Inspirational 7-year-old Tommy Morrissey continues to dominate on the golf course

By Alex Thomas
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Tommy Morrissey is a better golfer with one hand, than most people with two.

Tommy proved that once again with an absolutely beautiful shot at The Cradle, Pinehurst Resort's short course. Tommy's gap wedge rom about 65 yards fell within 6 inches of an ace, for one of the easiest birdies of his short career.

If you can recall, Tommy became an overnight sensation in 2014, when a local news story highlighted then 3-year-old Tommy dominating the range with just one hand. Tommy was born with one arm due to a blood clot, but didn't bat and eye at the prospect of hitting the links.

Tommy's story inspired many including Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, and Arnold Palmer. He even got a chance to putt with Tiger Woods and drive with Bubba Watson, his favorite golfer.

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As he got older, Tommy became a student of the game, learning to imitate the swings of the greats, such as Tiger, Phil, Rory, and of course, Arnold Palmer. 

Now, seven-year-old Tommy competes at the highest levels of the U.S. Kids World Golf Championships, continuing to be an inspiration to all.

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