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Aug 1 2022

IBGA Player Sight Database

Updated July 31st 2022

SIGHT DATABASE


Aug 1 2022

ISPS Handa Vision Cup 2022

Sept 19 - 22 2022


July 28 2022

IBGA World Championships - 2023

Milnerton Golf Club Cape Town South Africa.

SEE MORE INFORMATION

March 26 - 31 2023


June 17 2022

Updated Forms:-


June 16 2022

Application and Sight Form in Spanish


June 4 2022

ISPS Handa Vision Cup 2022

Sept 19 - 22 2022


May 31 2022

IBGA Player Sight Database

Updated May 31st 2022

SIGHT DATABASE


May 17 2022

IBGA Women In Golf

New IBGA Women In Golf Forum; this will create a fantastic platform for blind and visually impaired ladies involved in (or interested in becoming involved in) golf to come together and chat via regular zoom meetings. It will be an opportunity to network, to share our experiences and to exchange ideas and initiatives on how any issues or obstacles for women in blind golf can be addressed and how we can make blind golf more attractive for women.

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Apr 13 2022

2022 South African Open Results Online

March 26


Mar 4 2022

2021 Australian and NSW Blind Golf Championships

31 Jan to 4 Feb 2022


Feb 26 2022

ISPS Handa Spanish Open

Centro Nacional de Golf "Emma Villacieros" - Madrid

22 - 26 May 2022


Jan 25 2022

ISPS Handa Vision Cup 2022

September 19 - 22 2022

Venue: TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA

Participating Teams: North America versus Rest of the World Matchplay

September 19 - 22 2022


Jan 21 2022

2022 OVIG Provincial and ISPA Handa Canadian Championship and
2022 Western Canada Blind Golf Championships

August 6th - 13th and July 3rd - July 7th 2022

NOTE: UPDATED ENTRY FORMS NOW ONLINE - PLEASE CHECK AND DOWNLOAD

August 6th - 13th 2022
July 3rd - July 7th 2022


Jan 6 2022

2022 ISPS Handa US Blind Open

April 3rd - 6th, 2022 at the King and Bear course at World Golf Village, St. Augustine, Florida.

Information about the tournament and sign up can be obtained at USBLINDGOLF.COM or FLORIDABLINDGOLF.COM

April 3rd - 6th 2022


Jan 4 2022

2022 OVIG Provincial and ISPA Handa Canadian Championship

August 6th - 13th 2022 The Greens at Renton - Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

August 6th - 13th 2022


Jan 2 2022

National Secretaries and Associate Members Update

2021-12-05 Board Meeting and Meeting Notification

December 5th 2021


Dec 22 2021

2021 Australian and New South Wales Blind Golf Championships

Postponed to 31 Jan to 4 Feb 2022 - Liverpool Golf Club NSW

Jan 31 to Feb 4 2022


Dec 15 2021

2022 Western Canada Blind Golf Championships

July 3rd - July 7th Inglewood Golf and Curling Club, Calgary, Alberta

July 3rd - July 7th 2022


Dec 11 2021

2021 ISPS Handa British Blind Open Results

The results for the 2021 British Open are now online

August 23 - 25 2021


October 2021

2021 South African Open

October 2021 Benoni Lake Golf Course


Sept 30 2021

2021 ISPS HANDA Australian Blind Golf Open

This event has been postponed from 14 - 20 November 2021 and rescheduled to 6 - 12 February 2022 at Liverpool Golf Club.

February 6 - 12 2022


August 30 2021

2021 ISPA Handa Virtual Canadian Championship

August


June 3 2021

2021 World Championship (and 2022 South African Open)

This event has been postponed from October 2021 to March 26 - April 2 2022

March 26 - April 2 2022


2021 ISPS Handa British Blind Open

August 23-25 2021


2021 ISPS Handa US Blind Open

The 2021 ISPS Handa US Blind Open has had to be cancelled.


ISPS Handa South African Open Results

Glendower Golf Club, Johannesburg, SA

December 8 - 9 2020


2021 World Championship and South African Open

October 2nd - 9th 2021


June 2 2020

World Championships and Biennial Meeting 2020

Please see the full World Championships and Biennial Meeting statement from the link below.


March 29 2020

ISPS Handa Australian Open Results

Rosebud Country Club South Course Victoria

March 19th - 20th


Jan 22 2020

2020 ISPS Handa Spanish Blind Golf Open

Centro Nacional de Golf "Emma Villacieros" - Madrid

May 10th - 14th


Dec 9 2019

2020 ISPS Handa British Blind Golf Open

Galgorm Castle Golf Club, Ballymena, County Antrim

June 28th - July 1st


Oct 24 2019

2019 ISPS Handa Australian Blind Open

Collier Park Golf Course, Perth, Western Australia

September 12th - 13th


Oct 9 2019

2019 ISPS Handa Japan Blind Open

Hakonekohen Golf Club, Hakone, Japan

September 17th - 19th


2020 ISPS Handa Canadian Blind Golf Open

Guelph, Ontario at Guelph Lakes G.C.

