OWEN Co., Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A wounded veteran unable to play a game of golf can now get back on the green thanks to a special donation.
The Stand Up and Play Foundation, with a motto of “Golf As a Therapy, supports those with mobility challenges due to illness or handicaps.
The non-profit organization made a stop at Rolling Meadows Golf Course in Gosport Saturday morning to present wounded veteran Dale Hale with a Paramobile golf cart.
The organization’s founder, Anthony Netto became paralyzed in 1994 and saw a need to invent the standing sports wheelchair.
“To this day, through active standing, whether it’s fishing, golfing, shooting, fitness. Standing position have proven to be a life saver and a life changer,” said Netto.
In addition to being gifted the sports wheelchair, worth $30,000, Hale also received a lifetime membership at the Rolling Meadows Golf Course.
Hardees, Stand Up and Play Foundation present veteran with Paramobile