The National Golf Expo is the cure for cabin fever! Test the latest clubs from your favorite manufacturers at New England’s largest indoor driving range, get a pre-season tune-up from a PGA pro, try your hand at one or several of our skill contests and get some pointers from our guest speakers at the Seminar & Demonstration Stage! There are events and activities to improve every aspect of your game.

Audi Long Putt Challenge

Are you ready to bring the friendly competition off the course? You could win cash and some awesome prizes by participating in the Audi Long Putt Challenge! You’ll have 3 tries to make a 60′ putt. Sink it for a chance to win a daily prize!  There’s 3 categories: Mens, Ladies, & Juniors (under 12). Fee to play is $5 – a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Best Buddies Massachusetts Chapter.

Congrats to our 2017 winners!

1st place – Lynne Stocks
2nd place – James Delani
3rd place – Ron Savastano

TruGolf Long Drive

Challenge your friends to a contest of skill, power and form by entering our Long Drive Challenge, sponsored by TruGolf. You’ll be hitting at the nation’s most accurate simulator with the most realistic terrain and best capture of your hitting data. Ask your TruGolf rep for a demo and pricing.

Congrats to our 2017 winners!

1st place – Brooks Behling
2nd place – Wilson Kistler
3rd place – Jeff Lindo

1st place (female division) – Sandra Thorbjornsen

Mizuno Chipping Challenge

Show off your short game around the greens! Test your skills on our air target. Practice your pitching, chipping and lob shots.  Win great cash and club prizes including 6 Mizuno S5 Blue Wedges ($139 retail value).  $5 fee to play. Great for adults and kids alike!

Congrats to our 2017 winners!

1st place – Emil Nielsen
2nd place – Parker Kusek
3rd place – Dan Edwards

Cape & Islands 3-Hole Putt Contest

Start long and finish strong!  Test your putting skills!  Best three scores daily in mens, womens and juniors categories win cash and equipment prizes!  $5 fee to play.  Kids play free when no competitions are occurring on the green.

Congrats to our 2017 winners!

1st place – Paul Murphy
2nd place – Adam Marcoulier
3rd place – Lourenco DaSilva

Joe & Leigh’s Demo & Fitting Center

Try before you buy! Hit some balls on one of the largest consumer show indoor club testing and fitting ranges available. Check out the latest club technologies from the biggest industry names and get custom-fitted for clubs by Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra, Mizuno, Wilson, Ping and TaylorMade. Manufacturer reps will be on hand to demonstrate the latest products.

Demos & Seminars

The demonstration stage is the perfect place to pick up that extra tip from the pros to take your game to the next level. We’re especially excited to welcome instructor Tim Kilcoyne, an experienced PGA teaching professional who has served as coach of the women’s golf teams at Boston College and UC Santa Barbara as well as Kay McMahon, LPGA Hall of Fame Instructor, who will be speaking on parenting the junior golfer as well as how to develop a simple, classic swing. Catch a Golf Clinic with Rob “Hardy” Poole, from CBS Radio’s 98.5 the Sports Hub Saturday or Sunday, featuring a panel of his favorite guest pros, instructors and product manufacturers. Work out the kinks in your mental game with golf fitness expert Kaitlyn Sharpless. Check out the full seminar schedule by clicking here, and stay tuned for updates!

New England PGA

Open to juniors and adults, the NEPGA Drive, Chip & Putt Contest allows players to hit shots across 3 different skill areas — Driving, Chipping and Putting.  Participants will hit two drives on the SkyGolf SkyTrak virtual simulator, 3 chips at various targets and 3 putts on the BirdieBall putting green.  Point values are assigned for each shot, and the top 3 finishers each day in the Adult Male, Adult Female and Junior Male & Female divisions will win prizes such as clubs, balls, and memberships to the New England Series and NEPGA Junior Tour.  The cost is $5 per person, and all participants will receive a hat and have the chance to win other Drive, Chip & Putt merchandise.  All proceeds benefit the New England PGA Foundation.
New England PGA professionals will be available for 10 minute tune-ups for $10 per lesson.  Participants will be hitting real golf balls into netting over 40′ away, with access to some of the newest iron technology on the market.  Instruction will be tailored to each individual regardless of skill level, and all proceeds benefit the NEPGA Foundation.  Participants will receive a complimentary hat courtesy of the New England PGA Foundation.
New England PGA professionals will be providing free instruction to junior golfers (age 17 and under).  This area wil be open to juniors of all skill levels for a 10 minute tune-up from a PGA professional, and will have access to traditional golf equipment for more skilled players, or equipment such as SNAG and BirdieBall for beginners.  All participants will receive a complimentary hat courtesy of the New England PGA Foundation.

Great Deals on Merchandise

Our participating retailers offer great deals on merchandise and feature innovative new equipment that you may not traditionally find in your local pro shop. Check them out at the show!