Bush Holds Golf Tourney for Wounded Veterans 9/27/13
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Former President George W. Bush is set to give brief
remarks as the first day of competitive play begins at his Warrior Open golf
The first pairing is set to tee off Friday morning in the tournament that
features two dozen wounded combat veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. This is the
third year that the George W. Bush Presidential Center has hosted the two-day
tournament, which will wrap up Saturday.
The tournament being held in the Dallas suburb of Irving included an
additional day of play on Thursday with its first Pro-Am, which featured
professional golfers teaming up with the warriors.
The tournament is part of the George W. Bush Institute's Military Service