Adaptive golf programs

Learn about adaptive golfing programs offered at Massachusetts state-owned golf courses.

Several organizations offer programs for people with disabilities to learn and play golf at DCR golf courses. Contact the organization of your choice to get involved, or contact the Universal Access Program for more information.

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Massachusetts ParaGolfer Association

Two golfers are on the green. One golfer is using a Paragolfer to rise up and putt. The other golfer is holding a yellow and black checkered flag.

Find your swing and balance while learning the proper etiquette of playing adaptive golf with the MPGA.

The Massachusetts ParaGolfer Association (MPGA) promotes recreational and competitive adaptive golf for players with visual impairments, amputations, loss of mobility, and spinal cord injuries. The MPGA also hosts adaptive golf tournaments. For more information or to schedule a round of golf, please email or call (508) 889-7581.

Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers Back In the Swing

A group of people is standing on the driving range, driving golf balls. Several other people are standing behind them, watching and offering advice. One of the golfers is using a ParaGolfer to hold him upright while he swings. The reflection of a wheelchair, a service dog, and another ParaGolfer user are visible in the side of the ParaGolfer.

Get back into the game or try golf for the first time with Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers.

Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers Back In the Swing golf series works on fundamental golf skills to learn golf for the first time, or get back to the game. All abilities are welcome. Visit Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers' online calendar to see upcoming programs, or get in touch with them at or at (877) 976-7272.

Golf for All

A group of about a dozen people is standing on a putting green. There is a rope on the green laid out in a V shape, with the hole at the tip of the V. Golfers are putting into the rope area using colorful golf clubs and golf balls.

Enjoy golf instruction with your family and friends at a Golf for All clinic.

Golf for All runs year-round programming for veterans, people with autism, Parkinson’s Disease, spinal cord injuries and paralysis, cerebral palsy, golfers with amputations, golfers with visual impairments, and more. Golf instruction is tailored to suit the specific needs of each participant and is taught by PGA Professionals who have successfully completed a certification process for teaching golfers with adaptive needs. Golfers of all abilities and gender are welcomed, and no previous experience is necessary. During each clinic, golfers are provided with instruction, balls, adaptive equipment and vehicles, as needed. For a list of upcoming programs, visit Golf for All's event calendar. For more information, contact Executive Director Fred Corcoran at or (617) 600-4673.

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Date published: September 15, 2022
Last updated: September 15, 2022

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