Doctors Amputate Golfer’s Infected Foot And Lower Leg


DONATION AND FEES BROUGHT INTO THE SHELTER. WILSON, WHO MADE $85,000 A YEAR, IS FIRED AND CHARGED WITH THEFT. YOU HAVE TO THINK ABOUT IT LIKE THIS. I HAVE FAMILY. I HAVE MY STUDENTS. I HAVE LIFE. AND CREDIBLE OUTLOOK TONIGHT FROM ONE OF DOCTOR. I HAVE MY FAMILY. I HAVE LIFE. AN INCREDIBLE OUTLOOK FROM A GOLFER WHO IS STAY STAYING POSITIVE AFTER AN AMP NATION. DAN IS LIVE WITH THE STORY. DAN? Reporter: A FEW DIFFERENT TRIPS TO THE HOSPITAL. THE FIRST FOR A SPRAINED ANKLE. THE SECOND, FOR A PAINFUL BLIST OWNER THE SAME FOOPT THIRD, FOR LIFE-SAVING SURGERY. Reporter: IT’S NOT THE GOOD SHOTS THAT MAKE YOU A GOLFER, IT’S LETTING GO OF THE BAD ONES. YOU HAVE TO TAKE A DEEP BREATH AND REALIZE THAT YOU CAN FIX IT. Reporter: 18-YEAR-OLD JOEY GARVER LEARNED IT FROM HIS COACH, JOSE BROWN., WHO O SPOTTED GARVER’S TALENT WHEN HE WAS A BOY. WE HE TAUGHT ME EVERYTHING ABOUT GOLF AND LIFE AS WELL. Reporter: WITH THE LATE E- LIFE LESSON COMING FROM A HOSPITAL BED. THEY SAID SELL WE’LL SAVE WHAT HE CAN. Reporter: BROWN TWISTED HIS ANKLE BUT THEY STAYED OUT ON THE COURSE WORKING. THE SWELLING CAUSED A BLISTER THAT LED TO A STAP WELCOMES INFECTION. I’M JUST HAPPY THEY CAUGHT IT. Reporter: DOCTORS REMOVED BROWN’S LEFT FOOT, CHANGING HIS LIFE IN A MATTER OF HOURS, WITH YOU NOT CHANGING THE REASON HE LIVES IT. THE BIGGEST THING IS SEEING MY STUDENTS SUCCEED OPINION THAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING, SEEING THEM BECOME GOOD PEOPLE. Reporter: ONE SWING AT A TIME. JUST TRY TO MAKE THE NEXT SHOT THE BEST CAN YOU MAKE IT. Reporter: AND LESSONS IN BETWEEN. THINGS WILL GET BETTER. Reporter: BROWN IS RESEARCHING A PROSTHETIC THAT WILL HELP HIM GET BACK ON THE GOLF COURSE TO NOT ONLY PLAY

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