Here’s the uplifting true life philosophy of world-famous champion armless Golfer Tommy McAuliffe (1893-1967) written by his grandson Tom Patrick McAuliffe II. Through the turmoils of the Great Depression, the golden days of Vaudeville and World War II, Tommy McAuliffe, who lost both arms in a tragic street car accident at the age of nine, thrilled audiences around the world with his golf tricks and later in life touched their hearts with this inspiring story and life philosophy. Among his accomplishments:
•Played with Golf Legends Bobby Jones, Walter Hagan and Arnold Palmer
•Played Golf in 49 states, Australia and Canada over the course of one year.
•Promoted laws and testified before Congress on rehabilitation and the physically disabled.
•Published Author, on-air Radio Host, Actor, Public Speaker, Newspaper Reporter and Magazine Publisher, Farmer, Golfer
Tommy McAuliffe‘s‘s life of overcoming tragedy with grit and humor via the will power of the mind can benefit all who read it. A leader in the fight for equal rights for the disabled, his inspiring outlook will delight Golfer and non-Golfer alike!
Targeted Age Group: 15-75
Written by: Tom Patrick McAuliffe II
Tom Patrick McAuliffe is a Author living on Florida’s Emerald Coast with his wife Sharon and cat Gigi. He is a former Photojournalist with the US Navy’s Combat Camera Group and a graduate of the DOD’s Mass Communications program at Syracuse University. A magazine Editor and Writer with more than 25 years of by-lines he has written two new books; ‘Mr. Mulligan-The life of Champion Armless Golfer Tommy McAuliffe’ and he has edited ’No Handicaps’ first written in 1939. He has 2 more books planned for this year; one on General ’Nuts’ McAuliffe from WW2 and another book on MLB World Champion Baseball Player Dick McAuliffe.
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