Tag: Michigan 2024

Brian Bemis joins team USA for Cairns cup 2024

Brian Bemis one leg golfer to represent USA

Brian Bemis from Charlotte Michigan 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…
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Cairns Cup Golfers on Fairways at Cherry Creek Golf Club

Official Cairns Cup handover to Cherry Creek

Cherry Creek Flies the flag for Michigan!   Detroit begins countdown to 2024 The official handover of The Cairns Cup 2024 has taken place at Cherry Creek Golf Club, Shelby Township, Michigan. Vice-President John Bell, and US Winning Captain Tracy Ramin presented the host flag to General Manager Erle Webber in October 2023. The Cairns…
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Seated golfer Steve Doudt joins team USA

Steve Doudt heading for Cherry Creek Steve from Indiana is the latest recruit heading to Cherry Creek. Having served in the USAF 1721st Combat Control Squadron, Special Operations Team Fayetteville, NC from 1987 to 1993 before he was medically discharged since then he has been involved in the following: 1994 – 2000     Indiana Pacers wheelchair…
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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…
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Jeremy Bittner Pennsylvania USA

Team USA recruit new player

Jeremy Bittner  joins team USA Jeremy from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania lost his lower left leg in a lawnmower accident when he was just four years old. Despite this difficult start in life, encouraged by his father and always fully included by his young friends, he emerged as sporty and energetic with a keen sense of fun.…
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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…
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Sophia Howard joins team USA

Sophia Howard becomes latest member of Kim Moore’s USA team “I am honoured and excited to be asked to represent the USA in the 2024’s Cairns Cup.  I want to thank Kim Moore, Team USA’s Captain, for giving me this incredible opportunity to play for team USA.” said Sophia Born without her right hand, Sophia…
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Cairns Cup latest Five Players

Five more players join Team Europe

Five more players join Team Europe selected by Captain Tineke Loogman for Michigan 2024 James Gallagher (England) James is 28 years old from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. He plays golf at Meltham golf club. He said, “My golfing journey began through mine and my dad’s passion to play golf together and now I have been continuing…
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Kris Aves raises £10K for The Cairns Cup at The Shire!

Get Team Europe to Michigan The Cairns Cup event team have kicked off the first of many fundraising golf days both here in the UK and in the USA. The first taking place at The Shire – London on 26th July 2023. The Shire London Fundraiser hosted by Kris Aves Kris Aves – who was…
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Interview with Kim Moore USA Team Captain 2024

Interview with Kim Moore USA team captain for The Cairns Cup 2024 in Michigan. Kim is Western Michigan’s women’s golf coach and in 2022 she won the inaugural United States Golf Association tournament for golfers with disabilities at Pinehurst, North Carolina. This year she travelled to the UK to compete in the first-ever G4D Open…
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