With three preliminary tournaments leading up to the main event.

August 19th - 22nd 2020


Oct 7 2019

2019 ISPS Handa South African Blind Open

Glendower Golf Club, Gauging, SA

The 2019 ISPS Handa SA Blind Golf Open was staged at the challenging Glendower Golf Club in Johannesburg in late September. We enjoyed the good weather typical in Gauteng at this time of the year, although relatively strong winds added to the challenge.

September 25th - 27th


2019 ISPS Handa Austrian Blind Open
September 1st - 5th 2019
[Sept 11]

Golfpark Mieminger Plateau, Tirol, Austria

A 36 hole Strokeplay event played over two days on the Championcourse. This was open to all players with an IBGA handicap and will follow the 2019 RandA revised rules of golf and related modifications.

September 1st - 5th


2019 ISPS Handa British Blind Open:
July 21 - 25
[Aug 1]

The 2019 ISPS Handa British Blind Open was held from July 21 - 25 2019 at Carden Park Hotel Golf Resort, Nr Chester, England.

July 21 - 25, 2019


ISPS Handa Canadian Blind Golf Open
July 11-14 2019
[July 21]

St Eugene Golf Resort Cranbrook, BC

July 11-14 2019


ISPS 2019 Handa Vision Cup
June 17-20 2019
[June 22]

Portmarnock Links, Dublin, Ireland

The fourth edition of the ISPS Handa Vision Cup was hosted by the Portmarnock Links Golf Club, Dublin, Ireland from 17-20 June 2019. The Vision Cup is a biennial Ryder Cup style tournament featuring the top 12 ranked blind golfers from North America competing against the top 12 from the rest of the world.

See the reults now online.

June 17-20 2019


2019 US Open Event
RESULTS
[April 30]

The 2019 ISPS Handa US Blind Golf Open Championship was held at the Haven Golf Course, Green Valley Arizona on April 6 - 8 2019.

April 4 through April 8, 2019


2018 World Blind Golf Championships Results

RESULTS[October 8]

The 2018 ISPS Handa World Blind Golf Championships were held at the Golf Club Parco de' Medici, Rome

October 4 - 5 2018


2018 Italian Blind Golf Open Results
RESULTS
[October 4]

The 2018 ISPS Handa Italian Blind Golf Open Championship was held at the Golf Club Parco de' Medici, Rome

October 1 - 2 2018


New Associate Member Country: Mexico
[6 Sept 2018]

We welcome Mexico to the growing list of Associate Member Countries. Ricardo Silva Da Luna is a B1 Category player and we welcome him and hopefully he can inspire other Mexican vision impaired golfers to join him on the greens.


2018 South African Blind Golf Open
RESULTS
[August 24]

The 2018 ISPS Handa South African Blind Golf Open Championship was held at the Milnerton Golf Club Milnerton, Capetown on July 15 - 17 2018.

July 16 - 17 2018


2018 US Open Event April 6 - 8 2018
RESULTS
[May 15]

The 2018 ISPS Handa US Blind Golf Open Championship was held at the Haven Golf Course, Green Valley Arizona on April 6 - 8 2018.

April 6 through April 8, 2018


2018 Australian Blind Golf Open Results
RESULTS
[April 10]

The 2018 ISPS Handa Australian Blind Golf Open Championship was held at the Rosebud Country Club, Rosebud, Victoria on March 7 - 9 2018.

7 - 9 March 2018


ISPS Handa Canadian Blind Golf Open 2018
[March 27]

Truro Golf Course, Truro, Nova Scotia
ENTRIES CLOSED

15 - 17 August 2018


Brian Macleod Memorial Nova Scotia Open
[March 27]

Mountain Golf Club, Truro, Nova Scotia
ENTRIES CLOSED

19 - 20 August 2018


ISPS Handa British Blind Open
[March 27]

Cardrona Golf and Country Club, Peebles, Scotland

15 - 19 July 2018


Report From South Africa Blind Golfer Ernst Conradie [October 12]

"I have decided to do another mad stunt this year to show people that blind and visually impaired people can also play golf and that we can do it sometimes better."


2017 ISPS Handa Austrian Blind Golf Open Results
RESULTS
[17th September - 21st September]

The 2017 ISPS Handa Austrian Blind Golf Open took place at Sussenbrunn Golf club, Vienna on 17th September - 21st September.

