13. Golf

 

Golf: shoot under a hundred in an 18 hole golf course.

 

Golf is a club and social sport that can be both fun and competitive. It provides a great opportunity to relax and wind down whilst also supporting cardiovascular health, coordination and balance, and an opportunity to learn and hone new skills.

 

There are a range of clubs and organisations to support the involvement of diverse Australians.

 

Golf Australia

Golf Australia is the governing body for golf in Australia working to engage as many people as possible in the sport. The help identify places to play golf and programs for learning and development:  

 

 

 

 

My Golf

Like the AFL’s Auskick program, My Golf consists of weekly lessons where children can explore golf in a fun setting. My Golf has four levels for ages 4 through to 17. They are held at the North Adelaide Golf Course.  

 

 

 

Girls Learn to Golf Program

Part of the City of Adelaide’s North Adelaide Golf Course, these clinics are for girls aged 6 to 16 and support healthy activity, social opportunity and golf skills and knowledge.  

 

 

 

Aboriginal Golf Club of SA

The Aboriginal Golf Club of SA aims to encourage, promote and advance the game of amateur golf throughout the Aboriginal communities of South Australia. 

 

 

 

Inclusive Golf Program

Connecting with organisations such as The Royal Society for the Blind and Empower Golf, North Adelaide Golf Course supports people with a disability to play golf with all golf players.  

 

 

 

Empower Golf

Empower Golf provides Inclusive services and adaptive equipment for golf players, including clinics and private coaching. 

 

 

 

Blind Golf Australia

Blind Golf Australia was formed to promote golf amongst blind and vision impaired people and to coordinate blind golf between the states of Australia.The organisation aims to represent Australian blind golf internationally and to create and maintain registers of blind golf events throughout Australia with lists of players, sight classifications and handicaps. BGA is also a founding member of the International Blind Golf Association (IBGA). 

 

Guidance for playing golf with vision impairment at Blind Sports SA.