The 2012 Journal News Golf Show, featuring great merchandise, free lessons and tips from the pros, prizes and much more, will tee off on Saturday and Sunday, March 10 and 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.
Visit the lower Hudson Valley’s only golf show and discover Golf Westchester’s six challenging 18-hole golf courses. Stop by the Golf Westchester booth and fill out an entry form for free prizes and automatically receive a coupon for a “2 Fore 1” golf round on county courses during the first month of the season. Restrictions apply. Pros will give swing tips and sell merchandise. Golf gift cards and County Park Passes will be on sale as well.
The county golf courses are Mohansic in Yorktown Heights; Maple Moor in White Plains; Saxon Woods in Scarsdale; Hudson Hills in Ossining; and Dunwoodie and Sprain Lake, both in Yonkers
The Golf Show will also feature the Metropolitan Golf Association’s “Let’s Talk Golf” stage, offering hourly talks and demonstrations including expert tips from the “putting doctor” and short lessons on chipping and putting. Golfers can practice putting on the green provided by Armonk’s Home Green Advantage.
The Executive Women’s Golf Association will offer free lessons specifically tailored for women.
Planning a golf vacation? Golf resorts and courses from Bermuda to Ocean City, Maryland, to Binghamton and the Hudson Valley will be represented. The Golf Show will also feature manufacturers demonstrating their new 2012 products.
Hourly prizes include gift certificates and golf-related merchandise. Plus there will be a putting contest to benefit the MGA foundation. Make the 50-foot putt and win a free round of golf and two-pack of Bridgestone balls, while supplies last.
Admission is $9; seniors $8; free for children under 12. Parking is $5. Look in The Journal News and LoHud.com for “dollar-off” admission and parking coupons. Paid admissions receive a coupon for a free small bucket of balls at Fairview Golf Center in Elmsford.
The show is sponsored by Westchester County Parks, The Journal News LoHud.com, Home Green Advantage, Fairview Golf Center, WFAS radio, News 12 Westchester, Entergy, FIOS, and the Metropolitan Golf Association.
The Westchester County Center is located at 198 Central Park Avenue in White Plains.
Go to golf.westchestergov.com for information; vendors can e-mail [email protected].