Golfers tee-up for wounded vets

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WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles

SPRINGBORO, Ohio (WDTN) – Golfers hit the links in support our U.S. military members injured in the line of duty.

More than 100 golf tournaments were held Monday across the country to benefit Wounded Warrior Project.

One of the fundraisers was held at Heatherwood Golf Club in Springboro.

“We’ve got a gentleman who was over the gulf war and I’ve got two boys who are in,” said golfer Jack Risher. “We just feel this is something we need to give back. its an awesome event.”

This year more than $570,000 was raised nationwide.

About $15,000 of that came from Heatherwood. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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