“It means everything,” said Bachelder of Fort Worth. “It’s everything I’ve been striving for since my injury. Through the support of my wife and family, everything I’ve [worked] for the last three years is winning this golf tournament.”
Veterans, pro golfers and a former president wrapped up a two-day golf tournament Wednesday in Irving. The fifth annual Warrior Open, hosted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center, hopes to help wounded servicemen heal through sport.
The George W. Bush Institute’s health initiative to fight cervical and breast cancer in Africa is becoming an independent nonprofit, the former president said Tuesday. The hope, he said, is that the change will allow Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon to spread across the globe.
“It was so moving, so powerful, that it lifted our nation,” sportscaster Jim Gray said Sunday night. “What President Bush told us without uttering a single word, was that we could once again attempt to carry on our lives. ... What an amazing symbol it was.”