The category winners were B1: Zohar Sharon (Israel) 196, B2: Ed Maguire (Ireland) 192, and B3: Allan Morgan (Scotland) 188.

17th September - 21st September, 2017


2017 ISPS Handa South Africa Blind Golf Open Results
RESULTS
[27th - 29th August]

The 2017 ISPS Handa South Africa Blind Golf Open took place at Woodhill Country Club, Pretoria on 27th - 29th August.

"What was particularly promising for us this year was that there has been growth in our juniors"

27th - 29th August, 2017


ISPS HANDA Vision Cup 2017 [August 5]

Exciting Finish as Cup Result Goes Down to the Final Play of the Day.
Canada hosted the 3rd edition of the ISPS HANDA Vision Cup between teams representing North America and the Rest of the World from 21-23 July 2017.

July 21st to 23rd 2017


2017 ISPS Handa Irish Blind Golf Open Results
RESULTS
[August 4]

The 2017 ISPS Handa Irish Blind Golf Open took place at Nuremore Hotel and Country Club, County Monaghan, Ireland on 30 June to 1 July.

The Tournament was won by Willem Roode and the ladies prize went to Carol Brill, both members of Irish Blind Golf.

30 June to 1 July, 2017


2017 ISPS Handa British Blind Golf Open Results
RESULTS
[August 4]

The 2017 ISPS Handa British Blind Golf Open took place at Greenore Golf, County Louth, Ireland on 27 and 28 June.

The net winner, Paul McCormack from Ireland scored an amazing nett 58 on Day 1 and a final nett 106 to secure the title.

June 27th and 28th, 2017


2017 Australian and New South Wales Blind Golf Opens
RESULTS
[May 16]

These events were played early in October in Sydney.

5th October - 9th October 2017


2017 US Open
RESULTS
[April 24]

The 2017 ISPS Handa US Blind Golf Open Championship was held at the Torres Blancas Golf Course in Green Valley Arizona.

April 6 through April 10, 2017


2018 ISPS Handa Italian Open and World Championships [April 4]

Golf Club Parco de' Medici, Rome

September 29 - October 6 2018


2017 Austrian Blind Golf Open [February 16]

Entry Forms are now added to the Events pages. Entries close June 30th. Download as either a Word document to return by email or print our PDF and mail.

17th September - 21st September 2017


2017 Canada Blind Golf Open [February 7]

August 14th - 17th


David Blyth Life Member IBGA [February 2]

BGA is delighted to advise that David Blyth was appointed a Life Member of the International Blind Golf Association (IBGA) at the IBGA Biennial Meeting in Japan in early November.

November 2016


ISPS Handa World Blind Golf Championships 2016

The 2016 World Championships took place at the beautiful Shinrin-Koen Golf Club, Japan, on 9 and 10 November. Fourteen Japanese competitors were joined by a further 41 from eleven countries.

14th November 2016


ANOTHER NATIONAL ASSOCIATION JOINS IBGA

The IBGA is pleased to welcome Costa Rica to the international blind golf family.

11th July 2016


Canada to host 2017 ISPS Handa Vision Cup

The ISPS Handa Vision Cup will be held at Creston, British Columbia from 19 - 24 July 2017. Detailed information for potential participants can be found at www.vibebc.com

30th June 2016


ISPS Handa 2016 US Blind Golf Open Championship Results

USBGA - 2016 - Green Valley Regional and Open - Final Scores As of - Apr 22 2016 - The Haven Course.

29th April 2016


Brian MacLeod

It is with deep sadness that we report the death of IBGA Director Brian MacLeod. He had been diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer in late 2014 and despite extensive treatment throughout 2015 he lost his battle with the disease on Saturday, 19 December.

31st December 2015


Vision Cup 2015 New Video

A new video of the Vision Cup 2015 has just been posted.

08th August 2015


ISPS Handa Austrian Blind Golf Open 2015

For the first time it was possible to organise an Austrian Blind Open in 2015, which was a great success reports Karin Becker, Tournament Organiser. This was mainly due to the superb support of IBGA.

23rd July 2015


ISPS HANDA VISION CUP 2015

The Rest of the World go two up in matchplay series against North America. The ISPS Handa Vision Cup (formerly the Ressmeyer Cup) took place at the beautiful Villa d'Este Golf Club, Como, Italy on 26-28 June. The 12-a-side match was played in lovely sunshine and a friendly but very competitive atmosphere.

03rd July 2015


South African Blind Golf Association - 2014 ISPS HANDA South African Open

November 2014 saw South Africa's top visually-impaired golfers gathering at the Stellenbosch Golf Club to compete for the South African title over 36 holes of stroke play.

16th January 2015


International Blind Golf Association

News and Results from around the World

office@internationalblindgolf.com