10 Aug '17, 1pm

The amazing story of Kyle Miller overcoming cerebral palsy to play in a pro event

The amazing story of Kyle Miller overcoming cerebral palsy to play in a pro event

Kyle Miller picked up the phone in his office at GolfTEC Calgary Midnapore a few weeks ago and called Colin Lavender, tournament director of the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada’s ATB Financial Classic. Miller had already written a letter to Lavender requesting a sponsor’s exemption into the tournament. Having been rejected 14 previous times for spots into other events—and told all his life as someone with cerebral palsy that he couldn’t achieve things—Miller figured a call would go a long way to pitch his story. It did. Three weeks later, on the same day he had turned professional in 2013, Miller found out he had been given a spot in the field. On Thursday, at 2:30 p.m., the 26-year-old will tee it up at Country Hills Country Club in his hometown of Calgary, becoming the first golfer with cerebral palsy to tee it up in a PGA Tour-sanctioned event. “In that conversation, I p...

Full article: https://www.golfdigest.com/story/the-amazing-story-of-kyl...

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