From June 26-28, Willows Run GC in Redmond, Wash. will host the 2017 Special Olympics North America Golf Championship. More than 230 golfers and coaches from across the U.S. and Canada will play in individual and team competitions on 9- and 18-hole courses, as well as individual skills competitions.
In addition to individual players, the Special Olympics Golf Championship will feature two-person unified teams consisting of golfers with and without intellectual disabilities.
Also, in July 2018, the Special Olympics USA Games will bring more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from across the country to the Puget Sound region to compete in 14 sports, including golf. Willows Run will also host the 2018 USA Games golf competition.
For more information, including volunteer opportunities at the 2017 Golf Championship and 2018 USA Games golf competition, visit www.specialolympicsusagames.org.
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