October 2021

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.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0010kpm

Episode 2 Teaser

 

September 2021

The Auld Enemy Match at Cardona, on STV!

Well done to all players from Blind Golf Scotland, as well as England & Wales Blind Golf.

 

July 2021

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).

Still not tried blind golf? Why not? Don’t miss your chance to come along, simply email enquiries@scottishblindgolf.com to register your interest. Click here for the full article.

 

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!

In collaboration with our friends at EDGA, Fairways Indoor Golf Arena in Coatbridge and Stirling Golf Club!

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 enquiries@scottishblindgolf.com to discuss.

 

 

 

 

Please see the links below for a better idea about the venues.

 

June 2021

BGS Captain & Chairman, Sam Sloan, speaks with Jools London from Cue & Review’s Cue Talks:

April 2021

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.

 

January 2021

Newsletter now available online

Please click here to read our January 2021 newsletter in PDF format.

November 2020

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.

BGS Auction

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.

 

September 2020

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!

 

August 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!

 

July 2020

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.