Make-A-Wish Grants Boys’ Backyard Golf Dream

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DES MOINES, Iowa  --  A metro boy who discovered a love of golf due to a heart condition now has a world class place to practice his putting ... in his own backyard.

His name is Jaxson.  He suffers from a condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.  It keeps him from participating in contact sports but not golf.

This week the Make-A-Wish Foundation surprised Jaxson with a new addition to his backyard, a custom putting green.  Jaxson and his friends and neighbors didn't waste any time christening the green.

The putting green wasn't the only surprise.  Jaxson also got a Masters flag signed by Iowan Zach Johnson and a special video message from Johnson.