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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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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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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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Evan Mathias USA Cairns Cup player

Evan Mathias Joins USA Cairns Cup Team

EVAN MATHIAS – INDIANA I’m beyond excited to be a part of The Cairns Cup! I want to thank Kim Moore for giving me this opportunity to play for the U.S. Cairns Cup team next year! I was born without legs, so having a disability is just my life. I learned to walk on prosthetics…
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Five more players join Team Europe

Five more players join Team Europe

FRANK SORBER -GERMANY Frank was born in 1961 in Erfurt/East Germany, together with his second wife he has 6 children, 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild that keep him extremely busy. He lives near of Wuerzburg in the North of Bavaria with his wife Elizabeth. Frank said, “I have played golf since 2011 at the…
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