Garrett Slattery with his son Brendon

Garrett Slattery

Garrett, a Professor in Actuarial Science at Stellenbosch University, has been visually impaired since the age of 10.

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Derrick Sheridan MBE, Chairman of the IBGA

Derrick Sheridan MBE

Derrick became involved in Blind Golf in 1989 after hearing about it on the radio.

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Gerry Nelson

Gerry Nelson

Gerry, a provincial Client Service Co-ordinator with Canada’s National Institute for the Blind, was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan on November 9th, 1963.  At the age of 6 he was diagnosed with diabetes and became totally blind at the age of 25. 

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John White, IBGA Board Member

John White

John, a retired banker, lives in Perth Western Australia.  An active golfer,he has been a member of the Nedlands Golf Club for 40 years.  

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Andrea Calcaterra Playing Golf

Andrea Calcaterra

Andrea Calcaterra from Milan, Italy, belongs to a family who have been involved in golf for 4 generations.

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Mr Yoshinori Ikezawa, Chairman JBGA

Mr Yoshinori Ikezawa

Mr Ikezawa was born in 1959. He first encountered the sport of golf when someone asked 16-year-old Yoshinori to work part time as caddie at a distinguished golf course. Read more

Graham Coulton, Vice-Chairman/Finance

Graham Coulton

Graham was born on 9 April, 1958 and is employed by Sport and Recreation in the Office of Sport which is a division under the NSW State Government of Australia and he holds the position of Program Coordinator – Motor Sport. Read more

Photo of Linda Port

Linda Port

Linda, who is now a resident of San Diego, California, was raised in Washington State where her father (totally blind) was teacher, athletic director and ultimately principal of the Washington State School for the Blind.   Linda regards her father as her inspiration and feels privileged to have grown up among the teachers and students at the School.
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