"Golf, along with Volleyball, Tennis and Alpine Skiing, is a priority sport for us in 2012-2013 in terms of developing quality competitions and recruiting more athletes, so we are delighted with the high participation" said Mary Davis, President of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia. "Congratulations goes to Heinrich Olsen, Sports Director at Special Olympics Austria and his staff in the Voralberg Region for arranging such a professional, memorable and enjoyable event for our athletes and partners. Special Olympics never happens alone and a big thanks goes to the support from the local Government, the city of Bludenz and Caritas".
This is the fourth European tournament, the Special Olympics team in Austria have organisied since 2008 since hosting regional competitions in 11-a-side football, floorball and alpine skiing. No other National Programme in Europe Eurasia has hosted as many European tournaments.