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Dragon Fan Attempts Field Goal for New Car From Park Place Grapevine Dealerships

Nov 30, 2016 07:10AM ● By Audrey Sellers

(From left): Dorian Jimenez, Park Place Lexus Grapevine New Car Sales Manager; contestant Darren Estrige; #88 Southlake-Carroll Kicker Kole Ramage; and Park Place Lexus Grapevine General Manager Matt Woolsey

One lucky Dragon fan had an opportunity to win a dream car at the November 4 game at Dragon Stadium. Darren Estrige was chosen at random from entries received to attempt to kick a 50-yard field goal during halftime at the Southlake vs. Hebron football game. The prize? A 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 or a 2017 Lexus NX 200t from Park Place Lexus and Park Place Motorcars Grapevine.  

Though his kick came up short, fans still had a great time cheering him on. “We’ve sponsored the field goal attempt the past several years,” said Matt Woolsey, general manager of Park Place Lexus Grapevine, via press release. “We’re always rooting for the contestant to make it. We’d love nothing more than to see them drive away in a new Park Place Lexus or Mercedes. Maybe next year.”

Born and raised in Southlake, Woolsey is a 1992 Carroll graduate. He currently serves on the Southlake Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is a 2015-2016 graduate of the Chamber’s Leadership Course.

Located at 901 Highway 114 East, Park Place Lexus Grapevine is the only automobile dealership to ever win the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The award is the only formal recognition of performance excellence of both public and private U.S. organizations given by the President of the United States. The dealership has also been recognized as an elite of Lexus Dealer 16 years in a row, and received a No. 1 national ranking in customer satisfaction.

Park Place Motorcars Grapevine, located at 1300 Texan Trail off Highway 114, has won multiple Mercedes-Benz “Best of the Best” awards for outstanding sales, service and customer satisfaction, placing it among the top 20 percent of 345 Mercedes-Benz dealers nationwide.

Park Place Dealerships has been named one of the “Top 100 Places to Work” by the Dallas Morning News for four consecutive years and ranked fourth in the large company category for Dallas-Fort Worth corporations.

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