Category: Team Europe

Michigan Making History Two Women to Captain Cairns Cup Teams!

MICHIGAN MAKING HISTORY

TWO WOMEN TO CAPTAIN CAIRNS CUP TEAMS Michigan making history as two women to captain Cairns Cup teams. Michigan is the most densely populated state of America, with more golf club per capita than any other state in the USA. The state of Michigan has more than 800+ golf clubs serving 10m+ people. However, its player…
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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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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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JOSÉ 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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PATRICK ROSENAST FROM SWITZERLAND JOINS TEAM EUROPE

Latest member of team Europe Patrick Rosenast Patrick Rosenast from Boppelsen a municipality in the district of Dielsdorf in the canton of Zürich Switzerland, he’s married with three children and a one-armed para golfer since 2021 after a “routine” operation in the brain (AV fistulas) which led to a brain haemorrhage and left-sided paralysis in October 2020. As an athlete, he…
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PLAYERS FROM SCANDINAVIA JOIN TEAM EUROPE

PLAYERS FROM SCANDINAVIA JOIN TEAM EUROPE

Mette Lynggaard from Denmark Mette who is 39 comes from the largest and most populated island in Denmark, Zealand. She considers herself to be a team player not only an excellent golfer, but she also excelles in swimming proving that she has a competitive nature when it comes to sport either individually or within a…
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Rutger Pranger

RUTGER PRANGER ACCEPTS INVITATION TO JOIN EUROPE

My name is Rutger Pranger and I am so honoured to be asked to join team Europe for The Cairns Cup 2024. I live with my wife Joke in the Netherlands in Enschede, a town near the German border. We are happy and have a 33-year-old son and 31-year-old twin daughters. I’m also a proud…
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TWO MORE PLAYERS ANNOUNCED FOR TEAM EUROPE

Tineke Loogman has been busy as Captain selecting  players for team Europe Iain Millar from England and Liliane Cambré from Belgium being the latest to join a strong European team. There was a lot of applications for 2024 in Cherry Creek with Captain Tineke along with her vice-captains have following the strict player selection criteria in their…
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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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Charlie Appleyard team Europe Cairns Cup Players

TEAM EUROPE ANNOUNCE CHARLIE APPLEYARD FOR 2024

CHARLIE APPLEYARD Tineke Loogman – European team Captain for The Cairns Cup 2024 – is starting to build her team! Tineke can now announce Charlie Appleyard, who plays off 9.2 at Wentworth Club in Virginia Waters will be representing her team Charlie was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2016…. Parkinson’s is an awful degenerative neurological condition…
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