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PRESIDENT BUSH TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL WARRIOR OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT

June 15, 2012 3 minute Read by George W. Bush Presidential Center

DALLAS, TX (June 6, 2012) – The George W. Bush Presidential Center today opened applications for the second Warrior Open, a two-day golf tournament featuring members of the U.S. Armed Forces who served their country honorably and were severely wounded during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.    

The Warrior Open is a 36-hole competition at Las Colinas Country Club in the Dallas area on September 24-25, 2012.  The tournament will honor all those who serve and sacrifice to defend the United States of America, and will herald the many organizations that give their time, talents and resources to support the men and women of our military and their families.

Applications for the tournament must be submitted via www.warrioropen.com by July 16, 2012.  To qualify for the Warrior Open, applicants must:

·         Have been seriously injured in the war on terror;

·         Be active-duty, retired, or honorably discharged;

·         Have a verifiable Golf Handicap Index of 20 or less per USGA rules or Modified Temporary Handicap as listedbelow:

o   Play five rounds at one course with another player willing to attest to the validity of the score.

o   Provide the scorecard, signed by the applicant and other player, to the course professional at the end of each round.

o   Course professional will be contacted by Bush Center staff to obtain scores.

·         Be able to provide either a valid and current Uniform Services Identification Card or separation form DD214; and

·         Be able to provide a Certificate of Diagnosis completed by a medical doctor.

The Warrior Open is a program of the George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, which highlights the courage of U.S. military personnel and places an enduring spotlight on the sacrifice troops and their families make for our freedom.

For more information on the tournament, please visit www.warrioropen.com.   For more information on the George W. Bush Presidential Center, please visit www.bushcenter.com or the Bush Center’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TheBushCenter.


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George W. Bush Presidential Center

PRESERVING HISTORY

GEORGE W. BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

As the 13th presidential library, the Bush Library and Museum promotes an understanding of the American presidency, examines the specific time in history during which President Bush served, and provides access to official records and artifacts from the Bush Administration.

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THE GEORGE W. BUSH INSTITUTE

The Bush Institute is an action-oriented, nonpartisan policy organization that cultivates leaders, fosters policies to solve today’s most pressing challenges, and takes action to save and change lives. Our work is inspired by the principles that guide President and Mrs. Bush in public life.

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