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New Year’s Day Ball Drop

January 1, 2024 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Child Cancer Fund helicopter ball drop (Photo credit/News4Jax)

Get ready for an unforgettable experience as a helicopter flies over the 14th-hole tee box of Jacksonville Golf and Country Club at 4:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day and drops hundreds of numbered golf balls from the sky.

With a $100 donation, you’ll receive a Child Cancer Fund ball drop golf ball, and have the opportunity to start 2024 with some cash in your pocket, while helping local families. Ball drop proceeds go toward Child Cancer Fund programs to help our families battling a childhood cancer diagnosis.

The golf ball that lands closest to the target pin wins!

First Place Winner Receives $5,000*

Second Place Winner Receives $1,000*

*Prize money is based upon purchase of a minimum of 200 golf balls. If the minimum is not met, the first place prize will be a 50/50 split with the Child Cancer Fund of net proceeds. The second place prize will be $500.

Get your golf balls today for a chance to win. Suggested donation is $100 for one ball, or four balls for $300.  The more balls you get, the better your odds! Share this thrilling event with friends, family, and fellow golf enthusiasts. Each ball will be assigned a number and you will receive a receipt for your donation. You do not need to be present to win.



Thank you for participating! See website for full contest rules. If you have any questions, please email Carol Keirnan at ckeirnan@comcast.net.


January 1, 2024
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Jacksonville Golf and Country Club
3985 Hunt Club Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32224 United States
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