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1st Annual Florida Open Tournament For Golfers with Disabilities

May 23, 2006
1st Annual Florida Open Tournament For Disabled Golfers

Spread the word to all you mobility challenged friends!

Don't miss the 1st Annual Florida Open Tournament For Disabled Golfers June 17, 2006, 8am shotgun Start, at Kissimmee
Bay Country Club 2801 Kissimmee Bay Blvd, Kissimmee, FL. 34744, 407-348-4653 sponsored by Florida Golf Magazine
and The National Alliance for Accessible Golf.

The Inaugural Florida Open Tournament For Disabled Golfers is sponsored by Florida Golf Magazine and the The
National Alliance for Accessible Golf. The magazine's publisher said "Our goal is to have fun while raising awareness of
accessibility issues concerning disabled and mobility challenged golfers."

The tournament will feature different trophies, awarded for different levels of disability. For instance, playing from a
wheelchair is not a different award category than playing from an adaptive golf cart. But a golfer that's an Amputee Below
the Knee is in a different award category than a golfer that's an Amputee Above the Knee.

Another interesting aspect of the golf tournament is that several of the golfers, while competing in the tournament, will be
riding one-man adaptive golf carts through the sand traps and onto the greens. These specially designed, single person
golf carts have less impact on the greens and weigh less, (per square inch) than human footprints. Kissimmee Bay Golf
Club should be commended for being at the forefront of this type of event. Accessibility for mobility challenged golfers is
considered "business as usual" at Kissimme Bay.

The tournament will also be attended by representatives of the Alliance. The National Alliance for Accessible Golf is an
organization focused on the inclusion of people with disabilities into the game of golf. The Alliance is administered by a
Board of Directors representing the major golf industry organizations in the United States, organizations that provide
services for people with disabilities, and individuals and others who advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities
into society.

may play with their
Able bodied friends and associates, are welcome to play with Tournament Entrants for the same $50 green free,
but only the disabled and mobility challenged golfers are eligable to compete for the tournament awards and prizes.
There will be Different Awards for Different Levels of Disabilities.
$50 entry fee includes: 18 holes of golf, cart fee, range balls, prizes, & BBQ buffet.
Additional BBQ buffets for non-competing attendees are $(insert price here) per person.
To enter by phone, using credit card call: Kissimmee Bay Pro Shop at 407-348-4653 or to enter by mail, use form below.
For more info see http://www.floridagolfmagazine.com/open or call: Tournament Director, Joe Stine at 863-227-2751.



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1st Annual Florida Open Tournament For Disabled Golfers

To Register: Mail player's name, address & phone number and a check for $50
(made payable to Kissimmee Bay G&CC) for each player you wish to register to:

TOURNAMENT c/o Joseph Stine,
604 Country Lane NE,
Winter Haven, FL. 33881

PLAYER'S NAME:____________________________________
PLAYER'S DISABILITY:________________________________
ADDRESS:__________________________________________
PHONE NUMBER:____________________________________
PLAYER's EMAIL:____________________________________
# ATTENDING BBQ BUFFET:__________________________
To enter by phone using credit card, call Kissimmee Bay Pro Shop
at 407-348-4653. For more info call: Joe Stine at 863-227-2751
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1st Annual Florida Open Tournament For Disabled Golfers
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