‘’Hit It, Go Find It, Hit it Again’’

Hit it go find it and hit it again
Hit it go find it and hit it again
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Adaptive Golfer 

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About Me

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In 2011, life as I knew it was changed forever. I was involved in a traumatic motorcycle accident. My left leg was amputated above the knee, skull crushed and a metal plate added, my back broken and so many other issues. After having to get my leg re-amputated due to nerve damage, the road to recovery was needless to say long and hard. Quickly the realization that I would no longer be able to continue doing what I loved most - being a Crane and Heavy Equipment Operator - became clear. I refused to let my accident get in the way of enjoying life, focused on family and friends and found a passion for helping others who have also gone through the loss of a limb. In 2013 I bought a new set of Callaway clubs looking to get back into the game, knowing it just wouldn’t quite be the same.  Through the game of golf, I met new friends who, like me, live with a disability and really found golf to be a great outlet for fun and friendships.  Fast forward to 2018, I had the privilege of becoming the Vice Captain of the USA ParaGolf team. I am proud to be a part of and support the Never Say Never Foundation, local Amputee Support groups, Amputee Coalition Advocate, and participate in various adaptive golf clinics for people with disabilities and a brand advocate for Ottobock.

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Events

2018 Adaptive Skills Challenge 1st & 2nd 

May 8th-10th US Disabled Open 2nd 

August 20th-23rd 70th National Amputee Golf Championship 

August  24th International Cup Match Won  

October 13th Florida Golf Magazine Open 

October 15th-17th 10th Phoenix Golf Cup Match Won

2018 Shriners Open Adaptive Clinic Coach

2019 US Disabled Open May 14-16 (World Ranking)  2nd

2019 SAGA Championship May 17-20 (World Ranking) 

2019 Amputee Nationals Aug (WR)

2019 USAGA Vegas  Oct (WR)

2019  GSGA  Adaptive  Championship (WR)

2020 The Cairns Cup at Celtic  Manor  UK  (Ryder Cup Format)

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Support


According to the CDC, over 50 million or approximately one out of five Americans live with a disability.  Adaptive Golf is more than just a game; it offers camaraderie, a social network with full support and an opportunity to better yourself in the game.  Golf has moved into stage 2 of getting approved for the Paralympics Games.  There is a lot of work to be done in order to gain approval by the International Paralympics Committee. I am so fortunate to be a part of this effort.  If you want to support myself and or the USA ParaGolf Team please contact me about becoming your Brand Ambassador or Sponsorship Opportunities at onelegbell@gmail.com

Partners

Sweet Swing

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Prosthetic & Orthotic Associates

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In The Press

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2020 Cairns Cup at Celtic manor Sept 7-13

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Contact Me

Get in Touch

John OneLegBell The Adaptive Golfer

Tampa, Florida, United States

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