Category: Paralong Drive

If Dennis Can Do It, So Can I

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By Rich O’Brien Dennis Walters was a promising young golfer. In 1967 he won three major New Jersey State Junior Championships. He earned a golf scholarship to attend North Texas State University where he was competitive against the likes of Crenshaw, Kite, Wadkins, Strange, Lietzke, McLean and North. He graduated in 1971 with a BA […]

ParaLong Drive Returning to Mesquite in March

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The ParaLong Drive Cup is one of the most awe-inspiring sporting events held anywhere in the world. The event brings together individuals with a wide range of injuries, illnesses, or challenges as they battle it out on the long drive grid to determine which hitters are capable of hitting the longest balls. Now in its […]

Jake Taylor; Post Traumatic Growth

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Photo Courtesy of Golf Channel   I guess my love affair with the military started when I was young.  I was a die hard fan of GI Joe growing up and I still am actually.  The thing about it was there was always some type of resolve in each episode. Fast forward 18 years and […]

Faster, Higher, Stronger; Long Drive Should Be an Olympic Sport

  • by Rich O'Brien
Golf returned to the Olympic Games for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro after over a 100 year absence. After the players put on a good show, it now seems likely that golf will be a fixture in the Olympic Games for many years to come. In early August it was announced that […]

If Tommy can do it, so can I

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By Rich O’Brien Tommy Morrissey fell in love with the game of golf at a very young age. As a toddler, he would watch golf with his father on the weekends. Then one day, when he was fourteen months old he hopped down off the couch and started mimicking the swings he saw on TV. […]

Paralong Drive fills a much needed void left after Paralympic rejection

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Paralong Drive fills a much needed void left after Paralympic rejection