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Fun Times at This Weekend's Golf Expos

Find some great deals on golf equipment, win free prizes, and catch up with Global Golf Post at two fun golf events on opposite coasts this weekend. In San Diego, Calif., Golf Fest runs Friday & Saturday, March 14-15, at the Oaks North Golf Course. In Hartford, the Connecticut Golf Show runs Friday through Sunday, March 14-16, at the Connecticut Convention Center.

Global Golf Post will be giving away a Callaway Big Bertha and other prizes at both events, so be sure to stop by and see us!

March 14-15 at Oaks North Golf Course in San Diego
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Check out the latest technology and products in golf including great values on golf clothing, tee times, lessons, golf vacations, and more!

Also just announced: 905 productions will be airing a premiere for the movie “5 Hour Friend” that was filmed in San Diego, starring Tom Sizemore.

Buy your ticket now online for $10 and get $1 off when you click the Facebook icon; children under the age of 10 are admitted free.

What you get for attending:
Certificate for a FREE round of golf (Friday attendees will receive a certificate good for a free round of golf at Twin Oaks Golf Club and Saturday attendees will receive a certificate good for a free round of golf for Temecula Creek Inn Golf Club)
Coupon for a FREE 30-minute lesson by PGA pros, Paul Miernicki and Evan Biundo
First 250 attendees will receive a free two-ball pack of Wilson Staff Duo golf balls each day

The industry’s top vendors will all be present, including Callaway Golf, Titleist, Cleveland/Srixon, Adams, PING, TaylorMade, Nike Golf, Wilson, Mizuno, Cobra and Bridgestone’s #1 ball fitting team!

Golf Fest entertainment is fitting for all ages and skill-level:

  • Trick shot artist Craig “The Outback Golfer” Hocknull, at 1 p.m. each day
  • Volvik $50K putting Challenge
  • Wilson Golf $50k Hole in One Contest
  • Target Hitting Contest sponsored by Sport Clips
  • 6-hole golf loop will be available for juniors and beginners
  • Prizes will include golf vacations featuring a round trip to Maui compliments of Hawaiian Airlines, golf clubs, rounds of golf, and a 3-hour golf lesson from Sean Foley, Tiger Wood’s swing coach, which includes air fare and hotel in Orlando compliments PSP Golf!
  • Corona Light 16oz drafts only $3! and brats in the Corona Light Draft Beer Garden


March 14-16 at the Connecticut Convention Center
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The Connecticut Golf Show has awesome door prizes with lots of freebies and great deals. Activities include:

Chris Cote’s Golf Shop and Testing & Fitting Zone
Want to try before you buy? Check out the latest in club technology from all of the industry’s major manufacturers in Chris Cote’s Testing & Fitting Zone, then walk over to Chris Cote’s on-site retail store to take one home. The 2014 line-up include: Adams, Callaway, Cleveland, Mizuno, Nike, PING, TaylorMade & Titleist.

Harte Infiniti Putting Championship

Test your putting abilities at the exciting Connecticut Golf Show Putting Championship. Sink a putt to win a great prize and gain entry into Sunday’s Grand Championship!

ESPN 97.9 and Wood N Tap Short Game Central

A hugely popular game, Waddell & Reed Short Game Central allows you to chip an Almost Golf Ball into holes of all sizes on the airborne banner. Make it through a hole to win a prize. Prizes include rounds of golf, gift certificates and more!

Waddell & Reed’s Long Drive and Closest to the Pin Challenge Powered By TruGolf

Tee it high and let it fly at the Long Drive Challenge! Test out a new driver and hit it long for your chance to win terrific prizes! With separate divisions for men, women and seniors, and two sessions each day, everyone has a chance to win! Each day of the Show, attendees can compete for prizes competing in the KP Challenge.

Hartford Courant Main Stage

The Main Stage will be a hub of activity all weekend, featuring free seminars on golf instruction, fitness and more.

Michelob Ultra 19th Hole

Relax and enjoy an ice cold drink at the 19th Hole. Watch golf, NCAA basketball and other weekend sports.

PGA Free Lesson Area

Using the latest in technology and teaching techniques, professionals will be giving free lessons all weekend long at the Golf Show. Get tips and tricks from local professionals to help strengthen your golf game.

The First Tee of Connecticut Junior Golf Area
Stop by and inquire about Junior Golf Activities and enjoy some fun and games.

Chip for Fun with Amica!
Chip a ball into one of the targets on this inflatable game and win prizes courtesy of Amica.

Contests & On-Site Drawings
Global Golf Post is giving away a Callaway Big Bertha, Odyssey Versa putter and Callaway balls. There are many other great prizes that you can win at contests at the golf show or through drawings.

St. Fancis Hospital Golf Wellness Zone
Come see the professionals at the St. Francis Hospital Golf Wellness Zone! They’ve got professional advice for keeping healthy and staying in shape so you can maintain and improve your golf game!

Bridgestone Golf Ball Giveaway
Bridgestone Golf will have a major presence on the show floor — not only in the free golf balls given to the first 500 golfers in the door each day, but also in the golf show’s Testing and Fitting Zone — an indoor driving range built right on the show floor — where specially trained reps will conduct custom ball fittings throughout the weekend. Golfers will be able to test various Bridgestone balls to find the precise fit – hard, soft, high-spin, low-spin, etc. – to their swing, all for no additional cost!


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