World Deaf Golf Championships


WDGC2014-logoSMALLWDGC 2014: This will be the 10th gathering of the world’s elite deaf amateur golfers. Each country can send up to 8 men, 5 women and 5 seniors. There will be both individual and team competitions. To play in this event, you must be recognized by your country’s deaf golf association. Maximum handicap limits are 12.4 for men, 16.4 for seniors and 22.4 for women.

The Wolverine G.C. – Grand Traverse Resort
Traverse City, Michigan
July 13-18, 2014

The three tri-chairpersons of this event are: Darrell Hovinen, Susan Zupnik and Dan Nawrocki.  They all have different responsibilities, Darrell the tournament director and webmaster, Dan the fundraiser and banquet coordinator, Susan taking care of all the other things like registration, program books, merchandise. Susan played in seven WDGC’s, Darrell three and Dan one. They are more than ready to make sure this event is very successful.

WDGF (World Deaf Golf Federation): Founded in Battle Creek, Michigan during the 1994 NDGA tournament by eight golfers from five countries (Australia, Canada, England, Scotland and USA). Golfers were Allan Brown, Tim Clark, Rob Cundy, Howard Elson, Jim Hynes, Tony Klimek, Jonathon Rose and Kevin Whalley. For more information, see WDGF History.