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2024 Cairns Cup teams now complete

The 2024 Cairns Cup teams have been completed, they are looking balanced so it should make for a great competition come the end of July at Cherry Creek Golf Club. It’s a ground-breaking year for the Cairns Cup two Women Captains, first time played on US soil in Michigan the home of reigning winning USA…
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The Cairns Cup teams announce their new sponsors for 2024

The Cairns Cup, Disability Golf’s Premier Match Play Event is proud to announce they have secured two team sponsors for the 2024 event, to be hosted by Cherry Creek Golf Club, in Detroit, Michigan between 27th July and 3rd August 2024. Team USA will be sponsored by Five Iron Golf, renowned for delivering a distinctive…
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Team USA complete with the selection of Marcus Williams

Marcus Williams talks about being part of The Cairns Cup. I would like to take a moment to express my gratitude and excitement for being selected to play for Team USA in the upcoming 2024 Cairns Cup Tournament. Being chosen to represent our country in this prestigious event is a tremendous honour for me as…
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Amy Bockerstette picked for Team USA at The Cairns Cup 2024!

Viral internet sensation Amy Bockerstette has been selected to represent her country at Disability Golf’s Premier MatchPlay Event. The Cairns Cup 2024 is taking place at Cherry Creek in Detroit, Michigan. Amy’s Journey to Cairns Cup Amy shot to fame playing the iconic 16th hole with Gary Woodland during a practice round at the 2019…
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Brian Bemis selected for team USA

Brian Bemis from Charlotte Michigan joins team USA

Brian Bemis Brian lost his right leg to cancer at age 12 and has been playing in adaptive golf since 1990. He has won the Michigan Amputee Tournament twice and been runner up 7 times. He was part of a USA adaptive golf team at the 2022 Phoenix Cup played in Manchester England winning 4 points for the…
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Charles Brugh aka “Brew” donates $1500 to Cairns Cup

Charles Brugh, aka “Brew” a survivor of a near-fatal automobile accident that left him with severe “permanent” brain damage competed in the 2009 Florida Open Golf Tournament for Golfers with Disabilities and/or Mobility Challenges, he very much inspired everyone he met, including Ian Halliwell now CEO of the Cairns Cup. With a Traumatic Brain Injury,…
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Blind golfer Chad “Doc” NeSmith latest to join team USA

Blind golfer Chad “Doc” NeSmith latest to join team USA

CHAD NESMITH – KENTUCKY Chad “Doc” NeSmith grew up in Alabama but now lives in Owensboro, Kentucky. He went blind at the age of 12 being diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, an incurable disease that over a few years, left him completely blind. It wasn’t until his mid-30s that he would discover a sport that would become his…
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2022 Captain re-selected for team USA in 2024

Tracy Ramin 2022 US Cairns Cup winning Captain 2022 US winning Cairns Cup Captain Tracy Ramin is re-selected to represent USA again at Cherry Creek Golf Club in 2024. Tracy, from Michigan, was the inaugural Captain of team USA when USA convincingly beat the Europeans at the Shire London. However, the score did not reflect the great golf played by both…
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Visually impaired golfer makes US Cairns Cup team

Visually impaired golfer Greg Hooper from Georgia will again represent USA in the Cairns Cup. Having previously played at the Shire London in 2022. Greg is without centre vision, with his sight limited to the periphery. Alan his son who is caddie and guide stands behind his father for every shot pointing him in the…
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Josè Bagnarelli joins team Europe

What it means to me to be chosen for the Team. It is an incredible honour for me to be part of Team Europe at the 2024 Cairns Cup, and I’m grateful to Captain Tineke to have picked me and give me the chance to live this experience. Furthermore, I feel this is an accomplishment,…
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