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Sun Mountain Named as Official Bag Sponsor of The Cairns Cup 2024

Sun Mountain Official Bag Sponsor The Cairns Cup – Disability Golf’s Premier Matchplay Event between the USA and Europe – is proud to announce Sun Mountain as the Official Bag Sponsor for the 2024 contest to be held at the Cherry Creek Golf Club, Shelby Township, near Detroit, Michigan from 27th July to 3rd August.…
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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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Blind golfer Chad “Doc” NeSmith latest to join team USA

BLIND GOLFER CHAD DOC NESMITH LATEST TO JOIN TEAM USA

BLIND GOLFER CHAD NESMITH – KENTUCKY Blind Golfer 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…
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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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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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