GAM-Sponsored West Michigan Golf Show This Weekend in Grand Rapids

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 Grand Rapids

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 Place.

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

 

 
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