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Bush to host golf tournament for wounded veterans

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former President George W. Bush will participate in the third annual Warrior Open golf tournament.

The George W. Bush Presidential Center is hosting the three-day tournament opening Thursday at the Las Colinas Country Club in northern Irving, just west of Dallas.

The 36-hole tournament will feature 24 wounded combat veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. They’ll play a round Thursday with Bush, pro golfers, celebrities and others before the competition begins in earned Friday.

The tournament is part of the George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative.

 

Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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