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Adaptive Golf Clinic coming to Vegas for Amputees
Published on Mon, Aug 18, 2014 (9:27 a.m.)OPAF, the Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation will host a First Swing Learn to Golf Clinic on Wednesday, September 3 at Desert Pines Golf Club in Las Vegas. First Swing is a program of the National Amputee Golf Association (NAGA) and offers top notch hands on instruction to both therapists and those with physical/mobility challenges to return to the game of golf. OPAF, along with NAGA will offer a three hour clinic for area therapists, golf teaching professionals at no charge to any attendee. Our First Swing instructor will be WC Fields, a bilateral amputee who golfs competitively across the nation.
First Swing will offer instruction on adaptive techniques and equipment, including a Solo Rider golf cart to get everyone back into the game. Instruction will be offered on the Desert Pines golf range from 9 am to 12 noon. Golf offers both exercise and a social activity from which all can benefit. There is no charge for First Swing and continuing education credits may apply. We do ask that everyone preregister so that we are prepared. Online registration is available at www.opafonline.org or call 980-819-9404.
First Swing Learn to Golf clinics are offered through the Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation (OPAF). OPAF & The First Clinics are leaders in introductory level adaptive recreation opportunities nationally. Tennis, golf, swimming, scuba, rock climbing, social dance and so much more are all part of the OPAF First Clinics. For more information please visit the OPAF website at opafonline.org or contact us at 980-819-9404.
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