It's hard to believe, but the 29th Annual West Michigan Golf Show with hundreds of exhibits from courses and resorts to clubs and merchandise, is this weekend in downtown Grand Rapids at DeVos Place. With 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, it's THE place to be for all Michigan golfers.

All of us golfers are chomping at the bit to hit the links, so the golf show is coming at a great time. The show opens today, Friday, Feb.10, 2 pm-9 pm; Saturday, Feb.11, 10 am-7 pm; Sunday, Feb.12, 10 am-5pm at DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, downtown Grand Rapids.

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Tickets are $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.

The best parking is under DeVos Place. Enter off Michigan St NW or Lyon Ave. NW. Also, the Rapid line 11 bus stops in front of DeVos Place

There will be seminars on the Applied Imaging Stage with Bobby Wilson, five-time World Senior Long Drive Champion; Jason Guss, One of Golf Digest’s “America’s Best Young Teachers;” Joe Charles, Treetops Golf Academy; golf fitness & training expert Graham Polakoff, OmniKinetics; and Jeff Caminiti, Head PGA Pro, Maple Hill Golf.

Tonight, Friday, is Ladies Night with special events & goodie bags for the first 500 women, along with the Odawa Casino $10,000 Putting Challenge. And, there will be FREE golf lessons & expanded Club Testing Area.

The Golf Show is sponsored by Treetops Resort, Applied Imaging, Odawa Casino, Golf Association of Michigan, Michigan PGA, and the Ferris State PGM Program.

Some cool for everyone is Saturday morning. To benefit First Tee of W. Michigan, a pancake breakfast for $6/$4 at 9 am-11 am @ Grand Gallery, DeVos Place.