AT A GLANCE
What: 31st Annual West Michigan Golf Show is winter’s
first sign of spring with hundreds of exhibits from courses and resorts to
clubs and merchandise. Also, fabulous door prizes, free golf lessons, clinics,
and the Treetops Par-3 Challenge (actual golf hole inside!) where one lucky
swinger might win $25,000!
When: Friday, Feb. 8, 2 pm-9 pm; Saturday, Feb.9, 10
am-6 pm; Sunday, Feb.10, 10 am-4 pm
Where: DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, downtown
Tickets: $10 online for adults and $12 at the door.
Twilight adult rate is $8 at the door for the last 2 hours of the show. Juniors
14 & under are FREE. Tickets available now online at www.WestMichiganGolfShow.com
or at DeVos Place Box Office during show hours. New this year: Admission
price is good for the entire run of the show with wristband given out the show.
Parking: Best parking is under DeVos Place. Enter off
Michigan St NW or Lyon Ave NW. The Rapid line 11 bus stops in front of DeVos
Seminars: On the Applied Imaging Stage: Chris
O’Connell—teacher to PGA Tour star Matt Kuchar and others—will be giving free
clinics. O’Connell is the co-founder and Director of Instruction at the
Plane Truth Golf Institute in Dallas, TX. Among his many honors, Golf Magazine
includes him in its Top 100 Teachers in America.
Specials: Friday is Ladies Night with special events
& giveaways for the first 500 women. The $10,000 Putting Challenge. Free
golf lessons & Trackman Performance Club Fitting.
Sponsors: Treetops Resort, Applied Imaging, Golf
Association of Michigan, Michigan PGA, and the Ferris State PGM Program.
Other: Kids are free all weekend, with special youth
lesson areas. First 100 patrons every day receive free sleeve of golf
balls. Door Prizes awarded every hour.
Show charities: Patriot Golf Day, Folds of Honor,
First Tee of W. Michigan, Make-A-Wish
Info: Produced by ShowSpan Inc., 800-328-6550, www.westmichigangolfshow.com