Empower Golf in the News

Golf is a great sport for people living with a disability, so we’re grateful when the general public gets the opportunity to see how golf can change people’s lives.

Latest News

March 2019

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Golf – By Rachel Williams

Article about James Gribble reflecting on the time since his injury, his return to golf and his efforts make golf accessible to everyone. Golf Australia Inclusion Manager, Christian Hamilton, provides an overall picture of disability golf in Australia and the MyGolf Program.

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Magazine cover. Source Kids Magazine. The friendship Issue. Two girls in white tops leaning against a tree.

Summer 2018/19

Empower Golf Founder celebrates 10 Year Journey to make Golf Inclusive – By Mathilde Andersson

Article about James Gribble reflecting on the time since his injury, his return to golf and his efforts make golf accessible to everyone.

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September 2018

Giving Everyone a Go on the Links – By Cameron Allen

Article about the launch of a new Empower Golf hub at Tasmania Golf Club, including the permanent availability of a ParaGolfer.

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November 2017

Back in the Game – By Jacob Grams

Article about Come and Try Golf clinics at Half Moon Bay Golf Club and they are changing the lives of members fo the local disabled community.

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July 2017

Disability is not a Barrier – By Ben Hook

Short article about Come and Try Golf clinics in Adelaide and James Gribble’s personal journey.

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July 2017

A Game for All – By Brad Clifton

Article about disabled golf programs featuring Empower Golf’s head coach Lachy Foulsham and the impact that Empower Golf’s disabled golf program is having on its participants.

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May 2017

State of the Art Wheelchair helps Disabled Golfers hit the Greens in Canberra – By Tom Falco

Article about a Come and Try Golf clinic and introducing the ParaGolfer to people living with a disability in Canberra.

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April 2017

Players on Par for Future Glory – By Andrew Prentice

Article about Empower Golf’s first All-Disabilities Golf Tournament at Long Reef Golf Club.

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October 2016

Back into Swing of Golf – By Amanda Robbemond

Article about Bali bombing survivor and Empower Golf Queensland representative, Ben Tullipan – his journey from being given a 5% chance of survival after the bombing of the Sari Club to finding golf and going on to help others.

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Autumn 2016

Parkwood International Empowers Golf for Less Abled on the Gold Coast – By Mathilda Andersson

Article about the work of Empower Golf’s Ben Tullipan and James Gribble to establish a golf program for people living with a disability at Parkwood International Golf Course on the Gold coast.

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May 2016

Back on the Golf Course – By Josh Bartlett

Article about Come and Try Golf clinic at Highland Golf Club and Picton local Jim White’s return to the golf course after a serious stroke.

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February 2016

James’ Sporting Chance – By Ewen McRae

Article about James Gribble playing in the Rich Rover Golf Club pro-am. He discussed the ParaGolfer and establishing Empower Golf

Click here for future Come and Try Golf clinics at River River Golf Club, Moama.

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April 2015

Helping Everyone to have a Hit – By Jennie Curtin

Article about James Gribble’s accident and return to golf under the careful guidance of Lachy Foulsham.

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June 2014

James Empowers Others through his Love of Golf

Article about Empower Golf’s founder James Gribble’s personal journey and how he used it as the inspiration for the establishment of Empower Golf Australia.

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