Chad Pfiefer

first_imgMost of you probably do not recognize the name Chad Pfiefer, but he hopes you do in a few years.  He has earned a card on one of the pro golf tours which in itself is an accomplishment.  The fact that Chad Pfiefer is an amputee from his military service makes it even more amazing.  He lost his left leg in 2006 in Iraq.He became friends with Christian Bagge who lost both legs in the military but says golf has saved his life.  Despite being a double amputee, he goes out and hits golf balls as therapy.  He says it helps him release all the bent-up frustrations that he once had because of his severe handicap.  He learned to use the rest of his body, and he helped Chad Pfiefer get through the early months of his rehab.  Chad finds that playing golf has helped him refine his balance with his prosthetic left leg.  Chad is married to his middle-school sweetheart and has two children.Watch for him eventually in golf tournaments.last_img

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