Wendy Home is no stranger to international travel with the Australian Deaf Golf Team. This October sees Wendy jet off to Japan for the 9th World Deaf Golf Championships to manage the team of 12. This year the competition will be held at Tsu Golf and Country Club in Mie, Japan from October 8 – 12. Not only is Wendy the team’s manager, but she is also the President of Deaf Golf Australia and a proud member of McLeod Golf Club for the last six years.
Wendy was appointed Team Manager of all three teams this year for the second time running, having managed the team during the competition in Scotland. Past World Deaf Golf Championships have been held in Canada (2006), Perth (2008) and Scotland (2010).
This year Wendy excited to have the task for the second time around to make sure the team has everything they need during the championships, “I enjoy being there for the team in this capacity, ensuring everyone is happy and comfortable in their accommodation, getting to know each other and looking after all their needs.”
The team have received tremendous support from the golfing community. With sixteen countries competing in Japan in October, the Australian team are nervous, yet excited to tackle the competition.
“It gives me great pleasure to be able to assist the team and I am very honoured
and proud to have been selected as team manager for a second time,” Wendy says.
NABS wishes the Australian Deaf Golf Team the best of luck in Japan.
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