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Golf's Wounded Warriors

Updated 1419 GMT (2219 HKT) August 8, 2014
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Norbie Lara lost his right arm while serving in Iraq in 2004 but found inspiration from the Wounded Warrior project to take up golf. He regularly breaks 100 for 18 holes. Courtesy Norbie Lara
Lara was proud to serve his country as an Army Sergeant 1st Class but now works full-time for the Wounded Warrior project. courtesy: michael clements
Former Staff Sergeant Jeremiah Pauley suffered serious injuries to his right arm while serving in Iraq in 2006 and found support from Lara when he first came into contact with the Wounded Warrior project. He is also a keen golfer. courtesy: michael clements
Disability has proved no handicap for many Wounded Warrior golfers, who will compete during the World's Biggest Golf Outing. Courtesy: Michael Clements
Veterans with disabilities have taken to golf as a recreational exercise and many compete in the World's Largest Golf Outing. Courtesy Michael Clements
WLGO competitors pay a standard green fee and $10 donation to Wounded Warriors, and get to play prestigious courses. Courtesy Michael Clements
Peter Hill, CEO of Billy Casper Golf, presents a check to the Wounded Warrior Project for funds raised by the WLGO, which this year takes place at over 150 U.S. courses. Courtesy Michael Clements