Compiled by Steve Breazeale
Sean Lynn, a native of San Juan Capistrano and longtime San Clemente resident, was in the passenger’s seat of his friend’s Jeep, driving through Ocotillo Wells Recreational Park in Borrego Springs last January, when a twist of fate would change his life forever.
The Jeep veered off course and crashed, causing Lynn to suffer a C5 spinal cord injury, confining him to a wheelchair.
Lynn has since undergone countless hours of physical and occupational therapy every week, working to build up his strength, stamina and independence.
When Lynn’s longtime friend Jeremy Conrad of Conrad Realtors learned of the injury, he helped establish the HelpHopeLive for Sean Lynn Golf Tournament, which will be held at the San Clemente Municipal Golf Course Friday, May 29.
Funds raised for the tournament will go towards the Lynn family’s therapy expenses and home renovations.
“The outpouring of support from the citizens of San Clemente never ceases to amaze me,” Lynn said in an email. “I’m truly grateful to everyone that has helped me through this journey. Although it’s not an easy one; my family, the local community and friends like the Conrad’s make it much easier.”
HelpHopeLive is a nonprofit organization that provides community-based fundraising guidance to patients and their families.
Cost per golfer at the tournament will be $125. Cost for a foursome is $450. Entrance into the tournament includes golf, gift bag, prizes, food and drink. There will be an after-golf event hosted at OC Tavern at 5 p.m., which will feature raffle prizes and a silent auction.
To register for the tournament or to donate to Lynn’s cause, visit www.bit.ly/golftournamentseanlynn