Upcoming Education Programs

Open to all NEPGA Members & Apprentices

 
Making Golf Accessible Seminar
 
Date & Time: Monday, May 15, 2017  3p.m.-7p.m.
Location: Braintree Municipal Golf Course, 101 Jefferson St, Braintree, MA 02184
MSR: 4 PGA Education MSR Credits
Cost: $15
Details: Join Bob Beach, PGA and Rick Johnson, PGA for a workshop on making golf accessible for those with disabilities.  After years of experience, Bob was awarded with the 2014 Special Olympics Conrad Rehling Award for his dedication and service to Special Olympics through the game of golf.

Click here to see a short video about Bob and the programs at Braintree Municipal.

Agenda:
Brian Bain, NEPGA Player Development Regional Manager, will be the Moderator for the seminar
3:00 - Teaching Golf to the Physically Challenged with Rick Johnson, PGA and Joanne Flynn, PGA
3:45 - Teaching Veterans and Wounded Vets with Kim O’Neil, PGA; Jim Tobin, PGA; and Peter Doherty, PGA
4:30 - 4:45 - Break
4:45 - “What is Autism?” with Tim Sullivan, Clinical Director New England ABA
5:00 - Special Olympics Golf with Chris Carter, PGA; Don Lyons, PGA; and Bob Beach, PGA
5:30 - Teaching Blind Golfers with Kevin Sullivan, Coach, Lettie Trespasz, PGA, and Bob Beach, PGA. There will be a special tribute to blind golfer Bill McMahon.
6:00 - Hands on Experience with Accessible Golf Clinic at Braintree
7:00 - Closing Comments from Bob Beach, PGA and Brian Bain, PGA
Register: Click Here to Register by May 12th