History of W.A.L.G.

Chairman: Doug Crosby OAM (Australia) 1979 – 2013 Richard Davison (New Zealand) 2013 – Vice Chairman: Leif Olsen (Sweden) 2010 – 2013 Tom Waki (Japan) 2013 – Secretary: Ken Ahrens (U.S.A.) 1979 – 1994 Peter Read (Australia) 1994 – 2014 Nigel Messenger (New Zealand) 2014 – “THE WORLD ASSOCIATION OF LEFT HANDED GOLFERS” A successful trip of Australian golfers to the USA and Canada organized by Doug Crosby and Terry Lennox to play in the 1976 US Nationals at Monterey, California, was followed by another group of Australians from Victoria and Tasmania who played in the British Lefthanders Society in
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Countries History

Left handed golfing Associations commenced as early as 1925, below is listed the history of ‘Left-Handed Golfing Association, Country by Country. USA – 1927 The first Left-Handed Association was formed in 1927 as the Washington State LeftHanded Golfers Association. However, there is evidence that a Left-Handed tournament was held in New England as early as 1925, The exact date and location is unknown. In 1936 The National Association of Left-Handed Golfers was established. The first National Lefty Championship was played in September 1936 at Norwood Hills Country Club, St Louis Missouri. There are a number of Divisons throughout America each
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W.A.L.G. Policy & Decisions

World Association of Left Handed Golfers (W.A.L.G.) Policy and Decisions 1. When the WALG decide on a venue for a World Championship, that venue should stand. Florida 29 June 1994. 2. Once a tournament date and venue is confirmed, the date and venue cannot be changed, without the Chairman and Secretary WALG being consulted. England 24 July 1996 3. Tournament to be held Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday or Thursday/Friday/Monday/Tuesday. Germany , 4 July 2000. 4. Name/Country Tags to be provided and worn by all competitors. Germany, 4 July 2000 5. Badge for 10 tournament participation to be awarded. Spain 4 June 2002. 6.
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W.A.L.G. Minutes

MINUTES 26TH WALG, Germany 2019 MINUTES 25th WALG, Australia 2017 MINUTES 24th WALG, Japan 2016 MINUTES 23rd WALG, South Africa 2014 MINUTES 22nd WALG, Turkey 2013 MINUTES THE 21ST WALG Scotland 2012 MINUTES EXTRA ORDINARY MEETING USA 2010 MINUTES THE 20TH WALG USA 2010 MINUTES THE 19TH WALG Sweden 2009 MINUTES THE 18TH WALG N.Z 2008 MINUTES THE 17TH WALG Taiwan 2006 MINUTES THE 16TH WALG Ireland 2005 MINUTES THE 15TH WALG Canada 2003 MINUTES THE 14TH WALG Spain 2002 Minutes 13th WALG Germany 2000 MINUTES 12TH WALG Australia 1998 MINUTES 11th WALG Japan 1997 MINUTES 10TH WALG England 1996
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