With every swing, these veterans are driving away their combat wounds

When she was tall as a pitching wedge Monica Southall got hooked on golf. “I tried golf a couple of years ago,” said Monica. “It is just amazing to be out here. It is calming serene type environment. I just love it so much.” But not until the 43-year-old picked up a club did she realize how challenging the sport can be. Despite the shanks and slices, the woman from Henrico finds contentment on the course.