The final event for the Deaflympics’ Golf had everyone on the course tittering.
Team USA’s Kaylin Yost fought hard to catch up from being down three on the 6th hole with two bogies but she was able to pick up with two straight birdies on the 7th and 8th holes that had her just one down behind the leader, Dagar from India. Continue reading “Day 8 a Slew of Medals including Gold in Golf”
Samsun, Turkey, is one of the fastest growing cities (now 1.2 million people) in the world but only holds one golf course. In fact, there are only 20 golf courses in the whole country of Turkey. Continue reading “Interesting Tidbits about Golf in Turkey”
On Sunday, July 23rd, Team USA Swimming, Women’s Volleyball and Men’s Volleyball had the day off. Cycling continued the road race qualifiers as reported by John Klish, Golf continued the qualifiers for the quarter finals as reported by Mike Finneran, and Track & Field started their first day of competition. Continue reading “Day 5 Saw the Start of Track and Field”
Team USA Women’s Volleyball had their final pool play match today, Saturday, July 22nd, facing Brazil, a rematch of the 2016 Pan Am Games, held in Washington DC. The US strong serving proved overpowering and led them to a straight set 3-0 victory over Brazil (25-9 25-14 25-15). Continue reading “Day 4 a Rousing Success for Women’s Volleyball”
Day three in Samsun handed Team USA the second loss for Men’s Volleyball. Cycling and Swimming also experienced challenges reaching the medal standings, while Golf placed in the qualifying rounds to move into the second round. Continue reading “Day Three ends in second loss for Men’s Volleyball, Other Team USA Sports”