2006 Fall: Did not participate in any tournaments during the fall season. 2006 Spring: Played in one tournament, the Santa Anita/North Texas Classic and produced a finish of 53rd.
2005 Fall: Participated in three tournaments and ended the fall with a 75.2 stroke average ... Had an even par 72 at the Sam Hall Invitational which was his top round ... Finished 37th at the Reynolds Plantation Classic.
Central Alabama CC: Did not play much as a freshman due to a broken hand and a case of mono ... As a sophomore, Bright had a stroke average of 73.2 and was named to three all-tournament teams ... Tied for second at the Faulkner State CC Invitational and was sixth at the Brevard CC Invitational.
High School: Lettered four years in golf at Albertville High School while also earning a letter in basketball ... Earned team MVP honors and was a two-time winner of the most improved award ... Named to numerous all-tournament teams during his prep career ... Was a two-time all-county selection ... Listed in Who's Who and was on the "A" honor roll ... Played golf for coach Bob Duke.
Personal: Derrick is majoring in plant and soil science ... born on July 1, 1985 ... son of Elton and Rhonda Bright.