Empower Golf Launch

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Wembley Golf Course says
We would like to invite you to attend our Empower Golf Paragolfer Launch on Wednesday 15th February from 10am - 1pm.
An initiative of Wembley Golf Course and the Town of Cambridge was to procure a ParaGolfer to conduct development clinics at the course in partnership with Empower Golf Australia (EGA).
Empower Golf Australia is an organisation whose mission is to facilitate and promote golf for less able Australians. As such, they are currently establishing a network of golf clubs/ courses to provide access and support to people with disability. Apart from funding and providing equipment for disabled golfers, EGA delivers a pathway for individuals to try, improve and compete in golf through organising development clinics, coaching and tournaments.

In addition to the Town of Cambridge contribution, additional funding was sourced from the Federal Government (Stronger Communities Program) and Empower Golf Australia to purchase a Paragolfer for the Wembley Golf Course.

The ParaGolfer is a singular all-terrain special mobility device which allows an individual, such as those who use a wheelchair, to be lifted from a sitting position to a standing position to replicate a full golfing experience. Aside from the many physical benefits of this feature, standing upright also offers the psychological benefit of communicating with others at eye level. The device allows for extremely fast and easy adjustment of seat depth and lower leg length. By enabling an upright posture, the Paragolfer allows for unrestricted shoulder movement. This freedom is not only a huge benefit on the golf course, it also opens up new possibilities of movement during a range of other activities.

Along with the recent addition of the wheelchair friendly 9 holes at the mini golf course, Wembley Golf Course is set to become one of Western Australia's premier accessible and inclusive courses, offering recreational opportunities for people with disability, their family and carers.

Come along on Wednesday to learn more about the Paragolfer and the opportunities at Wembley Golf Course and from Empower Golf Australia. People will even have the opportunity to try out the ParaGolfer.
Please RSVP to events@wembleygc.com.au
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By: Wembley Golf Course