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Warrior Open



Bush Institute Warrior Open at the AT&T Byron Nelson
May 20 - 22, 2018

The Warrior Open will be held May 21-22, 2018, and will immediately follow the Salesmanship Club of Dallas’s AT&T Byron Nelson PGA TOUR event which will be held May 14-20 at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas, Texas.

The Bush Institute’s Warrior Open began in 2011 for United States military personnel seriously wounded or injured since September 11, 2001. Since 2011, more than 140 warriors have participated in the Military Service Initiative’s Team 43 Sports, which include the Warrior Open and the annual W100K bike ride.

The Warrior Open application for warriors is closed for the 2018 Warrior Open. 
To qualify for consideration for the 2019 Warrior Open, applicants must have been injured in post-9/11 service (to include visible and invisible wounds); be active-duty, retired, or honorably discharged; provide a valid GHIN number verifying a Golf Handicap Index of 20 or below; and, submit all application requirements by the deadline.



post-9/11 veterans in the U.S

Meet the Warriors

Find out more about the servicemen and women that have played in the Warrior Open

The Warrior Open

“We will crown a champion. More importantly, we will honor all those who serve and sacrifice to defend our freedom.” – President George W. Bush

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of Americans have little to no understanding of the issues facing our post-9/11 vets

“When you hit a really good shot or drain a long putt, you don’t feel anything except for excitement. You don’t have to think about the pain every day.” –Andrew Bachelder, Previous Warrior Open Participant

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