A new year is upon us and with it new beginnings for the South African Disabled Golf competitive landscape with the launch of the All Abilities Golf Tour and the suspension of SADGA Provincial Days for the foreseeable future.
The inaugural season of the All Abilities Golf Tour will be the cornerstone of an exciting 2024 for the members of the South African Disabled Golf Association with 10 events taking place between February and November.
The establishment of the AAGT is one of a number of alterations to the SADGA competitive framework. With Provincial Days suspended, each SADGA region will host 2 fundraisers during the course of the year that’ll provide fantastic exposure for SADGA members and the association as a whole.
In addition, The Race To Challenge Rankings will be replaced by the AAGT Order of Merit which will form the basis of all future SADGA team selections.
SADGA Chairman Enver Hassen praised the alterations made to the competitive framework, remarking that the new calendar strikes a wonderful balance between increased competitive opportunities and overall awareness for golf for the SADGA.
“2024 is sure to be a banner year for the SADGA and I’m delighted that we’ve been able to strike a great balance between increased playing opportunities afforded to our members and increased fundraising opportunities which have historically been key to the SADGA’s sustainability,” said Hassen.
“Since reimagining the competitive landscape following the Covid-19 pandemic, the SADGA has been on a steady upward trajectory and I’m confident that these alterations will serve to maintain this exciting trend.
“With the first AAGT event just weeks away, I’d like to wish the competitors well in their preparations and know that the fine performances they’re sure to turn in will raise the profile of the SADGA product,” concluded Hassen.
The All Abilities Golf Tour Presented by SADGA kicks off with the Country Club Johannesburg Disabled Open on the 26th of February.
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