Today, there are more than 100 different tournaments for Golf professionals. Each of them gathers professionals of the highest class, a large number of spectators and has serious prize funds.
The most prestigious Golf tournaments include: the US Open, the British Open, the PGA Championship, the masters, and the World Golf championship. Winning any of these tournaments is a great success for any professional. The victory, in addition to a solid monetary reward exceeding a million dollars, guarantees the player to rise up in the ranking of the world’s leading professionals. Continue reading
Golf for the blind is strictly regulated by the rules of the Royal and Ancient Golf club, St. Andrews and the United States Golf Association. They issued a “Modification of the rules of Golf for Golfers with Disabilities”. These rules allow the coach or assistant of a blind golfer to be near him on the stroke line without penalty. Each player has a sighted coach / assistant describing the position of the hole, helping with the selection of the putter, and ensuring that the head of the putter is directly behind the ball. After all the necessary instructions, the blind golfer strikes.
There are three categories of blind golfers depending on the degree of vision loss – B1, B2, B3. Continue reading