The Pros, as a team, played 508 holes of golf on the Nicklaus Course rotating their time between the Ocean, Marsh and the Pines.
Country Club of Landfall, Wilmington, N.C., golf professionals raised over $21,000 through a marathon day of golf in honor of Patriot Golf Day and the Folds of Honor Foundation.
Patriot Golf Day is a national, annual golf event supported by the PGA that takes place during Labor Day weekend to fundraise for educational scholarships for spouses and children of military families who have been wounded or killed in action.
CC of Landfall golf professionals, as a team played 508 holes of golf on the Nicklaus Course rotating their time between the Ocean, Marsh and the Pines. Each professional would tie a red, white or blue ribbon on the tee flags upon concluding the hole.
“It was inspiring to tie the ribbons on the tee flags after finishing each hole and a great reminder of what we were accomplishing as a team and a club.” said Head PGA Professional Sara Bush, “We set out to create an event to draw our members in to Patriot Golf Day and watching them follow along as we played and the significant dollars we raised, I think we all can be proud of what we achieved.” The flagsticks from Patriot Golf Day are currently flying on all Par 3’s on the Nicklaus Course.
Over 185 members pledged their golf professionals and each professional played their promised amount. “After playing 108 holes in one day, I definitely feel I have earned some bragging rights amongst the staff here,” said Golf Professional Trey Howell, “but truthfully, it was just a fun day with our club members and my fellow team of golf professionals to celebrate a great organization. I would do it all over again today if I could.”
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