"Inspirational": Golf fans react on Twitter to golfer with multiple sclerosis

"We still get to play golf, it’s different than it used to be, but damn it’s still good."

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Tue, 26 Oct 2021

"Inspirational": Golf fans react on Twitter to golfer with multiple sclerosis

Golf fans have been reacting over the past 24 hours to a video which has gone viral of a golfer with multiple sclerosis.

The video surfaced from the Twitter user @DoerflerJared which shows his father ripping a driver down the hay diddle diddle. 

His father has was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2012, he explains, but he urged others to have a positive, no-excuses attitude.

Jared wrote: "My dad was diagnosed with MS in 2012.

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"It was tough for him - no biking, skiing, running, hiking would be in his future.

"We still get to play golf, it’s different than it used to be, but damn it’s still good.

"Get outside this weekend, have fun, no excuses!"

So far the video has been viewed more than 800,000 times with users posting postive, life-affirming messages:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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