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Category: Taster Sessions

The Drive Behind Disability Golf

Grip Par Open 2015

The Weather as usual was great for the ANNUAL GRIP PAR OPEN at Longley Park Golf Club. Somehow we are blessed for the time of year in this competition. 36 golfers travelled from the North East and North West as well as the supportive members of the host club. This competition is a 4 ball…
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Annual Match-play v HHDGU Juniors

Sunday 19th April saw the 3rd Annual event between British Inclusive Golf and Halifax, Huddersfield and District Golf Union Junior Team managed by Tommy Ward. The previous 2 events have been held at Lightcliffe and Ryburn respectively with both teams having a 5 -1 victory behind them. This year it was held at Longley Park…
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World Down Syndrome Day at Pontefract

On Saturday 21st March BIG attended for the 2nd year an event in aid of World Down Syndrome Day at Pontefract Park adjacent to the racecourse. There were plenty of activities football, stalls, roundabouts, majorettes, bands and of course golf that was run by us. It was a cold bitter day but that did not…
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Enfield Down Taster Session

On Friday 19th December the final session of 2014 was held at Enfield Down mental health unit. This was the last of seven two hour sessions where residents used all aspects of golf to help them in their rehabilitation. Those who attended were introduced to golf and using various targets learnt how to chip, pitch…
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What we’ve done – Part 1

In 2014 we have run over 20 golf sessions for disability groups in Kirklees. They include Enfield Down a resident and rehabilitation centre for people with mental health issues and Highfields Day care centre that provides day care for people with disabilities, for example down syndrome. The sessions have been well attended and supported however we…
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B.I.G Launch Day

British Inclusive Golf Launch Day on Friday 24th January at Longley Park Golf club was a great success. There were two organisations from within Kirklees that turned up for this first indoor taster session, first to arrive was Highfields Day Care where 2 carers and 5 service users had a go at the indoor golf…
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Bowlee Taster Session

Dave Mountford from Rochdale arranged this Taster session on behalf of BRITISH DISABLED GOLF over 26 people attended throughout the afternoon and took advantage of meeting exsisting BDG members and having a go at golf some for the very first time.   Mike and Wendy Oxley came from the Wirrel to pass on their expertise…
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British Disabled Golf and Stockport Stroke Association came together to hold a taster session at Cranford Driving Range, Stockport for stroke survivors. 14 people turned up for the event, some had never played golf before and found the experience very rewarding with every person leaving the event having improved thoughout the 2 hour session. Golf for…
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