Cairns Cup

Europe v USA

Disability Golf's Premier Match Play Event

The Schedule for 2022 at The Shire LONDON

  • Saturday 7th May – Teams arrive at Venue
  • Sunday 8th May – Practice Round 
  • Monday 9th May – Charity AmAm & Gala DinnerSponsors team of 3 players play with a member of the USA or European Team (2 out of 4 scores to count)
  • Tuesday 10th May – Inclusive Golf DayLocal groups come and meet both teams and get involved in golf workshops
  • Wednesday 11th May – The Cairns Cup 6 x Fourballs 
  • Thursday 12th May – The Cairns Cup 6 x Foursomes
  • Friday 13th May – The Cairns Cup 12 x Singles & Presentation Dinner

Each Team will consist of NO MORE THAN 16 Players.

Both Teams MUST select their teams as follows:

  • No More Than 8 Players between Handicaps 0 – 9
  • 0 or 12 Players between Handicaps 10 – 18
  • At Least 4 Players between Handicaps 19 – 54 (2 Must be 20 plus)

Both Teams SHOULD endeavour to field as many disabilities as possible (Preferably 5) – A disability that can be accepted by USAGA, USDGA, EDGA, Paralympics, Special Olympics or be in receipt of a disability allowance or disability pension.

  • Amputee below waist
  • Amputee above waist
  • One Arm or Hand
  • Paraplegic
  • Blind
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Stroke Survivor
  • Arthritis
  • Deaf
  • Down syndrome
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Any disability not listed above

Both Teams should aim to select in the team at least 1 person from each gender & at least 1 wheelchair player, plus have a mixture of ages making the competition truly a Pan Disability event that’s available to all abilities and ages.

NB* Team Europe to field a team from at least 6 different countries within Europe