WA Blind Golf Open winners announced!

The Western Australian Blind Golf Open took place on September 7th and 8th at Collier Park Golf Course in Perth. 12 golfers competed for honours on two great days of golf. Brad Carver from Queensland followed up on his win at last year’s Australian Open held in WA with a win in the WA Open in 2017. Again, Brad was ably assisted by his grandson Josiah Gilbert as caddy.

Brad Carver with caddie Josiah Gilbert receiving their trophy from Dave Martin, Debra Barnes and John White

Brad Carver with caddie Josiah Gilbert receiving their trophy from Dave Martin, Debra Barnes and John White

Brad won the championship with a score of 75. Runner up was Dave Martin with caddy Chris Roberts on 71.

David Blyth with Gary McInnes won the B1 category on 64 beating his long time rival Doug Sloan, President of Blind Golf Australia to the runner’s up spot. Doug’s caddie was Jo Delaney.

In the B2 category John White with his caddie Ross Thompson were winners as they were in 2016 with a score of 68. Gary Sargent was runner up with his wife Eileen Sargent.

It was also kept in the family with Doug Burrows winning the B3 category assisted by daughter Lynley on 64.

All golfers and caddies at the 2017 WA Blind Golf Open

All golfers and caddies at the 2017 WA Blind Golf Open

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