Wounded Warrior Project Scholarship Awarded by College of Golf

Wounded Warrior Project ScholarshipLt. Colonel Terrence Flynn is the recipient of the 2012 – 4th Quarter College of Golf/ Wounded Warriors Project 100% tuition scholarship and started with the November 19, 2012 class.

Colonel Flynn been married to his wife Karen for 38 years and has two daughters, Erin 29 and Erica 27. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Physical Education from Yankton College in Nebraska as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Creighton University in Nebraska.

Colonel Flynn joined the United States Army in 1989 and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant, Army Nurse Corp Officer. During his active duty years he served overseas in Costa Rica, South Korea and in Baghdad, Iraq for 11 months during 2005-2006 with the 10th Combat Support Hospital where he sustained injuries.

After a period of rehabilitation that included the Wounded Warriors Golf Rehabilitation Program, Colonel Flynn was assigned to the Army Medical Department Center and School in Fort Sam Huston, TX where he was the Department Head of both the Training Support Department and Academic Support Department. Colonel Flynn was eventually assigned to Fort Riley Kansas and retired in 2011 at the same base that he started his military career.

Colonel Flynn was introduced to Golf at a young age by his father but did not play much until he was teaching High School in 1983 and was tapped to be the school Golf Team Coach which he would continue for 5 years. From that time forward golf became a significant part of his life. At home in Nebraska he is a member of the Fall City Golf Board of Directors and is on staff with the Veterans Voice organization that hosts golf tournaments in support of Veterans. Colonel Flynn hopes to use his education at the College of Golf to teach the game as well as work in management and promotion of national events in support of veterans and wounded warriors.