The United States Deaf Golf
Championships provide golf competitions, social
gatherings, golf instruction opportunities for
all different levels of deaf golfers and
protection of the game's integrity and valued
- In order to participate in this tournament,
you must provide documentation on an average
score of 100 or better or a copy of your GHIN
handicap index card with a 28 handicap or less.
What is GHIN? Go visit:
for more information.
- Because the WDGC doesn’t allow Hearing Aids or
Cochlear Implants during the WDGC; therefore, we
will follow the same rule – Hearing
Aids/Cochlear Implants are not allowed during
the Championships play.
- Because of the WDGC Regulations, a golfer must
have a hearing loss of at least 55 decibels in
the better ear (3-tone frequency average at 500,
1000, 2000 Hertz, ISO 1964 Standard, as
established by the DEAFLYMPICS) may therefore be
eligible for USDGC and WDGC. Go visit
and print out the specific audiogram form.
If you are a first timer, we would highly
recommend you to provide a copy of your most
recent hearing test, performed by a certified
audiologist before playing the USDGC.
- If you are under 18 years old, you may
participate in the USDGC tournament with an
understanding that you must be accompanied by
your parent or a guardian (even your friend who
is over 21 years old and also an participant)
during the week.
for further instructions.
- Seniors, 50 years old or over, can play in
- Winning cash prizes will be distributed, it is
your responsibility whether to accept it or not.
In order to preserve your Amateur Status, you
are not allowed to accept any cashes.
Contact Us if
you have any questions.