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Kipp Popert

AMBASSADOR TO THE KENT GOLF JUNIOR DISABILITY ACADEMIES

When Kipp (Wildernesse) came on board as the Ambassador to the Kent Golf Junior Disability Academies, our (at the time) golf manager Lee Jones did an interview with Kipp - watch it here.


KIPP'S GOLFING ACHIEVEMENTS

No. 1 in gross rankings of The World Ranking for Golfers with Disability (WR4GD)

17/05/2024 - Winner of G4D Open @ Woburn, UK

20/02/2024 - Winner of G4D Tour @ Magical Kenya Open at Muthaiga Golf Club, Kenya

31/10/2023 - Special Achievement Award at the Variety Club Disability Sports Awards 

12/09/2023 - Winner of G4D Tour @ BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, UK

15/08/2023 - Winner of G4D Tour @ ISPS HANDA World Invitational at Galgorm Golf Club, Norther Ireland

12/07/2023 - Winner of U.S. Adaptive Open at Pinehurst Resort, USA

27/06/2023 - Winner of G4D Tour @ Betfred British Masters 2023 at The Belfry, UK

2022 - The first player ever to rank on both the WAGR and WR4GD rankings

2022 - First player with a disability to qualify and compete in the R&A Amateur Championship

2022 - Played at the 150th Open in the Tournament of Champions

04/12/2022 - Winner of All Abilities Championship @ the ISPS HANDA Australian Open at Victoria Golf Club, Australia

11/10/2022 - Winner of G4D Tour @ Estrella Damm N.A. AndalucĂ­a Masters at Valderrama, Spain

06/09/2022 - Winner of G4D Tour @ BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, UK

31/05/2022 - Winner of G4D @ Betfred British Masters at The Belfry, UK

03/05/2022 - Winner of G4D @ Porsche European Open at Green Eagle, Germany

08/08/2021 - Winner of EDGA Hero Open at Fairmont St Andrews, UK

24/06/2021 - Winner of the English Open for Golfers with a Disability at Whittlebury Park, UK

14/08/2020 - Winner of the Kent Youths' Champion at Knole Park, UK

LINKS TO ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS, AND INFORMATION ONLINE ABOUT KIPP

Watch the ROOTS video 15 minute version here or a full Sky Sports 30 minute version here

The PGA - From AGMS Graduate to World Number One

European Tour - Player Profile

EDGA - Player Profile

R&A - Popert Makes History

BBC - England's Kipp Popert eyeing victory at Woburn in inaugural event

The Guardian - Ambitious Kipp Popert desperate for golf to become Paralympic sport

ITV News - Sevenoaks golfer Kipp Popert says disability won't stop dreams of Masters win

The Mirror - World No.1 disabled golf star eyeing Masters and The Open after picking up clubs aged 3

Global Golf Post - Disabled Golfer Popert Reaches A New Level (nxtbook.com)

clippd - "Press on": The rise and rise of the remarkable Kipp Popert

There are many more articles about Kipp Popert on the internet, click here to search all.

KENT GOLF DISABILITY ACADEMIES

We are proud to be offering disability golf academies to junior and young adults living in Kent. Click here to find out more.






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