This week more than 100 golfers with disablement’s have been taking part in a golf training programme, as well as the “Scottish Order of Merit competitions”.

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Organised by the Scottish Disability Golf Partnership, this golfing festival golf training lasted for 3 days with competitors coming from, England, Norway and throughout Scotland.

The SDGP is operated by these disabled people themselves, who encourage all ages and disabilities as well as their coaches into their membership. These may include, the deaf, blind, those with major health problems, amputees and many more are all actively playing and enjoying their golf tips and their golf.

This year the SDGP will be concentrating their efforts in offering their golf training services to younger members of the community plus ex-members of the armed forces.

To see the results from this competition and read more about this golf training programme, click the link.

Golf Training Programme Results

THE Scottish Disability Golf Partnership has held a three day festival, where over 100 disabled golfers took part in swing clinics, general golf training and Scottish Order of Merit competitions.

Players from as far-afield as Norway, England and from across Scotland and its Islands, played golf at St Michaels, Cluny and the Dukes Golf Courses.

Results from the SDGP competitions included a three-day combined stableford disabled win for Bob Drysdale of Fife, Derek Milne of Fife in second and Kenny Morrison from the Isle of Scalpy third.

For those who are disabled in Scotland and are interested in a golf training programme, covering things like golf chipping tips and more, go to Scottish Disability Golf Partnership website where you will find all you need to join this great organisation. Click on the link here.

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