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.
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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