Gerry T Kelly – Founder
Read here how pioneer Gerry T Kelly turned his dream into a reality by establishing the Scottish Blind Golf Society (now Blind Golf Scotland) in 1986. Three decades later later, Gerry makes the news for his first hole-in-one…
Thanks to Gerry, many visually impaired people have been inspired to continue playing or learn to play golf, and become members of a fun international community. If you, or somebody you know, would like to join this active and friendly society, please contact us.
Cameron McDiarmid – BGS Member & Blind Golf Champion
Cameron has been registered blind since infancy. Determined to have a career in sport, today he is one of BGS’ champion blind golfers! Read Cameron’s biography here.
Ally Reid – BGS Handicap Secretary & Former International Blind Golf Association (IBGA) Board Member
Ally lost his sight at 50 but managed to take up golf again after learning about BGS. Read Ally’s story here.
Barry McCluskey – BGS Vice-Captain & Ranked Top 10 Blind Golfer in the World
Barry’s sight deteriorated at 18 years old. Having already developed a love for golf in his youth, he is now one the world’s top blind golf competitors! Read about Barry here.
John – Long-time BGS Member & Both Matchplay and Strokeplay Championship Winner
John lost his sight at 26 years old and has tirelessly campaigned for sight loss charities for years. An experienced golfer who got back into the game after learning he only needed a bit of help to see the ball. Read John’s story here.
Auld Enemy Match – Articles
The team made the headlines back in September 2019 for their winning match against England. Click on the articles to read the full stories.
Blind Golf Scotland’s Major Winner
Barry McCluskey is a Blind Golf Scotland champion who won in his category at the 2019 US Open Blind Golf Championship!
Click here to watch his BBC interview.
Connect Radio DJ, Roger Cole ‘shuts his eyes and swings the club’
Read Roger’s experience of Blind Golf here.
More stories will be added in due course. Thank you for your patience.