BGS Resumes Free Blind Golf Taster Sessions!
In collaboration with our friends at Fairways Indoor Golf Arena in Coatbridge, we’re delighted to offer free taster sessions to interested groups. The next session will be on 18th May, however, we’re happy to schedule dates for specific groups. More sessions will be held later in Falkirk (July), and we can host similar sessions elsewhere around Scotland depending on demand. Contact email@example.com to discuss.
Lockdown Guidance from Scottish Golf
Make sure you’re well-informed about the updated rules before returning to golfing in groups.
Golf to be available on the NHS?
Read the full article here.
ISPS Handa Spanish Blind Golf Open 2021
This event will take place 27-30 June 2021 at Centro Nacional de Golf “Emma Villacieros” in Madrid, Spain. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Dates Announced for the ISPS HANDA World Invitational!
Presented by Modest! Golf Management in Northern Ireland, hosted by Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort between 28th July to 1st August 2021!!!
January 2021 Newsletter now available!
Click here to read our January Newsletter featuring some of our members’ sight loss experiences, and also speaks of the social and health benefits of blind golf. Get in touch with us today to find out how to get started.
Fear Not! Golf is Permitted in Tier 4!
A maximum of two people from two different households can meet outdoors for golf. See the latest guidance on outdoor activities here.
BGS Online Charity Auction Raised £3,335.00!
The highest bidders will be notified today. Well done to the winners, and thanks to all who took part. We’re grateful for your support! Click here to see the last remaining vouchers.
BGS Announces Dates for Scottish Stroke Play Championship | 14 & 15 June 2021
This stroke play will involve an overnight stay in a hotel (more details tbc). 1st tee time is at 11.30am on 14th June, and 2nd time is at 10.30am on 15th June. For more details, please contact email@example.com.
Black Friday Shopping on Smile Amazon | November 2020
A quick reminder that if you are shopping on Amazon on Black Friday, please consider using . smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/SC024309 Amazon will donate 0.5% of your net purchases to Blind Golf Scotland. All funds raised will help support our team to represent Scotland in international events.
RNIB Connect Radio Interviews BGS Chairman | November 2020
Listen to Sam Sloan chat to RNIB Connect Radio’s Barry Snell, discussing the benefits of Blind Golfing. You can find the link on our News page.
BGS Members offered free subscription to TheSocialGolfer.com | November 2020
TheSocialGolfer.com has offered our members free subscription (normally £29.99) for a year to its website, helping you find partners or groups to golf with, across Scotland, the UK and overseas! See here for more details.
We at BGS are very sad to learn of the passing of our patron Sir Sean Connery. He will be missed. | November 2020
BGS 4 Ball Online Charity Auction Raised Over £2,500 So Far! | October 2020
It’s only been a few weeks since the auction was launched, however, we’ve already raised over £2,500! Check out our Auction page to see participating clubs – and keep tabs on the bids! Which one is on your wish list?
New BGS Facebook and Twitter Accounts! | September 2020
Check out our new Facebook and Twitter pages, and please remember to share these with your friends!
BGS Launches 4 Ball Online Charity Auction! | September 2020
We are thrilled to have the support of many of Scotland’s finest golf clubs who have generously donated 2 or 4 Balls to be sold in our auction. The money raised will help fund the team at national and international events. For full details of participating golf clubs, please see our Auction page. Why not treat yourself or loved ones to a fun day out?
Shop at Amazon Smile and Raise Money for BGS! | August 2020
When you shop at Smile.Amazon.co.uk, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your net purchases directly to BGS! Simply follow this URL, enter Scottish Blind Golf Society in the search field, and it’ll take you directly to the site where you can shop as you normally would. For more details go to our Support Us page, or simply follow this link and start shopping!
AGM 2019 | July 2020
We were finally able to hold our Annual General Meeting for the year ending 2019, in July 2020. This had been postponed first due to poor weather conditions over winter, and then due to Covid-19 restrictions. The minutes for this meeting can be found here.
Training Day | October 2019
Our training day, held at Kingsacre in Edinburgh, went very well and we hope to hold a similar event again.
Training Day | 29th/30th July 2019
Do you know someone who is visually impaired who would like to try playing golf or thinks that they can no longer play?? Get in touch, we are hosting a training event up near Aberdeen where you will get to try your skills and meet some of our current golfers.
Can’t make this event….watch this space for news of our next event.
ISPS Handa Vision Cup | June 2019
Congratulations to Ally Reid and Barry McCluskey who were part of the ‘Rest of the World’ team who took on North America and won in this great competition. Well done Ally and Barry!!
For the full results list, see the IBGA website
Congratulations to Barry McCluskey who won the ISPS Handa US Blind Golf Championships in Arizona in April 2019.
What an amazing win for one of our own, Barry McCluskey won 1st prize in the B3 category at the ISPS Handa US Blind Golf Championship. Although a relatively new member of Blind Golf Scotland, Barry is a determined young man and put in a lot of hard work – and it really paid off!!
With the launch of this website we are rebranding ourselves as Blind Golf Scotland.
We hope you like the new look and feel of the website. We wanted to be fresher, brighter and more appealing to all ages. Please bear with us while we get all documents and branding updated, you may see both brands for a short while.