Saturday 3 December 2016

Golf - Trudy Hyland

Published 17/07/2015 | 15:32

15 November 2014; Trud Hyland, Golf, Cork Golf Special Olympics Club. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***
15 November 2014; Trud Hyland, Golf, Cork Golf Special Olympics Club. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Ahead of the Special Olympics in LA next month, we are profiling all of our athletes taking part.

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NAME: Trudy Hyland

AGE: 40

SPORT COMPETITION AT GAMES:  Golf

CLUB DETAILS: Cork Island Golf Club

QUESTIONS:

1) WHAT ARE YOUR SPORTS AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH YOUR CLUB?

I have been involved in Golf for approximately 12 years and Bocce for 2 years.

3) WHAT TYPE OF TRAINING AND PREPARATION ARE YOU DOING FOR THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

I will be playing six holes per week and walking on a regular basis.

I will also be doing Fitness Training.

4) HOW DID YOU FEEL WHEN YOU WERE SELECTED TO REPRESENT YOUR CLUB AND COUNTRY AT THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

I was very impressed.

5) WHAT IS YOUR BEST MEMORY ABOUT YOUR TIME WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS?

My best memory is winning my first GOLD medal for Golf.

6) FINALLY, CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF (HOBBIES, PASTIMES ETC) AND YOUR FAMILY?

I like going to the cinema and keeping fit.

I have two sisters and a twin Sister and one Brother.

 

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