Bright’s Creek raises $15,000 for military veterans’ families

Published 10:00 pm Monday, September 28, 2015

Bright’s Creek, a private residential golf and sporting club community in Mill Spring, North Carolina, hosted a 24-hour GolfAthon and Patriot Golf Day Tournament, benefiting the families of those killed or disabled in service to the United States.

The funds raised over Labor Day weekend will go to the Folds of Honor Foundation, which provides scholarships and assistance to the spouses and children of these heroes.

Bright’s Creek’s Director of Golf Brian Stewart led the charitable campaign and played 20 rounds of golf—an impressive 360 holes—during the 24-hour charity GolfAthon. During the daylight hours, Bright’s Creek members, residents, guests and employees joined Stewart in playing the world-class, Tom Fazio golf course.

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“The least we can do is come together over Labor Day weekend to support such a noble cause. Patriot Golf Day is the perfect opportunity for our members and guests to enjoy their holiday weekend at Bright’s Creek golf club but at the same time give back to those who have fought for our freedom,” said Stewart. “We hope to carry on this tradition for a long time and continue to watch the event grow.”

Bright’s Creek invited members, guests and employees to get involved by pledging donations, as well as by requesting donations from their own friends and families to support them in playing as many holes as possible during the GolfAthon. With Patriot Golf Day kicking off and closing with cookouts at the Bright’s Creek Grill, proceeds from the meals will also be donated to the Folds of Honor Foundation.

Donations will continue to be collected through Sept. 30 and can be made at To learn more about the Folds of Honor Foundation, please visit

– Submitted by Valerie Miller