BGS in ‘The Press and Journal’ article about a mini series on golf in Scotland.
BBC Alba will be showing a six part mini series on golf in Scotland, starting on Tuesday 5th October at 8.30pm. The programmes aim to show that golf is for everyone, attracting a diverse following, regardless of one’s circumstances. Read the full article here.
BGS on BBC Alba’s mini series ‘Scotland: the home of golf‘
Featuring some of our own members, this mini series aims to promote golf as an inclusive sport for all players, no matter their personal circumstances nor physical disabilities. Tune in from Tuesday 5th October at 8.30pm for six episodes.
The Auld Enemy Match at Cardona, on STV!
Well done to all players from Blind Golf Scotland, as well as England & Wales Blind Golf.
BGS on RNIB Connect Radio’s Daily Connect Show!
Listen to our Captain Sam Sloan chat about our upcoming free blind golf taster sessions (in partnership with our friends at EDGA).
4 Ball Auction!
Our friends at TheSocialGolfer have generously offered to hold a charity auction behalf of Blind Golf Scotland! For more information, please see the links below:
- To view the 4 Ball vouchers on offer, please see the auction page.
- To read the blog featuring more information and links to golf course flyover videos, please click here.
EDGA’s European tour is in full swing!
Our friends at EDGA are holding events across Europe to promote disability golf. Watch their latest video here:
BGS Resumes Free Blind Golf Taster Sessions!
We’re delighted to offer free taster sessions to interested groups. The next sessions will be on:
- 30th May – Fairways Indoor Golf Arena in Coatbridge – POSTPONED
- 2nd August – Stirling Golf Club (Academy Course)
Interested? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss.
Please see the links below for a better idea about the venues.
BGS Captain & Chairman, Sam Sloan, speaks with Jools London from Cue & Review’s Cue Talks:
Latest 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.
Newsletter now available online
Please click here to read our January 2021 newsletter in PDF format.
Captain Sam Sloan’s RNIB Connect Radio interview
Click below to listen to Sam’s interview with Barry Snell highlighting the joys of Blind Golf in Scotland and around the world.
The Social Golfer
TheScoialGolfer.com has generously offered free annual subscription to its online TSG Pro Accounts for our Blind Golf Scotland’s members. Please contact our Development Officer for details on how to take advantage of this offer. For more about TheSocialGolfer.com, please see our Sponsors page.
Sir Sean Connery
Blind Golf Scotland were saddened by the loss of our beloved patron Sir Sean Connery. He will be missed.
We were thrilled to have the support of many of Scotland’s finest golf clubs who generously donated 2 or 4 Balls to be sold in our online auction. The money raised will help fund the team at national and international events. For full details of participating golf clubs, please see our Sponsors page.
New BGS Facebook and Twitter Accounts! | September 2020
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.