MELBOURNE, FLA. — Tickets are now available for the Florida Tech Sporting Affair’s sixth annual Chopper Dropper, which will take place March 13 at the
Suntree Country Club. The event, part of Sporting Affair XVII, raises money for Florida Institute of Technology athlete scholars.
Exactly 2,000 numbered golf balls will be loaded into a helicopter and dropped near the Suntree Country Club clubhouse. The ball that lands closest to the
pin/flag wins $25,000.
There will be 12 additional cash prizes. The ball landing second closest to the pin wins $10,000; third closest wins $5,000. Also, 10 runner-up prizes of
$1,000 each will be awarded, for a grand total of $50,000 to be given away. All proceeds from the event support athletics scholarships for deserving
Florida Tech student athletes.
Each golf ball sponsor of $50 has a chance at the prizes and may attend the cocktail reception, which includes beer and wine, with a guest. All may watch
the action, starting at 5:30 p.m. that day.
Sporting Affair XVII also includes a golf tournament with a $1 Million Hole-in-One Shootout and, new this year, a tennis tournament. For Chopper Dropper
tickets and for sponsorship and tournament details, log on to: www.chopperdropper.com.
“Sporting Affair offers some exciting, fun events for the community and is our biggest fund raiser for athletic scholarships. The money it raises makes a
very big difference in the ability of many athletes to attend the university,” said John Thomas, director of athletic partnerships.
For more information about Chopper Dropper or Sporting Affair, contact Thomas at (321) 674-6220 or at email@example.com .