Jacob Tamme's seventh "Swings for Soldiers" a success

07/18/2016 08:00 PM

Former UK football player Jacob Tamme hosted his seventh annual “Swings for Soldiers” golf classic this afternoon in Lexington. The event is partnered with Homes for our Troops, a non profit organization that helps build houses for service members who have been severely injured in combat. In total, Swings for Soldiers has raised over $500,000 to help our troops live in specially adapted homes to fit their needs. We caught up with Jacob earlier and he told us why this event means so much to him. Check it out:

For more information, you can visit http://www.swingsforsoldiers.org/.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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