A student golfer from Scotland’s Rural College claimed gold at the Special Olympics
World Games in the UAE. Andrew Stuart, who is currently studying for a National Certificate in Professional Golf at SRUC’s Elmwood campus in Fife, won in the Level 5 – Individual Stroke Play event.
Stuart was one of 7,000 athletes from across 190 countries competing at the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi. The 19-year-old from Dunblane, who has autism, a speech disorder and dyslexia, was introduced to the game by his grandfather at the age of eight and has since competed in four national Special Olympics events.