Event open to all able-bodied and disabled people

Rehabilitation of Reading Hospital in Wyomissing will hold its 9th Annual Amputee Golf Outing, sponsored by The Amputee Support Group, on Tuesday, June 14 from 1-3 p.m. at Sittler’s at Sinking Spring, located at 497 Mountain Home Road, Sinking Spring.

This outing is open to all able-bodied and disabled individuals and will be led by Bob Buck, Executive Director of the Eastern Amputee Golf Association in Bethlehem, PA. Experienced and inexperienced golfers are welcome. Instructors will include Robert Buck; Adam Benza, PGA, Eastern Amputee Golf Association; and Rick Kline, PGA, Sittler Golf Center.

Mr. Buck and Adam Benza will demonstrate adaptive golf equipment before taking golfers out on the course to practice hitting balls.

Staying active is important for recovering from an amputation and promotes physical and emotional well-being. The Amputee Golf Outing provides camaraderie in a fun, relaxed and supportive environment for individuals to try a new sport and is designed to help participants realize that they can still be active despite their disability.

The program is free for participants with disabilities and their families. Registration is recommended. To register or for more information, call 484-628-2597.