PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Portsmouth Gridiron Club will once again hold its annual Helicopter Golf Ball Drop fundraiser. Tickets are now available!
The Helicopter Golf Ball Drop will be held before the first home game of the season on Friday, Sept. 29, at 5:30 p.m. at the Portsmouth High School football field.
Tickets are now on sale and available from football players. Tickets are also available to purchase at Clements’ Marketplace, Century 21 Portsmouth, West Main Pizza, Domina’s Agway, and on the Portsmouth Patriots Football website.
Participants can purchase 1 golf ball for $15, or 2 or more balls for $10 each. Winners do not need to be present.
“Help Support PHS Football,” according to the Portsmouth Patriots Football website. “The Helicopter Golf Ball Drop is one of the biggest fundraisers for the Portsmouth High School Football Organization.
“(Approximately) 3,000 Numbered golf balls will be dropped from a helicopter over the field before the first home game on September 29th! The closest ball to the pin wins $1,000!”
The closest ball to the target wins. Prizes are $1,000 for first place; $500 for second place; $250 for third to fifth place; and $100 for sixth to twelfth place.