I think you could definitely say that Glen Tillar of Lufkin, Texas, was excited to drive away the brand-new boat that he won in a recent contest. He was the winner of a new 2022 TRACKER Pro 170 boat through Anheuser Busch’s statewide text-to-win contest.

How do I know he was excited?

The official presentation was supposed to take place at 4:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon with representatives from Brookshire Brothers and Busch Lite. However, Tillar showed up about an hour early at the Frank Street Brookshire Brothers in Lufkin, and because it was such a hot day and Mr. Tillar was eager to claim the boat, authorities rightfully allowed him to hitch up the boat and drive it away.

Tillar said the feeling he had when picking up the boat on Monday was “awesome,” and when asked if he thought he would ever own something like this, he said, “never in a million years. Who would?”

The contest, sponsored by Busch Lite, ran from June 6 to July 11.

“We love working with our incredibly generous vendor partners, like Anheuser Busch, to make days like this possible. Mr. Tillar will really make a statement cruising across Lake Sam Rayburn in his new boat, and we’re thrilled we had a small part in making that happen,” said Melissa Crager, Brookshire Brothers’ Public Relations & Corporate Responsibility Manager.

The custom-wrapped 2022 TRACKER Pro 170, valued at nearly $20,000, was selected by the TRACKER Boating Center in Houston. The TRACKER Pro 170 has plenty of unique features, including elevated bow and aft casting decks with storage below, a Mercury® outboard, Minn Kota® trolling motor and Lowrance® fishfinder, as well as an aerated livewell, VERSATRACK® accessory-mounting channels and more.

“We appreciate the TRACKER Boating Center in Houston for all their help with the promotion as they were valued partners,” said James Hagan of Anheuser Busch. “They have been fantastic through this process.”

Brookshire Brothers/Anheuser Boat Winner


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