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: http://www.bushcenter.org/military-service-initiative/warrior-open.