Whether you’re a golf fan or not, it’s hard not to admire Amy Bockerstette.
Bockerstette, who in 2018 became the first person with Down syndrome to receive a college athletic scholarship when she signed to play golf for Arizona’s Paradise Valley Community College, came to worldwide prominence in January after a video of her getting up and down for par on the par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale while playing with eventual U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland before hundreds of fans in advance of the Waste Management Phoenix Open went viral.
The video, which was shown on TV programs such as ESPN’s SportsCenter and ABC’s Good Morning America, garnered millions of views on social media. And since becoming an instant celebrity, Bockerstette has continued to influence people as a golf ambassador.
In March she attended the LPGA Tour’s Bank of Hope Founders Cup in Phoenix, where she mingled with the pros and participated in multiple special events, including the launch of the tour’s “Drive On”...
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