never lost his natural balance. Now the former baseball hopeful is set
to achieve his dream of teeing off at the home of golf as one of
Europe’s top disabled players.
aged 18 when he was knocked over by a car but he refuses to wear a
Ernie Els during the tournament which also takes in two other Scottish
courses, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns.
about a golfer overcoming adversity – and he noticed the golf swing was
similar to the baseball swing.
good. I felt well balanced. I said that’s what I can do! Let’s go!’ In
2005 he joined the French ‘Handigolf’ association and with a tough
training schedule after six months won the Spanish Open.
professionals at St Andrews in a four-day tournament starting tomorrow.