April 2021 now open
In a Covid-19 update, MPGA is closely monitoring the new safety regulations, We are open for activity of playing golf with restrictions at the DCR golf courses. The courses, driving range and practice putting areas are open, please wear your mask.
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****Thank you to all our front line, essential employees and volunteers for providing help during this pandemic.
Challenge your disability by playing golf, it is fun!
(MPGA)Massachusetts Para-Golfers Association, Inc. is a sect. 501(c)(3) which promotes adaptive golf for players with impairments whether they are vision, hearing impaired, arm or leg amputee, a loss of mobility, t.b.i, autism, wounded veteran, paraplegic. USGA and R &A have empowered individual athletes to enjoy a embarrassment free, enjoyable round of recreational or competitive golf.
***Donors- effective on February 10, 2017 can deduct contributions made to us as a public charity under section 170 also 2055, 2106, or 2522 using fed id# 82-0632792 DLN: 17053165366037
In 1991, I was injured left eye blind and became a paraplegic. I tried to golf but quickly realized my seated manual wheelchair position was unsuitable to hand-propel me through the course, let alone permit me to strike the ball consistently with accuracy. It was ergonomically impossible!
January, 2016, after my 25 year hiatus I moved to the Boston Harbor area joining the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Ma. Within a few days into membership physical therapist(Ali M) a Partnership Program leader mentioned to me about the innovative Paramobile Golf Cart, the indoor winter golf clinic presented adaptive golf PGA Professional Rick Johnson, we talked briefly how to stand-up into position to play a one-handed take-away to strike the ball, so now, I am playing golf!
August 1, 2016 day 3 back on the course, with my one-armed golf swing, left eye blind, paraplegic, I aced hole 5, 151 yards at the Leo J. Martin Memorial Golf Course, Weston, MA. This is a World's First!
October 20, 2020, at the Bobby Jones G.C., Atlanta, GA. A 2nd career Hole-In-One