We are excited about starting an association for disabled golfers in the United States.  Several other countries already have organizations for disabled golfers which organize clinics and provide events for disabled people of all types to compete in the game of golf. Our founder, Jason Faircloth, was the first American to golf in the British Disabled Open. After having such a wonderful experience overseas, Faircloth decided that it was about time the United States had such an event and he founded the USDGA to do just that!

"Based on the number of Americans with disabilities, the number of golf courses we have in this country, and the popularity of the sport of golf, there is no way we cannot successfully organize competitions across the United States." Jason Faircloth, Founder

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About Our Founder:

In 2011, Jason Faircloth became the first and only American to play in the Disabled British Open.  He was one of only three persons with Cerebral Palsy to play in the event. The Disabled British Open was televised on SKY Sports throughout Europe. Jason finished 34th overall sixth in his flight in 2011 and 28th overall and runner-up in his flight in 2012.

Jason has worked at Lakewood Country Club, Coharie Country Club and Timberlake Country Club in North Carolina. He volunteered for the US Open in 2001, 2005, and 2007 (both women and men's). Jason graduated with an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Sampson Community College in 2002. He was a member of the golf team and earned Player of the Year in 1999. He graduated from Lakewood High School in Salemburg, NC in 1998.


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Jason Faircloth (Founder) Jason Faircloth
Cheryl Stamp  
Patty George  
Vanessa Ward