Firefighters from Sun City West Ladder Co. 102 drop three balls selected as finalists during a ball drop raffle. The owner of the ball closest to a practice green’s hole won a three-day, two-night trip to Hawaii, airfare included. Raffle proceeds benefited Benevilla.
Benevilla President and CEO Michelle Dionisio congratulates John Bridgford, of Phoenix, after he won a ball drop raffle after the John D. Firestone Memorial Golf Classic held at the Briarwood Country Club on Monday.
Ricardo Romero surveys a practice green as spectators watch him prepare for a $5,000 putt. Romero qualified for a chance at winning the cash after placing his ball 30 inches away from the hole in an open contest. He then was given the chance to sink another long-range putt for the money. Romero missed the putt but walked away with a prize for having the closest putt.
Firefighters drop golf balls from atop Sun City West's Ladder 102 during Benevilla's John D. Firestone Memorial Golf Classic at Briarwood Country Club Monday. Balls that made it into the hole were put into a final drop where the closest ball's ticket holder was choosen for a three day, two night trip to Hawaii.
Volunteers measure three balls choosen as finalists during Benevilla's John D. Firestone Memorial Golf Classic ball drop raffle.
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