The 25th Anniversary Phoenix Cup 2020 Europe v USA
Gleneagles, Panmure, Blairgowrie, Carnoustie & Trump International Courses
The Phoenix Cup is a disabled golf team event, based on the Ryder/Solheim Cup format, generated and organised by the SDGC. Other disabled golf groups from around the world are invited annually, to bring together teams to compete and continue to develop and promote golf for all golfers of any age, with any type of disability. The inaugural Phoenix Cup was generated between Canadian and Scottish disabled Golfers and involved squads from the 'Rest of the World' and 'North America'.
The Phoenix Cup has involved 713 golfers from 18 nations and been played in 6 countries
Tuesday 15 to Monday 21 September 2020
Update January 2020 - After almost 70 golfers with disabilities contacted the SDGC, expressing interest in playing in the European Team this September, the Captain has contacted the successful 25th Anniversary Phoenix Cup players over the last couple of weeks to Pass on their invitation to play. He and his Vice Captain will also inform a further group of “stand-by golfers”, if for whatever reason, those initial selections are unable to take up their playing place at Gleneagles, Blairgowrie, Panmure, Trump or The Carnoustie Courses. The remainder of the Team Europe places will come from the L2 EXCEL Scottish Order of Merit Championship Tables, which is open to any SDGC member.
The Phoenix Team Europe Captain is Iain Ross from Scotland. Iain is a Trustee of the Scottish Disability Golf & Curling Charity. The Phoenix Team USA Captain, is Dan Aldrich from California,. Dan is the current President of the North American One-Armed Golfers association The Phoenix Team USA Vice Captain, is Bradley Schubert from Illinois. Bradley is the current President of the Mid-Western Amputee Golf Association
The 25th Anniversary Phoenix Cup Programme
Tuesday 15 September, The 25th Anniversary Phoenix Cup Opening Ceremony and announcement of Foursome pairs.