Know your facts:
- Golf has been a sport at Special Olympics World Games since 1995
- Unified Sports? Yes
- Estimated number of athletes participating: 163 athletes + 46 Unified Partners
Originating in Scotland in the 1400's, golf has a long tradition. It is a precision sport in which players hit a ball into the specified holes on a golf course in as few strokes as possible. Each golf course is unique.
We have five competitions:
- Level 1 - individual performance competition.
- Level 2 - Unified Sports in alternating team mode
- Level 3 - Unified Sports Team Play on the 18-hole course
- Level 4 - individual competition over 9 holes
- Level 5 - individual competition over 18 holes
By the way:
A hole-in-one is every golfer's dream! The chance of making it is 12,500 to 1.