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CANCELLED – Live Helicopter Ball Drop at Tyoga Golf Course – CANCELLED
September 9, 2023 at 6:00 pm$100
At approximately 6pm on Saturday, Sept. 9, a helicopter will drop golf balls on the 18th hole at the Tyoga Golf Course at 759 Route 660, Wellsboro. The ticket holder for the ball landing closest to the hole will win $5,000 and a $500 bonus if he or she is present for the ball drop. The person whose ball drops second closest to the hole will win $1,000 and the one whose ball lands third closest will win $500. There will also be a prize of $250 for the person whose ball lands furthest from the hole. Activities surrounding this event will begin at 4pm at the Tyoga Golf Course with live music and corn hole, Frisbee and other games for kids and adults to play. Those who want to eat at the Tyoga Bar & Grill can choose items that will be available and dine in the restaurant or on the patio. On the menu are: wings, burgers, and a 12-ounce Delmonico with sides. For tickets, stop in at the Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce office at 114 Main Street in Wellsboro weekdays between 8:30am and 4pm; at the Tyoga Golf Course’s Tyoga Bar & Grill restaurant between 10:30am and 6pm daily or at the Tyoga Pro Shop between 7am and 7pm daily. Golf ball drop tickets are $100 each with a maximum of 400 available for purchase. Proceeds from the Ball Drop will benefit Tyoga Inc. and the Wellsboro Foundation, which supports the Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival.