Tag: Disability Golf’s Premier Matchplay Event

Jason Rose USA Cairns Cup player 2024 USA Team

Jason Rose replaces Chad NeSmith in Team USA

Due to personal circumstances Chad NeSmith has had to withdraw from team USA and his replacement is Jason Rose from Michigan. We wish Chad all the best and hope to see him in a future Cairns Cup Message from Jason Rose: For those of you who don’t know me well. I have a neurological disorder…
Read more

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…
Read more

Contact Cairns Cup News

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…
Read more

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. 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 urban indoor golf…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

Brian Bemis selected for team USA

BRIAN BEMIS FROM CHARLOTTE MICHIGAN JOINS TEAM USA

Brian Bemis Michigander Brian Bemis 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…
Read more

Jonathan Snyder US Vice Captain for 20024 Cairns Cup

JONATHAN SNYDER VICE CAPTAIN FOR 2ND TIME

Jonathan Snyder selected for back to back Cairns Cup Jonathan Snyder was born in Charlotte, North Carolina with an undeveloped left hand.  When he was 22 years old, he started playing the game of golf regularly and soon became his passion providing such a positive therapy for Jonathan, that he has made a career in…
Read more

KELSEY KOCH JOINS TEAM USA

KELSEY KOCH JOINS TEAM USA

We would like to welcome Kelsey Koch from Grand Blanc, MI to The Cairns Cup representing Team USA “To be asked to represent the USA in the 2024 Cairns Cup is not an opportunity I take lightly. I will work hard to make sure that both myself and our team are ready come next July.”…
Read more

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,…
Read more