Kenny Bontz of Parrish, Florida, shot 78-79-80 in the 2023 U.S. Adaptive Open in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Courtesy USGA
The Florida State Golf Association has made its commitment to diversity and inclusion a reality at Innisbrook Resort and Club with the inaugural Florida Adaptive Open, a new state championship for the best golfers with disabilities from the state and around the United States.
“We took on the Adaptive Open to provide opportunities for players of all abilities a chance to compete at a state level and give them the same experience they would see at a national championship,” said FSGA executive director Jeff Magaditsch. “The USGA laid the groundwork for conducting the first national championship in 2022 and we used their framework along the way to conduct our own this October. Our job as an organization is to promote and expand the game.”
The field of 60 players played 36 holes earlier this month, with competitions ac...
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