Kipp Popert the new number one in the world

Kipp Popert the new number one in the world

Kipp Popert (72, 69, -3) took his third G4D Tour title of the season, overtaking Brendan Lawlor and becoming the new No. 1 in the world of golfers with disabilities. Lawlor (73, 71, par) recorded his second place finish of the season; in third place Mike Browne (76, 71, +3).

Fifth place for our Tommaso Perrino (77, 75, +8).

Kipp Popert, results

Popert is one of the three players already confirmed for the G4D Tour Series Finale @ DP World Tour Championship, and will be joined on the field by Browne, who won the G4D @ Horizon Irish Open, and by the blue Tommaso Perrino, who won the G4D @ ISPS HANDA World Call presented by AVIV Clinics.

The winner of the next event, G4D @ Estrella Damm NA Andalucía Masters, will join them on the field, as well as the remaining six seats assigned based on performance during the inaugural season of the G4D Tour. The Italian Golf Federation recognizes the importance of golfing for the disabled.

This is why it has set up a Paralympic sector within it, with the aim of supporting and facilitating the practice and play of the largest number of disabled golfers in Italy. The FIG has obtained the recognition of golf as a Paralympic discipline by the Italian Paralympic Committee (CIP), which disciplines, regulates and manages sports activities for disabled people on the national territory, according to criteria aimed at ensuring the right to participate in sports of equality and equal opportunities.

This area of ​​the site collects all the information and useful material on the activity of golf for the disabled in Italy. The Italian Golf Federation for the Disabled (FIGD) is a non-profit amateur sports association; it is affiliated with the Italian Golf Federation, with the Italian Paralympic Committee [2] and with Edga, the European Disabled Golf Association, with which he collaborates from a medical and sporting point of view.

It was born in February 1998 as the Association of Italian Disabled Golfers (AGID), and became a Federation in 2004. Its headquarters are in Milan, but there are eleven regional delegations in Piedmont, Lombardy, Liguria, Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige, Friuli -Venice Giulia, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, Marche and Abruzzo, Lazio.

Its purpose is to promote golf in Italy, now also an Olympic sport, as the only discipline that allows disabled and able-bodied athletes to compete in the same team, on the same fields, with the same regulation, the one recognized by the international R&A organization.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.