Triple amputee founds adaptive-golf nonprofit

Former manufacturing executive and triple amputee E.Q. Sylvester founded the Freedom Golf Association to help people with disabilities play the game through the use of special clubs, grips, carts and wheelchairs. The nonprofit, which has 12 certified adaptive-golf instructors, collaborates with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. "Some of the individuals we work with were basically shut-ins, and I see them transformed by the fresh air, physical activity and camaraderie of golf," said Sylvester.

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