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We Welcome Our Newest

National Alliance Partner!

For more information on Kafka Granite, please take a look at some of their golf course solutions HERE!

The National Alliance is excited to welcome Kafka Granite, based in Mosinee, WI, as valued partner in our efforts to advocate for individuals with disabilities through the delivery of education and resources related to the Americans with Disabilities Act and the game of golf.

Kafka Granite is a proud member of the Golf Course Builders Association of America and as Alliance Executive Director Dave Barton, PGA relays, "Kafka shares our commitment to the benefits of golf to individuals of ALL abilities."

Are You Interested in Hosting an Adaptive Golf Tournament?

If you answered "YES" to this question, that's great, but are you really ready? Do you already provide a welcoming, accessible and inclusive environment for golfers with disabilities to learn and play the game? If you are not yet providing barrier free access to the buildings and the golf course and a culture that embraces golfers of ALL abilities, here is where you need to begin.

Conduct a "Self-Assessment" of your facility and gauge how prepared you really are. Do you have an accessible website? Have you used the ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities - Golf Facilities to evaluate your practice areas and course for ADA compliance? Do you have clear, published policies on your website to help ensure positive experiences for both golfers and staff? Are you conducting staff and leadership training related to the ADA and the game of golf to foster a culture of inclusion?

If you can answer "NO" to any one of these four questions, your facility has some opportunities for improvement and the National Alliance is here to help. Visit GAIN - the Golf Access and Inclusion Network®, access the Alliance Education Hub and begin your assessment today.

USDGA Championship Results

The 2024 USDGA Championship was hosted at PGA Golf Club, April 21-23. Please select from these links to view images and final results. Congrats to USDGA Founder Jason Faircloth and many others for hosting a premier golf event. Tune in for our next Golf Inclusion Monthly in July as many of these competitors are now preparing for the 3rd Annual USGA U.S. Adaptive Open.

The GAP Gets It!

The Golf Association of Philadelphia is setting a new bar for state and regional golf associations with the launch of GAP Adaptive. Congratulations to Anna Kittelson who, after interning with the GAP's Championship Department, is now the Manager of Adaptive Golf! For more, click GAP Adaptive

May 16th is Global

Accessibility Awareness Day

The National Alliance for Accessible Golf is proud to be an organization that advocates for more access and inclusion in the game of golf. We are certainly not alone in these efforts and continue to encourage golf courses across the country to demonstrate their commitment to access and ensure the first impression is a lasting impression by providing an accessible website for customers with disabilities. Please click HERE for more info.

Alliance Partner in Focus

"We would not be able to conduct our mission without Wadsworth," says Alliance Executive Director Dave Barton, PGA. He continues, "Wadsworth has stood behind us for many years and as we move into new territory with the launch of GAIN - the Golf Access and Inclusion Network® and the Alliance Education Hub, it is our plan to continue to show them what their support makes possible."

As the Wadsworth goal states, the game of golf "... embodies the qualities of charity, a lenient judgment of others and the opportunity for enriching the lives of all who come in contact with the game."

These words resonate strongly as the Alliance works to deliver education designed to help develop more welcoming, accessible and inclusive environments in the game. There is work to be done and the Alliance, with the support of Wadsworth and other amazing organizations is on this path. Thank you Wadsworth Golf Charities Foundation.

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What's Getting Talked About?

Have you been following the discussion from an RAK (Right Above Knee) golfer looking for coaches and coaching advice on GAIN? Great feedback from both golfers and professionals is being provided in the Open Forum, available to all GAIN users. We look forward to you sharing your knowledge with the community! Click HERE to share your experience!

Have You Started Your Facility Self-Assessment?

Learn how by reviewing this micro-learning lesson available on the Alliance Education Hub. Access the introduction HERE and begin the steps to be an

Alliance Recognized Accessible Golf Facility.

The National Alliance for Accessible Golf is the industry leader in inclusion— working to ensure the opportunity for all individuals with disabilities to play the game of golf and is represented by major golf, recreation and therapeutic organizations across the country.

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Thank you to our golf industry friends and supporters who contribute in so many ways to our mission of increasing participation of individuals with disabilities in the game of golf.

Please contact our Executive Director,, if you and/or your company are interested in helping us further enhance our educational and resource offerings as well as generating grant funds to distribute to programs across the country. 

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