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    4 reasons why Moore Park Golf is one of the most disability-friendly golf courses around

 

Moore Park Golf is one of the most disability-friendly public golf courses in Australia. Here are four reasons why.

We’ve invested millions of dollars in Moore Park Golf over the last five years – and the benefits for people with disability are a key focus for much of this work.

 

Reason #1: Australia’s first public paragolfer

Watch this short video (filmed at Moore Park Golf) to understand the power of a paragolfer, and why we are so proud to have made available the first publicly-bookable version in Australia…

 

 

Find out more about our paragolfer, or contact Moore Park Golf to discuss your booking opportunities.

 

Reason #2: Accessible tees on our driving range

The Moore Park Golf driving range is one of the largest in the southern hemisphere, and the second busiest on a public golf course in Australia!

One great feature of the driving range is the accessible and automated tee system that dispenses and sets a ball on the tee without requiring the player to bend down.

 

The automated tee area is fully accessible for people who use wheelchairs (and, of course, the paragolfer!)

The automated tee area is fully accessible for people who use wheelchairs (and, of course, the paragolfer!)

 

Reason #3: New accessible change rooms

Set within the historic Moore Park Golf House, a new unisex accessible changerooms (with toilet, shower and facilities) was installed in 2014 to further improve services for players with disability or with additional mobility needs.

 

The new changeroom was installed to improve amenity for players with a disability or mobility needs

The new changeroom was installed to improve amenity for players with disability or mobility needs

 

Reason #4: New accessible access ramps

The challenge of working within the heritage confines of a golf course facility from 1926 is to retrospectively upgrade accessibility ramps without deteriorating the heritage aesthetics and values of the facility. However, we were determined to, and we did it.

A new accessible ramp now allows access to the patio deck for full access to amenities and refreshments for players.

 

The new accessible ramp has provided much improved and reliable access for players with additional mobility needs

The new accessible ramp has provided much improved and reliable access for players with additional mobility needs

 

 

There are even more reasons why we are a major benefit for those players with disability or additional mobility needs including our partnership with Royal Rehab, and parking on-site on the flat with ample accessible parking spaces to name just a few.

However, we like to think that it’s just our contribution and service at improving this amazing public facility and broadening its availability to as many people as possible.

Come and visit us today – Moore Park Golf.

 

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