What: 30th Annual West Michigan Golf Show is winter’s best antidote 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 golfer might win $25,000!
When: Friday, Feb. 9, 2 pm-9 pm; Saturday, Feb.10, 10 am-6 pm; Sunday, Feb.11, 10 am-4 pm
Where: DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, downtown Grand Rapids
Tickets: $10 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-14; children 5 & under free. A multi-day ticket for all 3 days is $15 and a twilight rate ticket is $7 for adults for the last two hours of the show each day. Tickets available now online at www.WestMichiganGolfShow.com or at DeVos Place Box Office during show hours.
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: Meg Mallon, World Golf Hall of Fame member & 18-time LPGA winner; Alison Curdt, PGA Master Professional, trained clinical psychology; and Jeff Caminiti, Maple Hill Golf; Ian Hughes, GolfTEC; Jason Guss, Golf Digest “Best Young Teacher”; Patti Butcher, Golf Channel Academy; Joe Charles, Treetops.
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: Sunday is Junior Day: 14 yrs and younger admitted free and first 100 get a new hat.
Show charities: Patriot Golf Day, Folds of Honor, First Tee of W. Michigan.
Info: Produced by ShowSpan Inc., 800-328-6550, www.westmichigangolfshow.com