Tag: Disability Golf

Golfing Injuries - Humerus - Shattered Shoulder X-ray v1

Golfing Injuries – Shattered Shoulder

A Cautionary Tale – Beware of Slippery Golf Courses! A golfer can sustain a plethora of golfing injuries during a round on their favourite golfing track. These include back strains, muscle tears, wrist injuries, ankle ligaments and hip displacement. It’s something that can befall even the most cautious of golfers. Following a recent debilitating slip…
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The Social Golfer partners with The Cainrs Cup for Handicap Tracking

The Cairns Cup partners with The Social Golfer

The Cairns Cup 2024 disability golf event joins forces with The Social Golfer The Cairns Cup 2024, Disability Golf’s Premier MatchPlay event, has partnered with popular golf society platform, The Social Golfer. The international golf event played between the USA and Europe chose The Social Golfer as the offical Handicap Tracking provider. This means the players…
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Amy Bockerstette & Gary Woodland at Waste Management Open 2019

Amy Bockerstette picked for Cairns Cup 2024 Team USA…

The Cairns Cup 2024 Captain Kim Moore names Amy Bockerstette for Team USA. Viral internet sensation Amy Bockerstette has been selected to represent her country at golf’s Premier Disability Match Play event, The Cairns Cup 2024 to be played at Cherry Creek Golf Club in Detroit, Michigan. Amy shot to fame playing the iconic 16th…
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John Bell, Tracey Ramin, Jonathan Snyder - USA Cairns cup Team

The Cairns Cup 2022 Winners…

The Cairns Cup 20022 winners were crowned after a week-long festival of disability golf! The USA Team proved too strong for the Europeans resulting in a 3 – 21 loss in the first-ever event of its kind. After numerous postponements, the unique tournament finally got underway in early May 2022, culminating in The Cairns Cup…
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Blind Golf – Supporting Disability Golf…

Those who have been TSGers for any length of time will know that we like to support all golf charities whenever we can, so we are pleased to announce our new charity partner – Scottish Blind Golf! Why did The Social Golfer community partner with Scottish Blind Golf? In October 2020, we had the pleasure…
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Join The Social Golfer at Celtic Manor in Sept 2020…

As we look back at TEN years of The Social Golfer, we felt it only right that we should find some way of celebrating this achievement! Back in 2010, we were a fledgling website with only a few users and with a couple of games a week being organised. Fast forward to 2020 and the site now…
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Paul Houghton – Disabled Golfer & TSGer sues Brentwood Council…

TSGer, Paul Houghton, and his case against Brentwood Borough Council for discrimination (on account of him not being allowed to use his buggy at Hartswood Golf Club) have now been taken on by top lawyer Chris Fry. The BBC interviewed Paul on 3rd September 2018 and all the major news organisations have picked up on…
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Discrimination in Golf – Game takes huge step back….

We know golf is always some years behind the rest of the world in its moral outlook maybe it should have been no surprise, when I recently experienced (in our opinion) a truly awful show of ignorance by my local council toward Paul Houghton – TSG’s very own Disabled golfer. Having got to know some disabled…
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British Inclusive Golf announces event dates…

British Inclusive Golf is running a program of taster sessions and workshops for disability groups in the North East and North West down the M62/A1 corridor… The charity is in its 4th year and has decided to be self-funding in 2016, as this gives more flexibility to work with groups who wish to take advantage of…
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