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Mabashov wins third SEDGA open championship

SE Deaf Golfers AssociationMichael Mabashov won his third Southeastern Deaf Golfers Association (SEDGA) Open Division championship in four years with a final score of 224. The 48th annual tournament was held at the Clustered Spires Golf Club in Frederick, Maryland.

Mabashov held the first-place spot all three rounds shooting 77,73, and 74. Keith Worek finished second with a final score of 232 and Timothy Dapp rounded out the top three with 235.

Scott Davidson captured the Seniors Championship with a final score of 234 and Michael Finneran came in second at 240. Davidson and Finneran had identical scores of 83 in the first round and 79 in the third round. The second round was what separated Davidson from Finneran when he shot 72 while Finneran scored 78. Ebbie Bosworth finished third at 251.

Patrick Cullen won the Super Seniors championship edging Daniel Krapta in a first-hole playoff. Cullen and Krapta were tied at 246 and Demetrious Gioupis came in third at 250.

2017 SEDGA Results

Clustered Spires hosts tournament for East Coast golfers who are deaf

By Mallory Panuska

SE Deaf Golfers AssociationThe greens and fairways at Clustered Spires Golf Club were busy this week as golfers who are deaf or partially deaf from New York to Florida played in an annual tournament.

The 2017 Southeastern Deaf Golfers Association Tournament kicked off at the Frederick course Tuesday morning and continued daily through Thursday afternoon, with 93 golfers from all over the East Coast participating.

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Source: The Frederick News-Post

Yost doesn't make cut at Kingsmill Championship

2017 Kingsmill ChampionshipKaylin Yost who received a sponsorship exemption to participate in the LPGA Kingsmill Championship at Williamsburg, Virginia did not make the cut after two rounds. Yost scored a 74 in the first round and 73 in the second round for a total score of 147. Yost indicated that she enjoyed her time at Kingsmill in her tweet.

Yost will represent USA at the upcoming 2017 Summer Deaflympics at Samsun, Turkey.

Kingsmill Tournament Leaderboard

Teens don’t let disabilities stop them from pursuing golf

By Kalyn McMackin

coloradoCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Every Monday and Thursday at Cherokee Ridge Golf Course, you’ll find a one of a kind high school golf team.

It’s one that not only can play the sport of golf but does so deaf and blind.

“I like playing golf in general,” said Christian Shook. “Like I actually like playing golf.”

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Source: Fox 21 News

Golfer Kaylin Yost embraces hearing impairment, shares her story

By David Teel

2017 Kingsmill ChampionshipKaylin Yost spent her first 17 days in traction, her mother unable to hold her except to breast feed. Then came nearly 18 months in a neck-to-ankles cast and, at age 2, a diagnosis of profound deafness.

Not what you would call a well-traveled path to a professional golf career.

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Source: Capital Gazette

Rob Strano introduces deaf students to golf

By Brian Jackson

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fl. - After finishing a 15 year professional golf career, Rob Strano was at a loss for what to do with the rest of his life. In 2003 he felt a calling to learn sign language and that led to what has now become his mission.

This is the 13th straight year that Strano has hosted a golf clinic at THE PLAYERS for students from the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. This is the only known golf clinic of its kind.

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Source: News4Jax

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