"Swinging for Missions"
“Swinging for Missions” Golf Tournament
Under the direction of Al and Beth Crouse, the golf tournament has experienced eight successful annual tournaments. This is the largest fundraiser for missions and is conducted by the entire church. Our net proceeds since our first tournament in 2008 have exceeded $93,000. At least $72,000 has been profit with 20% going to the following: Our Baptist Men (Harry's Hands), our WMU, Alexander County Baptist Association Disaster Relief, Baptist Men of NC Disaster Relief, and WMU-NC missions.
Committee members are: Al & Beth Crouse, Sandra Smith, Vivia Cline, Virginia Austin, Brenda White, Ella Mae Nichols, Edith Eaker, Gaye Holland, and Lynn Smith. However many people help by securing prizes and goodie bag items, providing desserts, cooking and serving the meal, and participating in other ways. Those who sponsor holes and/or play for the tournament are especially appreciated.
We have a lot of fun as well. Many friendships are formed as teams mingle to play, to eat a delicious home cooked meal, and enjoy the camaraderie. Our tournaments are held in September at the beautiful newly renovated Brushy Mountain Golf Course. We begin registering teams July 1st of each year.