Region A Golf Individual Skills
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Golf Individual Skills is a Qualifier for State Golf Tournament. Gold Medal Recipients will advance to State Golf.
Skills will take place on the putting greens, chipping is located at the driving range. Bathrooms available. No carts will be available for spectators or guests.
Registration will be at 9:00 AM
Opening Ceremony will be at 9:45 AM
Events Begin at 10:00 AM
This year, Starved Rock Cross Fit will be leading a voluntary stretching warm-up session at 9:30 AM for all athletes. Location will be shared during registration.
Please click on the button below to register as a volunteer.
Athletes should follow the rule interpretations regarding uniforms. All necessary equipment such as Golf Clubs are the responsibility of the athlete or agency. Golf Balls will be provided for the skills.
Awards will be given after divisions complete the 7 skills.
Lunch will be provided for all registered athletes, coaches and volunteers and will consist of a Hot Dog, Chips and Water. Concession stand is available for purchase. Water will be placed throughout the venue for athletes as needed.
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All Gold Medal winners advance to the State Golf Tournament in Decatur, IL on September 9-10. Region A Entries are due to me by August 8th. Region E – please check with your sports staff for entry deadlines. Your entry score will be what the athlete scored at this recent competition.
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Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world. Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports for more than 23,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and 13,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to realize their full potential in sports and in life. Special Olympics programs enhance physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, social skills and encourage family and community support.