The Washington Golf and Travel Show at the Dulles Expo Center is the perfect opportunity for golf fans to find the best deals and enjoy indoor activities.As most DMV area golf fanatics can't wait for warmer temperatures to arrive, the annual Washington Golf and Travel Show is an ideal opportunity to get in on some great deals on all the latest clubs, equipment, accessories, travel packages, and more. However, the show, which is held each year in February, is more than just a chance to purchase top-of-the-line equipment, clothes, and accessories directly from industry representatives at the lowest prices. The expo also features an indoor demo range, contests, celebrities, and free instruction by certified PGA professionals. WHEN: Friday, Feb. 2, to Sun., Feb. 4 | Fri.: 2–8 p.m. | Sat.: 10–6 p.m. | Sun.: 10–4 p.m. WHERE: Dulles Expo Center | South Hall | Chantilly, Virginia TICKETS: Adults -- $10 in advance, $12 at the door (cash only) | Kids under 12 -- FREE | Purchase here [caption id="attachment_7432" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Courtesy of Washington Golf and Travel Show[/caption]
Each paid ticket comes with a one-year subscription to Golf Magazine! And ladies can get free admission between 5 and 8 p.m. on Friday night, for Ladies Night. In addition to access to amazing deals on all things golf-related, patrons can also purchase a $15 activities wristband which allows unlimited participation in competitions like the Long Drive Championship, the Long Putt Challenge, and the Hole-in-One Contest, all of which feature amazing prizes. The wristband also provides access to the Manufacturer’s Demo driving range, where all the latest new clubs can be tested out. [caption id="attachment_7428" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Courtesy of Washington Golf and Travel Show[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7429" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Courtesy of Washington Golf and Travel Show[/caption] The Washington Golf and Travel Show is also a learning opportunity as patrons are offered free one-on-one golf lessons with local PGA golf professionals. There also will be presentations on the celebrity stage which will include instructional seminars as well as long drive exhibitions and trick shot artists. This year’s featured celebrity is Michael Breed, who golf fans know as the host of the Golf Channel’s instructional show “The Golf Fix” and SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio “A New Breed of Golf.” Also making an appearance will be Brian Pavlet, who won the National Long Drive Championship in 1993 and has since remained among the top-ranked long drive contestants in the world. Pavlet will be on site all three days of the show, while Breed will be appearing on Saturday. For more information about The Washington Golf and Travel Show, visit the event’s website.