Special Olympics Golf
Southwest Regional Special Olympics Golf Tournament
Between 200 and 300 players from throughout Southwest Washington turned out for MPT's 11th outing as host of the regional tournament on July 24, 2016. This included around 30 regular participants in Metro Parks Tacoma's specialized recreation program. Those who performed well may have the opportunity to enter the statewide tournament Aug. 13 at the Walter E. Hall Golf Course in Everett. Learn more about MPT's Special Olympic's Golf participants.
On June 15, 2015 Bank of America hosted PGA Tour players Webb Simpson and Russell Henley and 24 Special Olympics Washington golfers at a golf clinic held at Meadow Park Golf Course
Simpson and Henley gave golf instruction to the Special Olympic athletes, including Washington State champion Mallory Smith, who tried out their new skills in a putting, chipping, pitching and iron contest. The 2015 Special Olympics World Games will be held in Los Angeles July 25-Aug. 2. Through the power of sport, Special Olympics strives to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people.
Metro Parks Special Olympics Golf is supported by Meadow Park Golf Course!
- Golf - June - August
Practices are Monday from 5-7pm. Tournaments are TBA. Training fee is $35 and includes new team uniform. Click here to register.
- FootGolf - July - August
For ages 8 and up, all ability levels. Friends & family are welcome to register. Fee is $40 and includes access, use of ball, and some awesome argyle socks.