If you're a golfer, you can't wait for the snow to clear so we can hit that little white ball around a golf course.  I can't happen soon enough.

This weekend, you can 'wet your appetite' at the 26th Annual West Michigan Golf Show with hundreds of exhibits from courses and resorts to clubs and merchandise.

There are fabulous door prizes, free golf lessons, clinics, and the Treetops Par-3 Challenge (a real grass golf hole indoors!) where one lucky golfer might win $25,000!

West Michigan Golf Show

The show opens a 2 p.m. this afternoon, and runs to 9 p.m. tonight. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. t0 5 p.m.

Tickets are only $10 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-14; children 5 & under free.
Tickets at the door and online at www.WestMichiganGolfShow.com

The best place to park is under DeVos Place. Enter off Michigan St NW or Lyon Ave. NW. The Rapid line 11 bus stops in front of DeVos Place

Two of today's golf stars will be giving several seminars throughout the Golf Show.   Lou Guzzi, the 2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year and four-time National Senior Long Drive Champion Bobby Wilson, will be there all weekend on the Pfeiffer Lincoln Seminar Stage

Friday is Ladies Night with special events and sweetheart specials for Valentine’s Day. And all weekend: the Odawa $10,000 Putting Challenge—one putter might sink a 50-foot putt for ten grand. Free golf lessons c/o of Boyne Resorts & Michigan Section PGA. And the Bridgestone Ball Fitting Challenge—discover what’s the best golf ball for your game.

Sponsors of the Golf show are Treetops Resort, Pfeiffer Lincoln, Odawa Casino Resort, Golf Association of Michigan, Boyne Resorts, Michigan PGA

They are also introducing the new Local Golf Loyalty Card, free with every admission. Saturday is a special day.  It's to benefit RacingAwareness.com for the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, with a pancake breakfast for $5 at 9 AM in the Grand Gallery. Sunday is “Junior Day” with special clinics and prizes.