Down Syndrome Patient Becomes the First to Compete in a Golf College Championship

A down syndrome patient that goes by the name Amy Bockerstette has proved that one’s health condition isn’t…
Down syndrome patient

A down syndrome patient that goes by the name Amy Bockerstette has proved that one’s health condition isn’t a barrier to making it. Amy is the first person with down syndrome to participate in a national collegiate competition.

I like meeting new friends at the tournaments, I have fun.

Amy

Amy’s dad has always been her number one fan. She maintained that her dad is always encouraging her and she loves him so much. In 2019, Amy made par on the difficult 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale.

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The video of her success was uploaded on social media as at that time and it has gained over 51 million views. However, Amy’s story is an inspiration to all. Despite her condition, she has broken a record.

22-year-old Amy is playing in the Women’s Golf Championship by NJCAA alongside her Paradise Valley Community College teammates.

Amy has been playing golf since middle school. This Down syndrome patient is now an expert when it comes to golf. According to Amy’s father, he had put a limit on his daughter’s ability, but he realized that some people are special and you can just limit their ability. He is so proud of his daughter’s achievement.

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