Ohio National Guard News

Military Appreciation Day at the 2012 Memorial Tournament

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PGA Tour legend Jack Nicklaus (left) hosts Military Appreciation Day May 30, 2012, during The Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Military service members from all branches, including Maj. Gen. Deborah A. Ashenhurst (center), Ohio adjutant general, and several other Ohio National Guard members, were honored at a luncheon where they had the opportunity to meet Nicklaus and fellow golf legend Tom Watson, the 2012 Memorial Tournament honoree.

Participants in the military golf clinic pose for a photo with PGA Tour pros Pat Perez and James Driscoll.

A joint color guard stands at parade rest before The 2012 Memorial Tournament Honoree Ceremony for former PGA player and two-time tournament winner Tom Watson.

Ohio Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Nicholas Pavlik was given a TaylorMade R11 driver and received golf advice from PGA Tour pros James Driscoll (left) and Pat Perez.

PGA Tour pro James Driscoll launches a shot during the military golf clinic.

PGA Tour legends Jack Nicklaus (left) and Tom Watson (right) pose for a photo with Brig. Gen. Mark E. Bartman (second from left), Ohio assistant adjutant for Air, Maj. Gen. Deborah A. Ashenhust, Ohio adjutant general, and Brig. Gen. John C. Harris Jr., Ohio assistant adjutant for Army.