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Media Credentialing Open for Bush Center’s 4th Annual Warrior Open

September 24, 2014

DALLAS, Texas

On October 1 and 2, 2014, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will host the 4th annual  Warrior Open, a competitive 36-hole golf tournament that honors post-9/11 U.S. service members wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan.  The tournament, which takes place every fall at Las Colinas Country Club in the Dallas area, also highlights the important role families and caregivers play in the warrior’s rehabilitation and recovery and spotlights organizations that support service members and their families. This year’s two-day tournament will take place on October 1-2, 2014.

The first day of play will be open only to the 21 warriors selected for this year’s tournament. The second day, October 2nd, will include a Pro-Am, including PGA Tour pros and warriors, and will be open to the press.

Media must receive appropriate credentials to cover the event. Media should apply for credentials at http://www.bushcenter.org/newsroom/credentialing-and-coverage by Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5PM CT. You must provide the legal name, date of birth, and social security number of any reporter, photographer or crewmember anticipated to attend the event. Follow-up instructions, including parking information will be sent to credentialed media when registration is closed.

WHAT: The Bush Center’s Warrior Open
WHERE: Las Colinas Country Club - 4400 N O'Connor Rd, Irving, TX 75062
WHEN: Thursday, October 2

6:00 a.m.         Media check-in opens and security sweep

7:30 a.m.         Final media check in for print media

8:00 a.m.         Color Guard Ceremony

                        Star Spangled Banner

                        Remarks by President Bush

1:30 p.m.         Media check in reopens and security sweep

                        2:30 p.m.         Final media check in for print media

                        3:00 p.m.         Closing Ceremony and Winner’s Trophy presentation

***Warriors available for interview immediately following Closing Ceremony***

To get more information on this year’s Warrior Open, follow along during the tournament or learn more about the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, please visit http://www.bushcenter.org/warrioropen