2013 Special Olympics North America Golf Invitational Tournament

By john.holmes

14th Special Olympics North America Golf Invitational Tournament
When: October 17-20, 2013
Venue: Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club
City: Galloway, New Jersey
Who: 180 golfers from 23 Special Olympics North America programs

TOURNAMENT LINKS
Player profiles and scoring | Fact sheet (.pdf)

PREVIEW COVERAGE
Special Olympics 2013 golf tournament to welcome 180 golfers to New Jersey

The 14th annual Special Olympics North America Golf Invitational Tournament offers five levels of play for athletes with different golf abilities. An Olympic-style Opening Ceremony will kick off the event, with three competitive golf rounds to follow. The awards ceremony will take place following the final round.
See full field list (.pdf)

Athletes, coaches, volunteers, guests gather for 2013 Special Olympics golf
CBS News personality Jack Ford will be the master of ceremonies for the Olympic-style Opening Ceremony and introduce delegations from 23 Special Olympics North America programs. The Opening Ceremony will include a presentation of colors, national anthem and competitors will recite the Special Olympics oath before the tournament is declared officially open.

Special Olympics North America Golf event welcomes field of 180 players
Special Olympics Golf Level I competition consists of an individual skills contest, where six golf skills are tested. Level II is an alternate shot team play, while Level III is Special Olympics Unified Sports team play. Levels IV and V are individual stroke play 9-hole and 18-hole competitions, respectively.

2014 Special Olympics USA Games to draw thousands of athletes (.pdf)
Next year, approximately 200 golfers from throughout the United States will compete at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, being held June 14-21, in the Princeton and Greater Mercer County area of New Jersey. The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games will feature nearly 3,500 athletes, from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, competing in 16 Olympic-style sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches; 10,000 volunteers and an estimated 70,000 family, friends and spectators.

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Source: http://www.pga.com/news/pga/2013-special-olympics-north-america-golf-invitational-tournament

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