Marianjoy is dedicated to helping our patients regain as much independence and functionality in their lives as possible. For some people, the game of golf is an important part of life that they want to regain. For others, recreational golf is a motivator and a more enjoyable way to develop or maintain flexibility and range of motion. Whatever the motivation, Marianjoy's Therapeutic Golf Program was developed to help people who have physical disabilities learn to enjoy the game.
Recreational therapists and golf professionals work with individuals who have various physical disabilities to help them advance their play. They do this by suggesting modifications to swing and stance, and exploring adaptive equipment such as raised tees or special gloves that can make the game easier. For people in wheelchairs, our team teaches how to play from single-rider golf carts.
The Marianjoy Therapeutic Golf Program is open to golfers of all ability levels and is designed to help each person improve at their own pace. Instruction is tailored to meet each person's unique needs.
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