Course set for learn­ing new golf skills

Wanneroo Times - - News -

ST Jude’s Dis­abil­ity Ser­vices hosted a golf event in Maranga­roo this month to celebrate the In­ter­na­tional Day of Dis­abil­ity.

North re­gional man­ager Anne Liv­ingston said the dis­abil­ity ser­vice provider ran the De­cem­ber 5 event in part­ner­ship with Maranga­roo Golf Club us­ing a grant from the De­part­ment of Com­mu­ni­ties’ Dis­abil­ity Ser­vices.

“The pur­pose was to in­tro­duce peo­ple with a dis­abil­ity to golf and of­fer a golf clinic, which was pro­vided by the two golf pro­fes­sion­als at the Maranga­roo Golf Club, Robert Far­ley and Bronte Col­bert,” she said. “Twenty-five peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties en­joyed the morn­ing, learn­ing the art of driv­ing and putting with com­pe­ti­tion through­out the morn­ing fol­lowed by a lunch.

“The par­tic­i­pants came from peo­ple liv­ing in the com­mu­nity and the lo­cal Dianella Sec­ondary Col­lege Ed­u­ca­tion Sup­port Cen­tre.”

Pic­tures: Martin Ken­nealey www.com­mu­ni­typix.com.au d489334

St Jude’s Dis­abil­ity Ser­vices man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Binu Joseph and club head pro­fes­sional Rob Far­ley with St Jude’s clients John Penny, Ni­cholas and Thomas Berry and Henry Ry­der and club pro­fes­sional Bronte Col­bert.

St Jude’s client John Penny and club head pro­fes­sional Rob Far­ley.

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