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Empowering Athletes at Special Olympics Virginia with Eisman Golf Academy

May 23, 2023

Hello EGA Family!

At Eisman Golf Academy (EGA), we are always looking for opportunities to support our community and spread our love for golf. We recently had the immense pleasure of hosting a group of extraordinary athletes from Special Olympics Virginia for a golf clinic at our facility.

Special Olympics Virginia is a truly inspiring organization. Its mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for persons with intellectual disabilities. These opportunities help athletes develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and share their gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. To learn more about their transformative work, visit their website at Special Olympics VA Website

But the impact of Special Olympics extends far beyond the sports field. Through sports, the organization helps to dispel misconceptions and highlight the capabilities of people with intellectual disabilities, fostering a more inclusive society. It's about shifting the focus from what isn't possible, to what is.

At EGA, we fully embrace this vision. Our clinic aimed to provide a supportive, tailored environment where athletes could explore golf, improve their skills, and enjoy the thrill of the game.

It's a well-documented fact that people with intellectual disabilities are often less active than those without. This is not because of their disability, but rather due to a lack of access to opportunities that cater to their needs. Organizations like Special Olympics Virginia fill this critical gap, and at EGA, we're proud to contribute to this important work.

The athletes we had the pleasure of hosting displayed such passion and commitment, inspiring all of us at EGA. Seeing their excitement and progress throughout the clinic was a joyous experience. We shared laughs, celebrated victories, and created memories that will last a lifetime.

At Eisman Golf Academy, we believe in the transformative power of sports. In hosting this clinic, we hope we've made a positive impact on these athletes’ journeys and helped further the mission of Special Olympics Virginia.

We're deeply committed to contributing to our community, and we look forward to more opportunities to support initiatives that build inclusive, healthy, and active communities.

Stay tuned for more updates from EGA, where we're not just about perfecting the game, we're about enriching lives through golf.


Jon Eisman