Bannister Family House 21st Annual Golf Tournament & Helicopter Ball Drop

Helicopter Ball Drop Fundraiser

Buy golf balls for a chance to win up to $5,000!
$20 per golf ball OR 6 for $100

Buckets of pre-sold numbered balls will be dropped from a helicopter hovering over the 18th fairway at the San Diego Country Club on April 28, 2014. The first ball in the hole, or closest, wins its owner a cash prize.

Purchase Golf Balls and read raffle rules

Watch the 2013 Helicopter Ball Drop

Monday, April 28, 2014
San Diego Country Club
Shotgun Start - 11:00 a.m.
Reception, Silent Auction, Helicopter Ball Drop, Dinner & Awards
2014 Sponsor Opportunities


Call 619-543-7977

About the Tournament

The 20th Annual Golf Tournament in 2013 proved to be Bannister Family House's most successful year yet, raising over $150,000!  Monies raised directly benefits the Bannister Family House and its mission to provide a haven of hope and comfort for families supporting a loved one receiving long-term, critical care at the UC San Diego Health System.

Thank you to everyone involved for making this one of our most successful tournaments ever! And a special thank you to our Sponsors:

MASTERS - $25,000 - LM Newman Family Foundation 

EAGLE - $5,000 - Agfa HealthCare Corporation, Axia, Bartell Hotels, Chloe Moore, Dynalectric, Emerald Textiles, Hireground, JoEllen & Lowell Parsons, Kitchell, Otay Mesa Sales, Pacific Ambulance, Rossin Steel Inc., Stericycle, Sycuan Casino, Triage Consulting Group, University, Mechanical Engineering Contractors

BIRDIE - $2,500 - exp, Berg Electric, bkm, Canon Design, Cintas, Clear Channel OutdoorHolly & David Bruce, Mission Linen Supply, Randall Lamb, Roche Diagnostics, SIEMENS, The Raymond Group, US Foods, WAXIE

PAR - $1,500 - OxyHeal Health Group, Pacific Coast Iron

HOLE-IN-ONE - $1,000 - Asbury Steel Construction, Curtis Coleman Co., Ellen & Charles MacVean, Lori Donaldson, South Bay Fence 

HOLE CONTEST - $500 - Michael & Brenda Goldbaum, Gensler, Dr. & Mrs. Robert Meredith 

TEE SPONSOR - $500 - Jimmie L. Rough Family Trust, Judith Pettitt, Michael & Brenda Goldbaum, Neyenesch Printers, Professional Hospital Supply, Inc. 

FRIENDS of BANNISTER FAMILY HOUSE - Bycor, Cubic Corporation, Frank & Sumiyo Kastelic, iNational Closing & Escrow, Reynolds Contracting Inc., Sidney Spector, DDS, The Buonoapane Group, Tom & Dorothy Fortune, We Care Heating & Air

BFH Golf Tournament in the News

About Bannister Family House

The annual expense of running the Bannister Family House is approximately $350,000.
More than 13 departments of UC San Diego Health System refer their patients families to the House, including but not limited to; Trauma, Burn Unit Moores Cancer Center, Transplant Department & Neonatal Intensive Care (NICE). Since its opening in May 1994, more than 3,900 families from 50 states and 24 countries have found solace at the House.

Contact Us

Contributing to the Annual Bannister Family House Golf Tournament is one of the best ways to make a tangible difference in people’s lives. For more information, please contact the Bannister Family House at 619-543-7977 or email Denise Capozzi at

21st Annual Golf Tournament Photos