UofL WOMEN'S GOLF | Coaching for a Cause

08/17/2016 05:39 PM

Tuesday through Thursday you’ll be able to find the UofL women’s golf coaches out at the UofL golf club, coaching up a storm- without their student-athletes.

16 injured veterans from across the country have been brought to UofL through Team Semper Fi and Team America’s Fund to receive instruction from the Cardinals’ staff.

The Semper Fi Fund provides resources and support for wounded, ill or injured service members and their families.

Through sports, it promotes healing for many of the veterans as part of the “Recovery Through Sport” program. The coaches are teaching them everything from short game, to sand game, full swing and even golfing etiquette.

For the coaches, as well as the veterans, it was a rewarding and unique experience all around.

Lyndsey Gough

Lyndsey is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News. You can catch Lyndsey’s work on Sports Night, the only nightly show dedicated to covering everything from high school to college sports in Kentucky. She loves covering all sports but it’s the personal stories that really stand out to Lyndsey, like the story of a community coming together to remember high school track start Trinity Gay who was killed. Lyndsey came to Spectrum News from WBKO in Bowling Green where she was an Anchor, Reporter and Producer covering news and sports. She’s a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of UK. Sports Night airs at 6:30 and 10:30 weeknights on Spectrum News. If you have a story idea for Lyndsey email her at Lyndsey.gough@charter.com.


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