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17-25 June 2023


Since 1995, golf has been part of the Special Olympics World Games.


How to play golf:

You can play golf on a grass course.

You play golf with a club and a small ball.

There are different holes on the grass course.

The aim is to get your ball from the starting point into different holes.


Who wins?

The player with the lowest score.

A photo of a Golf player in action who is hitting the ball successfully.
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The photo shows a golf player during competition and in action.
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The photo shows a golfer standing on the grass and just teed off a ball. In the background you can see a lake.
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A photo of a Golf player who is enjoying the moment with raised arms and closed eyes.
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A photo of a female hold player in action.
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The photo shows an empty Golf course with very green grass.
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Unified Sports®

In Unified Sports®, people with ID and

people without disabilities play sport together.

They also compete together.

The people with ID are called athletes.

The people without disabilities are called partners.


Is golf a Unified Sport?


There are teams of people with ID.

And there are teams of people with ID and people without disabilities.


How many people play golf at the World Games?

150 athletes and 33 partners.

Bad Saarow

Golf takes place in Bad Saarow.

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