Canada to compete at the World Deaf Golf Championships in summer 2018

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The Canadian Deaf Sports Association and Canadian Deaf Golf Association are excited to send a national team to the 12th World Deaf Golf Championships that will be held from July 21 – 28 at the Carton House Golf Club in Maynooth, Ireland.

Team Canada will compete in the men’s event, Senior Men’s event and Ladies’ event.

Jonathan Rose, Ont., Alexandre Ouellet, Que., Ryan Mobberley and Sheldon Dueck, Man., and Dale Proctor, B.C. will take part in the Men’s event while British Columbia’s Jim Cranswick, Michael Parkes and Paul Landry as well as Denis Marchand (Que.) will compete in the Senior Men’s event. Sasha Laoun, of Quebec and Janette Lyon of Ontario will take part in the Ladies’ event.

Team Canada’s coach Stan Smith of Ontario will travel with the Canadian golfers.

In 2019, the Canadian Deaf Golf Championships will take place at the Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club in Richmond, B.C. The best Canadian golfers will be selected to represent Canada at the 2020 World Deaf Golf Championships in England.

This event is open to all Deaf and hard of hearing men and women. Note that a hearing loss of at least 55 dB in the better ear is required to compete in Canadian and international golf tournaments.