The 12th World Deaf Golf Championships (WDGC) was held at the Carton House Golf Club July 24 to 27, 2018. 114 golfers from 18 countries participated in the biennial event.
Diksha Dagar of India has set a new WDGC record with score of -17 after three rounds; Diksha will be attending the 2018 World Amateur Team Championships at the same venue in August.
The following champions in their respective events are:
Men: Paul Waring of England
Ladies: Diksha Dagar of India
Senior Men: Keith Worek of USA
Men’s Team: Australia
Ladies’ Team: Germany
Senior Men’s Team: USA
Full Results: WDGC 2018 Results
The next WDGC will be held at the Forest of Arden Golf Club, Warwickshire, England from August 7th to 15th, 2020. This event will mark 25th anniversary of the establishment of World Deaf Golf Federation when the 1st WDGC was held at the same site in 1995.
The WDGF is a non-profit organisation aiming to promote the sport of golf among deaf and hard of hearing golfers in the world and to oversee the World Deaf Golf Championships. The biennial World Deaf Golf Championships is awarded to and hosted by a member country with the support of WDGF members. Deaf Golf Ireland (DGI) was awarded the winning bid of WDGC 2018 at the WDGF General Meeting in 2014.