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

What’s better than a friendly competition to see who the better putter is? Test your long distance putting abilities with 3 attempts at a 60 foot putt for a chance to win a brand new TP Patina Putter from Taylor Made ($259 value).  You could also win $150 gift card from Joe & Leighs, Snell Golf balls, Amstel Light golfnow.com vouchers and rounds of golf.  $5 to play – a portion of the proceeds benefits the Best Buddies Massachusetts Chapter.

Congrats to our 2020 winners!
1st place – Mark Fusco 
2nd place – Ryan McKinnon 
3rd place – Brandon Spiegel 


TruGolf Closest to the Pin Contest

Challenge your friends to a contest of skill, power and form by entering our TruGolf Closest to the Pin Contest. Everyone has a chance! Grand Prize is a new Cobra Speedback driver valued at $449. Other prizes include a $150 gift card from Joe & Leigh’s, sleeves of Snell Golf Balls, Amstel Light golfnow.com coupons, and rounds of golf. $5.00 for 2 balls – a portion of the proceeds benefits Best Buddies Massachusetts Chapter.

Congrats to our 2020 winners!

Men’s Division:
1st place
– Joshua Terry 

2nd place – Kevin Levesque
3rd place – Joel Johnson

Women’s Division:
1st place
– Jaime Mills

2nd place – Anna Zhou
3rd place – Tara Kampfer


SYNLawn New England Short Game Challenge, sponsored by NEWPRO


The best golfers have a great short game.  See how good your short game is on our miniature Par-3 created by SYNLawn New England. Take 3 shots at the green. High score from the weekend wins a new Cleveland Wedge ($150 value) AND $200 Gift Card to Golf Galaxy thanks to NEWPRO. Daily prizes will be awarded as well. $5 to play – a portion of the proceeds benefits Best Buddies Massachusetts Chapter

Congrats to our 2020 winners!
1st place – Margaret Hale
2nd place – John Sneade
3rd place – Ryan Ambrose


Chippo Chipping Challenge

Here at the National Golf Expo, we like to offer real life scenarios that you would find on any golf course… like launching a PVC pipe into Godzilla’s mouth. Come see for yourself and try out your chipping abilities for a chance to win a customized CHIPPO set including balls and carrying case ($300 value).  Your own custom design to show off to friends. Great for golfers of all ages! Daily prizes will be awarded as well. $5 fee to – a portion of the proceeds benefits the Best Buddies Massachusetts Chapter.

Congrats to our 2020 winners!
1st place – Nate Foley
2nd place – Parker Kusek
3rd place – Eric Wales


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, Titleist and TaylorMade. Manufacturer reps will be on hand to demonstrate the latest products.


Putt with Pete

Meet WZLX’s Pete McKenzie on Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 and challenge him to putt.  You could “Fly Like an Eagle” by winning a trip to Myrtle Beach!


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. 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. Check out the full seminar schedule by clicking here, and stay tuned for updates!


New England PGA

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.

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.


Amstel Light Beer Garden

Relax in the Amstel Light Beer Garden.  The lounge will be equipped with Xbox golfing game consoles, and everyone will have the opportunity to win great giveaways all weekend long as they putt for prizes on the putting green courtesy of WEEI.


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!


Your Chance to Win!

Take our on-site survey and you could win a trip for 4 to Sunny Hill Resort & Golf Course in the Great Northern Catskills.  Enjoy 5 days/4 nights with unlimited golfing at either Sunny Hill Resort or Thurnderhart Golf Course, including all meals and resort activities.  Approximate package value: $4,200.