WA Blind Golfers perform well at Australian Open

The 2016 ISPS HANDA Australian Blind Golf Open was held last week at Wembley Golf Course and attracted a field of 19 including 8 golfers from Western Australia. Trophies were won by 4 from WA. Alan Rustand aided by caddy James O’Halloran were Australian Open Runners Up with the overall Ladies Championship won by Jenny McCallum with her husband Ian as caddy. Malcolm Elliott with caddy Neville Walker won the B2 Net Championship and Doug Burrows is the B3 Gross Champion with his daughter Lynley as caddy.
The WABGA were pleased to host the Australian Championship at Wembley Golf Course and welcome so many from 5 states. The overall winner was a newcomer to blind golf – Brad Carver from Queensland with his grandson caddy Josiah Gilbert.

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