Driving Towards Inclusive Golf for All

BC's Tanelle Bolt Uses A Swing-Assist Cart At Langara GC In Vancouver - BC Golf Photo

BY REBECCA BLISSETT/Writer for Rick Hansen Foundation

For Anthony Brummet, like many of the 1 in 5 Canadians with a disability, his medical condition wasn’t something he had planned for. Anthony, or Tony as he is called, developed a health issue in his senior years that affects his legs to the point he can no longer stand.

Tony, well-known to his friends for his passion for golf, faced a daunting challenge. Golfing, as we know, typically requires one to stand upright. But, as is so often the case in our world, this was only because no one had thought to consider other ways of participating in the sport.

That is, until adaptive golf carts that allow people with mobility disabilities to remain on the links rose to the occasion.

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