EDGA has created a soon-to-be released film, entitled “MULLIGAN”, a story of hope and determination. The characters involved are remarkable. Through adversity they have found a way to grow, inspire and become strong role models… through a shared love of golf.
EDGA is delighted to offer this short preview clip of the film which might get you thinking about your golf and life.
The full 44-minute film is being finalised for distribution in Q4 of 2020. MULLIGAN tells the stories of six unique individuals: Monique Kalkman, Marcus Malo, Adem Wahbi, Juan Postigo Arce, Stewart Harris and Mike Gays, people who refuse to be defined by their disability.
The film will be launched with a series of sub-plots – short clips which will be shared across social media. The EDGA team believes these will draw attention inside and outside of the sport to the courage, resilience and humour of these athletes and demonstrate the power of golf, its physical and mental health benefits, to new audiences.
EDGA conceived MULLIGAN, and worked alongside Big Bounce Productions to create the film, with support from leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM, and The R&A. The European Tour is a distribution partner for the film and it released the first accompanying video, “The Swing”, this week, which highlights three of these players and how they approach the game.
MULLIGAN follows on from the successful book, Mulligan – Tough Love & Second Chances, and podcasts and player stories in which EDGA has interviewed around 70 golfers with disability; these features supported by PING.
EDGA is the international body that encourages people with disability to thrive through golf. It is a not for profit volunteer-based association which is made up of the National Golf Federations from 29 countries around the world. Apart from staging competitive golf tournaments, the EDGA team provides advice, guidance and standards to all the leading golfing bodies; The IGF, The R&A, The USGA, The EGA, and works closely with the European Tour on the delivery of showcase events that involve golfers with disability.