2005 US Deaf Golf
17th Par-3 Hole of Ravenwood Golf Club
Rochester, New York was a site of 2005 U.S. Deaf Golf Championships
Rochester, New York – Greater Rochester Deaf Golf Association (GRDGA) hosted
the US Deaf Golf Championships (USDGC) tournament during the week of July 18-22, 2005. The
USDGC was sponsored by United States Deaf Golf Foundation. The ultimate goal for the Championships is to
recognize and celebrate excellence in the game of golf in the deaf community and the hard of hearing
population in America.
The USDGC tournament was held at
Club in Victor, New York. The course is an 18 Hole Championship course designed by world- renowned
architect Robin Nelson. It has been selected as #5 “Best New Upscale Public Course” in America. Nelson
compares the Ravenwood course to that of Shinnecock Hills Country Club on Long Island, site of the 1995
and 2004 US Opens. The Ravenwood Golf Club was the site of 2004 U.S. Open Qualifier and 2003 New York
State Amateur Championship.
2005 US Deaf Golf Championships Results
We proudly announce that the following golfers made
the USA Deaf Golf Team. They will be participating in the World Deaf Golf Championships in Edmonton, Canada
on July 16-23. 2006.
USA Men’s Team
Aldaz, Dano – Colorado
Babineaux, Brandon – Texas
Barber, David – Georgia
Granberry, Doren – California
Hansen, Scott – Oregon
Hoshina, Ben - Maryland
Houston, Mike – Texas
Roberts, Bill – Missouri
Vaughn, John – Connecticut
Worek, Keith – New York
USA Women’s Team
Maggi, Kelly – Florida
Ploysa, Patty Sue – New York
Stotlz, Lorraine – Maryland
Williams, Lynn – Massachusetts
Zupnik, Susan – New Jersey
USA Seniors’ Men
DeVe, Wally – Oregon
Farovitch, Larry – Arizona
Isobe, Gerald – Hawaii
Here are Top players who will go to Edmonton for
2006 World Deaf Golf championships in 2006
Doren Granberry, Brandon Babineaux
Brandon said,"Give me a break... I want to win this Championship!"
Do I look like Sergio Garcia?
Mike Fenneran, Joe Nistico, Larry Farovitch
We are old pals!
Yeah, the last par of the Championship!
Bill Roberts, Keith Worek
After the bunker shot, he made a birdie putt to make 3rd place.
He missed this eagle putt to win his 8th Championships.
Doren Granberry, Head Pro Asst.
Doren won the Championship in 1st hole sudden playoff, beating Bill Roberts. It was
his 4th Championship winning.
Open Short-Game Champion
Seniors Short-Game Champion
Women Short-Game Champion