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Rock Hill girl, 12, plays on high school golf team – for soldier father killed in Iraq

ROCK HILL, SC The girl, just 12 years old, pulls out the long putter that belonged to her father, and it is almost as tall as she is. The seventh-grader plays golf on the Northwestern High School team with girls five, six years older than her and beats many of those she competes with…

MIND GAMES – JBLM golfers to compete during upcoming Veteran Golfers’ Association tournament in North Carolina

While golf can be one of the most frustrating sports, depending on whether your ball lands in the tall grass, the wrong fairway, a sand trap or in the water, it can also boost one’s self-confidence. Golf helped Derek Williams after the ulna bone in his right forearm was broken in half from an enemy bullet. Ironically, it hit where he had an anti-terrorism tattoo with Uncle Sam…

Nobody deserves a golf trip to Ireland more than these injured military veterans

Army Sergeant John Girouard will remember the date for the rest of his life: June 15, 2011. He was returning from patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan when suddenly and without warning an I.E.D. blast rocked his vehicle. His best friend died in the explosion. Girouard fractured his spine and pelvis, ruptured an ear drum and suffered a traumatic brain injury…

Annapolis veteran driven to succeed at Warrior Open

The last two days of September can’t get here quickly enough for Jack Schumacher. The Annapolis resident is scheduled to play Sept. 29-30 in the Warrior Open, a golf tournament honoring post-9/11 veterans hosted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas…

Atkinson: Vets group using golf to help soothe scars of war

ATKINSON – Brothers in arms back in 2003 on their United States Army tour in Afghanistan, Ken Carson and Matt Dubuc lost touch over the years. “It was nearly a decade, and then of all places, we find each other again on the golf course,” said Carson, a native of East Bridgewater…

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