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"Motivate, Inspire & Serve!"

Page Posted Tuesday, September 1, 2020

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Player Invitation

Coaches & Supporters are also invited to register for a Card


Fellow Blind and Vision Impaired Golfers:

American Blind Golf (ABG) invites you to become a player with ABG for the upcoming 2021 Golf Season.  Players from all over the world are welcome.  Your Players Card with ABG expands your opportunities for blind golf competitions.

American Blind Golf is a 501C3 non-profit organization that promotes the game of golf for blind and vision impaired persons.  American Blind Golf was founded to provide golfing opportunities while partnering with organizations that support local and national blind charitable endeavors.  Our mission statement says, "Through the unique talents of blind and vision impaired golfers, ABG strives to motivate, inspire and serve all those who deal with the loss of sight."

Roy Holt, Howard Shaw, Dennis Smith, Brad Eaton, Angela Johnson and Mike Harrison founded ABG in 2001.  

  Eligibility is open to all individuals who have significant sight loss and who complete the following basic requirements:

   1. Complete the below ABG Card Registration Form

   2. Mail a $20 US fee and the Card registration form to the American Blind Golf Office at:

American Blind Golf Office C/O Bruce Hooper

1 Towers Park Lane Unit 1707

San Antonio, TX  78209

Make your check payable to American Blind Golf. Your player fee is tax deductible as a charitable donation in the United States.

When your completed Card registration form and player fee is received, your 2021 ABG Player Card will be mailed to you, and you will be notified of all of our 2021 events.

As an ABG Player, you are eligible to play in all ABG Open events. 

Applications for all ABG Open events are available several months in advance of the event.  Some tournaments have player number limits; however, all entries received prior to the entry deadline will be accepted, up to the limits, on a first come first serve basis  



ABG is excited to have you play golf with us in 2021.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mark Arnold 330-419-1710 or Bruce Hooper 210-771-4684.  You may also Email questions to:



Card Registration Word Format        Card Registration PDF Format               



The 2021 ABG schedule is as follows:

June 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2021 - The Memorial Match Play Championship, Wadsworth, Ohio


October 10, 11, 12 and 13, 2021 - ABG National Open Stroke Play Championship, San Antonio, Texas


ABG Code of Conduct  

Players and their coaches are to observe proper golf etiquette at all times.  Any abuse or disrespect of the American Blind Golf Association, fellow competitors, officials, spectators, employees of the host facility, or other persons conducting or attending an ABG sponsored event can be grounds for disqualification from the event, and possible rejection of entry for future ABG events.  Such abuse may be verbal or physical or threat thereof and includes, but is not limited to:  the use of obscene language, physical damage to property or equipment of the ABG or the host facility, and being under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances during a competitive round.




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