One-armed PGA Pro raises funds for Ukraine orphanage where he grew up

Alex Fourie was adopted from a Ukrainian orphanage at the age of 7 and now this orphanage still contains 175 children in the thick of a war with Russia. Alex Fourie is now a 27-year-old man with a child living in Tennessee, which is a different world compared to what his life could've been like.

One-armed PGA pro Alex Fourie raising funds to help rescue children from Ukraine orphanage where he grew up

Alex Fourie weighed 34 ½ pounds when he came to America at the age of 7. "The only thing we really ate was soup," said Fourie, "and it's really hard to eat soup with a hole in your mouth."

Mental Toughness: Alex Fourie, Pro Golfer

Charles and James are joined by golf pro Alex Fourie, a guest who literally traversed the world and overcame some of the bleakest conditions imaginable to end up in the US competing in a sport he loves.

One Arm, Zero Handicap – Mastering Golf Against All Odds

Alex Fourie was born with one arm, smokes it 260 off the tee and is a scratch golfer. Alex tells us about growing up in an orphanage 70 miles outside of Chernobyl, overcoming adversity and reveals his mental approach that helped him become a teaching pro and a scratch player against all odds. Alex’s story is an…

Knoxville golf pro overcomes the odds

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – “Sink, siiink,” Alex Fourie pleaded to the ball as it rolled past the hole on the 18th. He immediately threw his head back, by the time it had returned to its upright position a cheeky smile had made its way across his face. He shrugged then went to retrieve the ball and give…
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