Press Release

Roster Announced for the 2019 Bush Institute Warrior Open

24 warriors including Medal of Honor recipient selected to participate in golf tournament hosted by President George W. Bush

DALLAS, Texas — Today, the roster was announced for the 2019 Bush Institute Warrior Open, presented by AT&T, a competitive golf tournament that honors post-9/11 U.S. service members seriously wounded or injured since September 11, 2001. The Warrior Open will be held May 5-6, 2019, just before the Salesmanship Club of Dallas’s AT&T Byron Nelson PGA TOUR event held May 8-12 at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas, Texas.

The first day of play, Sunday, May 5, will be an 18-hole competition open only to the 24 warriors selected for this year’s tournament. The second day, Monday, May 6, will be an 18-hole Pro-Am, including PGA TOUR professionals and the warriors.

Warriors selected for the 2019 Warrior Open include:

Staff Sergeant Andrew Bachelder, USMC, from Fort Worth, TX;

Captain Bradley Boone, USA, from New York, NY;

Command Sergeant Major David Dougherty, USA, from Cibolo, TX;

Specialist Douglas Edds, USA, from Leesville, LA;

Captain Nicholas Gernt, USAR, from Attleboro, MA;

Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta, USA, from Windsor, CO;

Specialist Alexander Glenn-Camden, USA, from Temecula, CA;

Sergeant First Class Ian Harding, USA, from Fort Benning, GA;

Chief Warrant Officer Five James Herring, ARNG, from Roanoke Rapids, NC;

Corporal Robert McLean, USA, from Los Altos, CA;

Sergeant William Metcalf III, USMC, from Oceanside, CA;

Sergeant Vernon Mitchell, USA, from Glenwood, IL;

Specialist Anthony Morales, USA, from Bakersfield, CA;

Captain Anthony Odierno, USA, from Old Greenwich, CT;

Sergeant Justin Pullin, USA, from Colorado Springs, CO;

Captain Tyson Quink, USA, from Leesburg, VA;

Sergeant Peter Richert, USA, from Hillsboro, KS;

Sergeant Andrew Smith, USA, from Apison, TN;

Command Sergeant Major Anthony Torres, USA, from San Antonio, TX;

Sergeant First Class Kevin Trzcinski, USA, from Cudjoe Key, FL;

Chief Warrant Officer Four Jared Tuxill, USN, from Virginia Beach, VA;

Sergeant Ben Wilson, USMC, from Southport, NC;

Captain Jerry Woods, USMC, from Mechanicsburg, PA; and

Sergeant Major Robert Young, USMC, from Wylie, TX.

For more information on this year’s Bush Institute Warrior Open at the AT&T Byron Nelson, to follow along during the tournament, or to learn more about the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, please visit: