Emeritus Life Members

W.A.L.G. has agreed to recognise those people who have given outstanding support to the World Association of Left Handed Golfers by awarding them EMERITUS LIFE MEMBERSHIP.   The first recipient of this outstanding award is Douglas Henry Crosby OAM. Whilst hosting a dinner at this home during the tournament, the idea of forming a World Association of Left-handed Golfers was first discussed. Those present at the dinner were, Doug Crosby and Terry Lennox (Australia), Bo Medders and Jack Walters (U.S.A), Willard Gilmore and Miles Desharnais (Canada). The World Association of Left Handed Golfers was formed and Doug Crosby was elected
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World Champions

The World Championship is decided over four rounds of stroke play. In addition to the World Champion, separate divisions are held for Seniors Champion (over 60) which commenced in 1981. Ladies Champion which commenced in 1993 and Super Seniors Champion (over 70) which commenced in 2002. During the World Championship a teams event is conducted, consisting of four members from each Country automatically selected and the lowest three scores each day are totaled. The winning country is awarded the Doug Crosby World Cup. This event commenced in 1988. Champions Doug Crosby World Cup  
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Twenty Tournament Attendees

W.A.L.G. has agree to recognise those members who attend 20 tournaments by attaching their photo to the Web Site in recognition. Douglas Henry Crosby OAM Doug Crosby first became involved in Left Handed Golfing Associations when he joined the New South Wales Left Handed Golfers Association 1971. Within months of joining the Association he was elected President, a position he held for some years. In 1984 he was instrumental in forming the National Association of Left Handed Golfers Australia. Elected the first Chairman a position he held for some 26 years, until he retired about 2010. In 1976 he, in
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Categories: Roll of Honour.