Goodyear Blimp Returns For Tiger-Phil Charity Golf Event, With Message Of Thanks For Healthcare Workers

Goodyear Blimp Returns For Tiger-Phil Charity Golf Event, With Message Of Thanks For Healthcare Workers

by Erik Matuszewski
The Goodyear Blimp flies over its hangar in Pompano Beach, Florida. The blimp will make its sporting event return this weekend, but will first send a message of thanks to medical workers. Image courtesy GOODYEAR

The Goodyear Blimp flies over its hangar in Pompano Beach, Florida. The blimp will make its sporting event return this weekend, but will first send a message of thanks to medical workers. Image courtesy GOODYEAR

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The @goodyearblimp is happily flying again, thanking healthcare workers and covering the Champions for Charity golf match at Medalist Golf Club. The event will donate $10 million to #COVID19 relief efforts. https://bit.ly/2zcrSgb by Erik Matuszewski via @Forbes @MedalistGC
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 11:55am

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It isn’t just Tiger and Phil who are returning to action this weekend in the Champions for Charity golf match at Medalist Golf Club. After two months on the sidelines, the Goodyear Blimp GT is also back at a televised sporting event.

The blimp, which has covered more than 2,000 sports and entertainment events, will be overhead providing aerial coverage for the May 24 competition involving four sports legends: Woods and Peyton Manning vs Mickelson and Tom Brady. The event will donate $10 million to COVID-19 relief efforts and is being simulcast by Turner Sports on its TNT, TBS, truTV and HLN networks.

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