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 company with Terry Lennox, led a party of left handed golfers to USA to play in their Nationals at Monterey, California. There he invited American ‘lefties’ to participate in an International Lefty Event in Australia in 1979.
Past President and Captain of Straithfield Golf Club N.S.W. Australia
Currently a member of Royal Sydney Golf Club N.S.W. Australia
Peter John Read
Peter Read played in the first Lefty ‘International’ held in Sydney Australia in 1979. Since that tournament he has played in all but one WALG Championship (Hawaii 1981). In 1994 he was elected as Secretary of WALG a position he has held for that past 19 years. Peter was awarded his ‘Gold Pin’ for attending 10 tournaments in 1997. He achieved 20 tournaments in Scotland in 2012. A ‘Foundation Life Member’ of the Muirfield Golf Club Sydney Australia, having joined there in 1959.
Past President of NALG New South Wales.
Past Captain of the Australian Golf Heritage Society.
Past Vice President of Muirfield Golf Club
Peter Nolan has attended all but one World Lefty Championships. He missed the first Tournament held in Sydney Australia in 1979, since that tournament he has thoroughly enjoyed his involvement in WALG, has made many friends and will continue to attend WALG tournament well into the future. Peter Nolan was awarded his ‘Gold Pin’ for attending 10 tournaments in 1997. He achieved his 20th tournament in Scotland in 2012.
Peter is a member of the Albury Golf Club in New South Wales, Australia.