Golf

Fall 2023 Golf is closed.

While golf is noted as a fall sport for VA State Games, avid golfers practice and play all year.

 I am confident our golf team/program is eager to play the greatest game ever – GOLF


Coordinator Robin Utz 


Contact the Golf Coordinator

Upcoming Events

October 19, 2023

Mark J Emery Memorial Golf Tournament

Chantilly VA

Golf Program

Information on the rules for Special Olympics Golf can be found at the link below.

While golf is noted as a fall sport for VA State Games, avid golfers practice and play all year. Registration is now open for 2023 and I am confident our golf team/program is eager to play the greatest game ever – GOLF.

Please know that we are adding events to our golf program, but wanted to announce some spring practice dates, our FCPA sponsored golf clinic, and our summer league registrations.

SOVA Golf Fact Sheet

Equipment and Competition

EQUIPMENT: Athletes are welcome to bring their own clubs; however, clubs will be provided if needed.

WEAR: For practice, athletes should wear loose fitting tops and bottoms.

LEVELS OF PLAY: 
Level 1 – Individual Skills Competition
Level 2 – Alt. Shot Team Play Competition [9 hole]
Level 3 – Unified Sports Team Play [18 hole]
Level 4 – Individual Stroke Play Competition [9 hole] Level 5 – Individual Stroke Play Competition [18 holes]

SOVA Golf Rules

Fall Golf (Registration Required)

 Dates: Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, and 28

Time:  Practice is 2:00-3:00 or 3:00-4:00 on

Location:  Burke Lake Golf Center.
     6915 Ox Road,
     Fairfax Station, VA 22309.

We use the designated tee boxes at the south end of the covered driving range. Our tee boxes are not covered - please remember to wear sunscreen and bring water to stay hydrated.

Please check-in with me (or a designated coach) upon arrival to the area. Coach Freddie and Coach Ryan will help check you in for this session.  

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TopGolf Fall Season (Registration Required)

Dates:  Sept 11 - Oct 30

Time:  Mondays 6:30-8:30 

Location: Loudoun TopGolf center)              20356 Commonwealth Center Dr,       Ashburn, VA 20147

Note:  For all registered,  is expected that you would attend all practices Competition is included as part of the program.

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Rules, Protocols and Other information

All participants are expected to exhibit golf etiquette at all times. *

**Very Important - All Athlete medical and forms - registration, physical signed by a medical provider, and COVID Waivier - must be emailed to: [email protected] (Feel free to cc [email protected])

The paperwork must be current and on file before you can participate. Athlete families, please verify that your paperwork has been approved before arriving for practice or events. The coaching and volunteer staff cannot accept the forms in person and grant immediate access, as SOVA has the approval authorization.

NOTE: When you submit the athlete paperwork via the [email protected] email address (and volunteer packages to the [email protected] address) they go both to the Area AND to SOVA for processing. (Feel free to cc [email protected]) 

Information is available on the Athlete page



Stay safe and be well. And, keep practicing your golf game! -Robin Utz
Area 26 Golf Coordinator

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