, the committee are currently considering what these rule changes should be.

A full set of rules and the scoring system for 2015 will be published on the website prior to the start of the 2015 season.

The committee are aiming to publish a full fixture list including dates for the Race to Wales early in January 2015. You’ll find the best free bingo here, you have time to get it!

Note of the first AGM – 23 November 2014

The first AGM of the Welsh Disabled Golf Associaton was held at Bryn Meadows on 23 November 2014. Whilst the full minutes of the AGM will be prepared in due course and presented to next year’s AGM the Committe wished to give something of a flavour of what went on to those who were unable to attend.

DSC_8957bAfter a short welcome by the Chairman those preent were welcomed to Bryn Meadows by Mr.Dave Pocock who detailed the progress on the Academy Course which was now being used, amongst other things, to train a group of disabled young people.

Then we got onto business which I will sumarise as best I can; Continue reading

WDGA first AGM 23 Nov 2014

WDGA first AGM 23 Nov 2014

The first AGM will take place at Bryn Meadows golf club on the 23rd of NOVEMBER @ 7pm.

We  have been given a private room for the meeting, the committee have drawn up an agenda, if there is anything that you feel we need to discuss please e-mail: secretary@welshdisabledgolf.org.uk  with your suggestion then it can be added to the agenda. Please note the room we have is likely to be upstairs.

This is not essential but it would be nice to know if you will be attending.

The meeting is open to all old members, new members, husbands ,wives, carer’s so bring them along with you more the merrier, they can also voice there opinion on how things are run.

Welsh Disabled Golf Association are looking for New Members

Do you consider yourself to have a disability ?
Do you enjoy playing golf ?

Join the members at the Welsh Disabled Golf Association and have a chance of representing Wales in the annual internationals.

WDGA – New Members Poster (PDF)

Email Mike Wallace: secretary@welshdisabledgolf.org.uk with your interest.

Also follow as on Facebook: www.facebook.com/welshdisabledgolf

Twitter : @WelshDisabledGA

Looking forward to see you !

2015 Golf Season

2015 Golf Season

The golf events for 2015 are currently being reviewed by the Committee, dates and venues will shortly be released.

To view golf events from the 2014 season

For further information on events, please e-mail: secretary@welshdisabledgolf.org.uk

RTW Results – Captains Away Day 9 September 2014 – Forest Hills Golf Club

Captains Away Day – Forest Hills Golf Club

Overall
Position
Player Score Comments Revised
Handicap
1 Overton, Michael  39 pts (17) Overall Winner 16.6
2 Wallace, Keith  37 pts (23) Overall Runner-Up 23.4
3 Merrit, Mark  34 pts (16) Overall Third 15.7
4 GUNNING, PETER  33 pts (28) 28.1
5 Wallace, Michael  29 pts (19) 18.6
6 Abbott, Mark  14 pts (34) 34.0

 

UK Clubs urged to back disabled golf

A teenager who gained a new lease of life through golf has issued a plea for all golf clubs in the UK to implement R&A approved disabled rules.

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Jordan Rosser, above left, aged 14, has written to every club in the country through Golf Club Management magazine urging them to adopt the rules to give golfers with disabilities the chance to compete in club competitions and reap the rewards of playing golf as he has done. Continue reading

New Captains introduction Day – St Andrews Major Golf Club 22nd September

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Competition Result  St Andrews Major Played on Monday, 22 September 2014 at St Andrews Major. Overall Position Player Score Comments Revised Handicap 1 Merrit, Mark  35 pts (16) Overall Winner 15.7 2 Wallace, Keith  34 pts (23) Overall Runner-Up 23.4 … Continue reading