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USAGA tournament schedule for 2022

1/6/21 Burr Ridge, Illinois: The United States Adaptive Golf Alliance (USAGA), the 501(C)3 national coalition of adaptive golf organizations, including 39 adaptive golf member organizations across the United States, providing adaptive golf to 40,000 individuals annually of which 26% are combat-wounded veterans, has announced their Members Organization’s tournaments for the 2022 calendar year.

“We’re very excited for this upcoming year with again a large number of para -golf tournaments that are being held for all disabled individuals who wish to compete in the game of golf,” says Edmund “EQ” Sylvester. Sylvester, Chairman & Founder, USAGA. ”Disabled golfers will find a good variety of tournaments throughout the country culminating with our International Para Golf Championship taking place in Dallas, Texas, in October.”

Contact information is provided for each tournament.  

North America One-Armed Golfers Association 
Jan 28th-Jan 30th
Tavares, FL

Cynthia Coffin Memorial Amputee Best Ball Golf Classic
May 9th, 2022
Bethlehem, PA
Registration: Contact Bob Buck at

35th Pennsylvania Open 
May 22nd & 23rd, 2022
Hanover, PA
Registration: Contact

GSGA Adaptive Championship
June 2nd-5th, 2022
Atlanta, GA
Registration: Information Coming Soon

21st JFK Rehab/Howard Taylor Memorial Amputee Classic 
June 20th, 2022
Bethlehem, PA
Registration: Contact Bob Buck at

Iowa Amputee Golf Association Tournament
July 8th-10th, 2022
Des Moines, Iowa
Registration: Link coming soon

6th Annual Maine Amputee Open Golf Championship & sponsor Scramble
July 11th-13th, 2022
Portland, ME
Registration: Contact John Lemieux at

USGA U.S. Adaptive Open Championship
July 18-20th, 2022
Pinehurst, NC 
Registration: Information will be made available in February 2022

Amputee Golf Association Tournament
July 22th-24th, 2022
Three Rivers, Michigan
Registration: Link Coming Soon

35th Annual Eastern Regional Amputee Golf Championship
August 7th-9th, 2022
Bethlehem, PA
Registration: Contact Bob Buck at

33rd Annual Long Island Amputee Classic & NAF/EAGA Scramble
August 28th-29th, 2022
Massapequa, NY 
Registration: Contact John Devine at

Midwestern Amputee Golf Association Adaptive Open
September 9th-11th 2022
Tinley Park, Illinois
Registration: Link coming soon

20th Annual Connecticut Open 
September 28th-29th, 2022 (Tentative dates
New Fairfield, CT 
Registration: Contact Doug DePaoli at

Missouri Amputee Golf Association Show Me Classic
October 7th-9th, 2022
Columbia, Missouri
Registration: Link to come

U.S. Blind Golfers Association (USBGA) Championship
October 24th-29th, 2022
Registration: Link to come

​USAGA ParaGolf International
October Dates to be determined
Dallas, Texas ​Registration: Link coming soon

Check USAGA’s web site at for updated information and tournament schedules throughout the year.

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In 2021, the USAGA:

  • Offered over 3,000 free adaptive golf lessons in Illinois alone 
  • Introduced the sport of golf to over 500 youth including the Shriner’s Patient Ambassadors 
  • Held 250 Adaptive golf clinics at 47 Program sites for wounded veterans & special needs individuals 
  • Provided adaptive golf equipment to our participants that enabled them to participate in the game of golf; this included a very generous donation from Club Champion 
  • Assisted 21 tournaments through our member organizations using the USAGR Rankings & Standards and giving our adaptive golfers an equal platform to showcase their skills 
  • Formed Competition & Women’s Para-Golf Committees 
  • Partnered with multiple adaptive golf organizations throughout the country to deliver adaptive clinics, increase awareness, and raise funds for their programs including the Spina Bifida Association, North American One Arm Golf Association, Adaptive Golf Iowa & Husome Foundation, Dare to TRI 
  • Teamed up with Kids Golf Foundation & Nub-ability to provide adaptive golf instruction for over 200 Junior adaptive golfers at Nubability’s annual summer camp

EQ Sylvester
Chairman/Founder, USAGA