Joe Bohl flies through the desert on his land sailor.
Chasing the Dimpled Orb
Golf has come to Disabilityville. Thanks to adaptive golf carts — properly called “cars” in the industry — wheelers are now able to join the ranks of rock stars and pro athletes who have become golf fanatics. Today’s adaptive golf cars can traverse the entire course, including the greens. Tests show that adaptive golf car wheels do no damage to a well-drained green. On a pounds per square foot basis, adaptive golf cars exert less pressure than an average man’s footprint.
Danny Baker, 51, from Coffeen, Ill., was an avid golfer before sustaining a spinal cord injury at the T12 level 15 years ago. “Lying in the hospital bed, paralyzed, I had three questions,” says Baker. “Will I be able to walk? Will I be able to have sex? And will I be able to play golf? Now my wife and I have a 10-year-old son and I play more golf than I ever did. Two out o