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Player being allowed to use cart in golf tournament

By Clip Syndicate
14 year old Matthew Doyle was diagnosed at 3 years old with Legge-Calve-Perthes disease, a rare degenerative bone condition that causes him severe hip pain

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14 year old Matthew Doyle was diagnosed at 3 years old with Legge-Calve-Perthes disease, a rare degenerative bone condition that causes him severe hip pain
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12516/6924748?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Fri, 19 May 2017 22:20:42 +0000 Player being allowed to use cart in golf tournament 14 year old Matthew Doyle was diagnosed at 3 years old with Legge-Calve-Perthes disease, a rare degenerative bone condition that causes him severe hip pain http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12516/6924748?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WDBJ memorial is off and running at the roanoke country club, even if the top junior golfers in the world are walking the course this week. all except madison, connecticut's matthew doyle who is getting some much needed help around the course. for the first time in the 34 year history of the scott robertson memorial, a player is being allowed to use a cart. debbie ferguson/scott robertson administrator: we were kind of taken aback because this is the first time that we ever had that request. that's the way that he can play golf is with the use of a golf cart. 14 year old matthew doyle was diagnosed at 3 year's old with legge- calve-perthes disease, a rare degenerative bone condition that causes him severe hip pain. golf is the only sport that doctors will allow him to play. matthew doyle/14 year old junior golfer: i was ecstatic, best moment of my life that i could still play a sport and have fun. it's a tough sport because i can't really turn my hips with it so i don't get the power that most kids get. most people can turn and power through it. i can't really do that so i have a different grip, i have a different stance, i have a different swing. it's just all made up. mike doyle/matthew's father: if he has a bad shot or a bad hole or two sometimes i have to catch myself and say, "ok, he's got some limitations," but in the end my whole focus has been that i want him to be known as a good golfer that just happens to have a hip disability. i don't want it to be a situation where it's oh, here's a kid with a hip disability who happens to play golf. he is a really good golfer. matthew hopes to inspire others to take up the game, and to meet challenges, as he pursues a dream of one day playing professionally. matthew: there are some younger kids who have the same condition that i have and they've not been able to play sports because of their limitations and they see me and they're like, "oh, wow! we can play golf!" debbie: he's just not taking his lumps and saying well, i can't do anything. he is getting out there. he's playing and making the best of life. mike: it's just inspirational to see that kind of thing, to see his drive and his motivation. it's exciting and fun to see but at the same time, heartbreaking. wall street closed on a positive note today.




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