Posts Tagged ‘United States Blind Golf Association’

Blind Golfers Swing Through San Antonio

By Bernice Kearney © KSAT, San Antonio, Texas — Teeing off at Brackenridge Golf Course, golfer Ron Derry kicks it a little bit off-line. “I talked to that tree right before I hit it,” Derry joked, as the gallery watched. But Derry isn’t fazed. Like the other 34 golfers on the course today, he’s at the top of his game. Derry is one of the players in the United States Blind Golf Association’s National Championship Tournament…. READ ARTICLE

Legally blind golfer eyes crown

By Phil Roche © The Sun, San Bernardino, California — He can’t see a red flag flowing on a windy October afternoon. Or a spectacular orange sunset later in a western sky. Nor can Bill Davis see his white golf ball cut across a blue sky and land on a manicured green. Davis is legally blind. His sight has been impaired since birth. Today, broad-shouldered, at a sturdy 5-foot 9, 185 pounds, he looks like a running back in his 20s, but he surprises – he’s all of 51 years old. The Rancho Cucamonga resident took up golf four years ago…. READ ARTICLE