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How do they do it? Blind golfers play better than I do.

Date Released: 
Thu, 07/10/2014

How do they do it? Blind golfers play better than I do.

There’s nothing quite like a blind golfer to make one feel both inadequate and inspired.

Inadequate, because a sightless man can shoot as low as 86 and routinely beat me with no special assistance except a sighted coach to help him line up his shots.

Inspired, because anyone who overcomes such a severe handicap in the devilish sport represents a physical and psychological triumph.

I had the pleasure recently of meeting a pair of national champions of vision-impaired golf and witnessing their remarkable ability.


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