Who is Tom Lawlor?
Now, he is a professional golfer who is passionate about breaking down barriers for disabled athletes. At the end of August, Lawlor became the first golfer with disabilities to compete in a European Tour event, taking part in the ISPS Handa UK Championship at The Belfry in England.
Who is Harry Lawlor and what is his disability?
Lawlor, who is fourth in the World Rankings for Golfers with Disability, has a rare condition called Ellis-van Creveld syndrome. It is a disability characterised by a shorter stature and shorter limbs. He was invited to compete in the event by his sponsor, who are the title partners of the tournament – which is the final event of the UK Swing.
Who is Brendan Lawlor?
Brendan Lawlor made history on Thursday by becoming the first disabled golfer to compete on the European Tour. The Irishman, who turned professional last year, played in the first round of the UK Championship at The Belfry. The 22-year-old shot a 12-over-par 84 but said scoring was secondary to a week that will "change his life".