Mark Taylor, European Disabled Golf Association Workshop [Austria]

October 28 - October 29. 2024

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EDGA’s Head of Instruction and Education, Mark Taylor, will explore a variety of aspects of coaching golfers with disabilities across a two-day seminar relevant to a wide variety of individuals who are, or could be, engaged with disability golf.


Day 01:

  • Experiencing varying disabilities and the adaptations required to develop players
  • Building specific disability programmes that support the player pathway
  • Practical delivery – how to create and deliver outreach projects within the community and create links to golf facilities
  • Creating fun and engaging sessions for adults and young people with disabilities
  • How to adapt your coaching to golfers with disabilities
  • Experiential training to new sampler participants*
  • EDGA Player motion analysis showcasing different disabilities and the adaptations required by coaches
  • Adapting equipment
  • Reflection/next Steps. *Experiential sessions will only be available when EDGA and the host federation are able to organise a group of participants (preferably non- golfers) with disability.

Day 02:

  • Understanding impairments – More suited to existing/qualified/PGA Coaches
  • Introducing ‘Low Point’ to improve observation, and improve ball flight of golfers with disability (participants and competitors)
  • Learning from the edges – EDGA PGA Professional
  • Physiotherapist support – understanding motion and physical limitations relating to golf
  • Coaching golf to people with varying physical, neurological and sensory impairments
  • Practical delivery at a golf facility of both group and individual coaching sessions to golfers with impairments*
  • Player analysis of EDGA’s player database
  • EDGA coaching programme
  • Reflection/next steps. *Where players are available – otherwise the EDGA player database will be used.


  • PGA Professionals / Golf Coaches / Volunteer Coaches / Club Members/Club equipment tech specialists
  • Existing golfers with disabilities wishing to become participation coaches / mentors engaged with G4D projects, rehabilitation therapists/physiotherapists.
  • Federation staff / volunteers
  • Disability organisation staff / volunteers
  • Golf Club / Driving Range / Community Centre / Medical facility representatives/Physiotherapists.


The two day seminar includes lunch and refreshments. Workshop delivered in English [EN] language.


  • Member of CPG Member Country or clubCPG Member Preferred Pricing – €290
  • Non-CPG Member Country – € 390

Register on a first come, first serve principle.

CPG Learning & Performance Institute / ÖGV Performance & Competence Center

The Performance & Competence Center offers competitive athletes state-of-the-art, year-round training facilities and brings together the expertise of numerous Austrian golfing institutions in one place.

The development of a central location for the further development of golf has been underway for many years, and the vision of this center in Oberwaltersdorf was developed for the first time as part of the Austrian bid for the 2022 Ryder Cup. The realization of this vision should form the foundation for numerous participations of Austrian players in Solheim & Ryder Cups.

The goal was to develop the most advanced indoor practice facility in Europe and to create a central hub for European golf. Through cooperation with national and international institutions, the Performance & Competence Center is to develop into an important hub for the education and training of players and teaching professionals.

The centralized provision of year-round training facilities and state-of-the-art analysis tools for competitive athletes offers unprecedented opportunities for training management and player development. Facilities from which players from all over Austria will benefit in order to develop the next stars of international golf.

+43 2253 20202 – 38


Fontana Allee 4, A-2345
Oberwaltersdorf, Vienna


Mark Taylor

PGA Professional Mark Taylor, the Head of Development for EDGA. Mark is a member of the PGA of Germany, having worked in Switzerland for many years and has worked with players of all abilities in his career.

Registrations can be made by clicking the button below.

The two day seminar includes lunch and refreshments. Fees:

  • Member of CPG Member Country or clubCPG Member Preferred Pricing – €290
  • Non-CPG Member Country – € 390

Register on a first come, first serve principle. Fees will be confirmed once you have registered via invoice.