Golf Inclusion Monthly TM

July 2023


Your source for news, stories and education related to increasing participation of people with disabilities in the game of golf.

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The National Alliance for Accessible Golf is the industry leader in inclusion— working to ensure the opportunity for all individuals with disabilities to play the game of golf and is represented by major golf, recreation and therapeutic organizations across the country.

2023 U.S. Adaptive Open Concludes

By Dave Barton, PGA - As the 2nd Annual USGA U.S. Adaptive Open concludes, and beyond an initial “we are here” social media note, I just chose to watch, listen and be a part of a great experience…a fan. You know what I saw and heard? Read More

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The Greatest PR Campaign the Game of Golf Has Ever Seen

By Rich O'Brien - The United States Adaptive Open is arguably the most inspirational golf tournament ever contested with players with a wide variety of impairments taking on a championship golf course. Read More

Click HERE for 2023 US Adaptive Open Results from

Alliance to Launch "GAIN" - Golf Access and Inclusion Network TM

Stay tuned for information in the very near future as the Alliance launches GAIN, a free communications forum provided for the adaptive golf community to foster a stronger national network of information, education and resources to serve the community of golfers with disabilities and those that lead and support these efforts.

All will be welcomed in the GAIN Community including golfers, family or friends seeking information as well as those that can provide answers, guidance or support on a local, regional or national level as well as individuals or organizations looking for ways to support. Click Here Join the Community EARLY!

Golfers and Programs in Focus

Ricky Sleeper and On Course Foundation Unite! There are a million untold golf stories. We are here to share one of them with a native Commonwealth theme and considerable emotion.

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Highland Park Golf Course & PGA Golf Instructor Alex Fourie Form Partnership

MAY 31, 2023, The Golf Wire - Birmingham, Ala. – Highland Park Golf Course, Alabama’s top municipal course, and Alex Fourie, the number one, one-armed adaptive golfer in the world and a certified PGA golf instructor, have formed a partnership. Read More

Does Your Course Provide an Accessibility Statement?

The National Alliance provides an Accessibility Statement “template” as a sample to adapt and use to publish your facility policies and help foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals with disabilities. We encourage you to visit our Resources!

Starting a Program for Individuals with Disabilities - A Checklist

Things to Consider for Success. Are you thinking about starting a golf program to help individuals with disabilities learn to play golf? There are some things you need to know to maximize your chances of success. Access the Checklist HERE

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