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Local heading to World Deaf Golf Championships in Michigan

By Phillip Heilman

Daryn Taylor is heading home with a world championship on his mind.

Taylor, who has worked in the residential dorm at FSDB for the past 10 years, grew up in Big Rapids, Mich., and will be returning to his home state to compete in the World Deaf Golf Championships this week in Traverse City. He is one of 64 players in the men’s field, which begins with Tuesday’s first round.

Read more: http://staugustine.com/sports/2014-07-12/local-heading-world-deaf-golf-championships-michigan#.U8P2Yha8Fg0

Source: The St Augustine Record

Greaves bound for US golf champs

FORMER Forster resident Chantell Greaves has been given the opportunity of a lifetime – to represent her country at the World Deaf Golf Championships.

After emailing Deaf Golf Australia asking about NSW competitions before Christmas, Greaves was pleasantly surprised by an invitation to play on the global stage.

Read more: http://www.greatlakesadvocate.com.au/story/2405558/greaves-bound-for-us-golf-champs/

Source: Great Lakes Advocate

Deaf golf in the Brabazon spotlight

Deaf golf will come into the spotlight this week when the Brabazon Trophy gets underway at Seaton Carew in County Durham.

The competitors at the event – one of the Majors of amateur golf – include 18-year-old Paul Waring of Felixstowe Ferry in Suffolk, who has been profoundly deaf from birth.

Read more: http://www.englandgolf.org/news.aspx?itemid=6667&itemTitle=Deaf+golf+in+the+Brabazon+spotlight&sitesectionid=631&sitesectiontitle=Tournament+Newsroom&returnlink=news.aspx?sitesectionid=38&sitesectiontitle=News#

Source: England Golf

England Deaf Golf Open

The 2014 England Deaf Golf Open takes place on the 15-17 August 2014. The competition formats enable all levels of golfer to play golf at an excellent venue.

England Deaf Golf (EDG) is the National organisation for the Deaf, Deafened, Hard of Hearing and Hearing Impaired golfers, and this encompasses a wide range of communication methods from British Sign Language (BSL) to lip-reading and speech. It is a non-profit organisation run for the benefit of thegame and its players.

Read more: http://www.ukdeafsport.org.uk/news.php?action=view&news_id=276

Source: UK Deaf Sport

Aussie Deaf team in preparation for World Champs

By Anthony Powter

Pymble Golf Club played host to the Australian Deaf Golf Team on Sunday in a 'friendly' match against their Major Pennant Team as part of the Aussie's team preparation for next month's World Deaf Golf Championships to be played in Michigan, USA.

Read more at: http://golfgrinder.rvrapid.com/?iid=93094#folio=24

Source: Golf Grinder

Aussie Deaf team in preparation for World Champs

Local golfer Kevin Hall hopes to break US Open barrier

By John Erardi

Maketewah Golf Course was at it again Monday, confounding golfers at the U.S. Open Qualifier with tough pin placements, substantial rough and windy conditions.

Read more at: http://www.cincinnati.com/story/sports/columnists/john-erardi/2014/05/12/local-golfer-kevin-hall-hopes-break-us-open-barrier/9018257/

Source: The Enquirer

 
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