Tim Gilmer tees off.

Tim Gilmer tees off.

OK, so golf has a past riddled with discrimination and is still too expensive for many. But give it credit for changing, for broadening its appeal and for being one of the most unique and challenging games going. Think of it: A few hundred years ago Scots whacked rocks with sticks; today Tiger Woods makes millions playing essentially the same game. And now–thanks to the ADA, Casey Martin, and a handful of persistent adaptive golf pioneers–the game is poised to welcome the last minority to the clubhouse.

Golf has a way of getting in your blood. I used to play each summer as a teenager vacationing with my parents in Morro Bay, Calif. It took hours of practice and concentration just to hit a ball cleanly, so a well-struck tee shot was a beautif