Ben Silverman wins closest-to-the-pin contest on 16th Hole; new Ford vehicle for himself and 100 Club of Arizona

(L to R):  Tim Hovik, president of Arizona Ford Dealers; Ben Silverman, PGA TOUR professional and winner of the 2018 Ford Expedition; Angela Harrolle, CEO of 100 Club of Arizona; and Brandon Bell of The Thunderbirds.

PGA TOUR player Ben Silverman shot the combined closest-to-the-pin distances (15’ – 8”) at the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course 16th Hole after the first two rounds of the 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open and was declared the winner of the “Ford Drive for your Ride” contest, winning a new Ford Expedition for himself and another 2018 vehicle for the 100 Club of Arizona. 

“As the official vehicle of the WMPO we were looking for ways to heighten the excitement at 16 while also benefitting a deserving non-profit organization,” said Tim Hovik, president of the Desert Ford Dealers. “We are thrilled that both Ben and 100 Club of Arizona will drive away in new Ford vehicles.” 

 “What an incredible gift to our organization. The Silverman’s shared with me that they researched and chose the 100 Club of Arizona to play for, knowing that we would in turn continue our support of public safety, and we couldn’t be more thrilled,” said Angela Harrolle, CEO & President of the 100 Club of Arizona.” 

“Morgan and I are so excited to win the Expedition and it will be a great family car for us,” said first-year professional, Ben Silverman.