ELLICOTTVILLE - A fun-filled day of free golf activities will be held during Play Golf America Day at Holiday on Sunday.
Created to showcase the game of golf in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, Play Golf America Day is presented by Holiday Valley Resort. The timing is perfect for families who want to enjoy an activity together on Father's Day. All ages and all skill levels can enjoy Play Golf America.
Holiday Valley's event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the practice facility and driving range. Highlights of the Play Golf America Day include free equipment testing and free instruction. Lessons will be conducted from noon to 2 p.m. by three Western New York section PGA Professionals, one LPGA Professional and one GAA professional and are available for all ages and skill levels. Instruction topics include First Swing Clinics for beginners, 10-minute tune-ups on woods, irons, chipping, pitching and putting and demonstrations on all facets of the game.
Several of the golf industry's leading equipment manufacturers, including Callaway and Nike, will be on site to provide hands-on testing of the hottest products on the market today. Attendees will be able to test drivers on the range, wedges at the chipping area and putters on the practice green. Representatives from Callaway and Nike will be on hand to provide club fitting and product insight. Prizes will be awarded and registered attendees will receive a coupon for a discount at the Holiday Valley Golf Shop, plus a followup three-lesson package offer for $99.
Top-level golf instructors include Steve Carney and Kyle Benish from Holiday Valley Resort, Cindy Miller from Wehrle Golf Dome, Jim Barillo, PGA senior professional, and James Arbogast, instructor at the Phil Ritson/ Mel Sole Golf School at Holiday Valley.
New this year is the "Big Break" skills challenge, as seen on the Golf Channel. This contest is free and open to all from noon to 3 p.m. at the practice Facility. Challenges will include "Over the Wall,""Break the Glass," and a putting challenge.
For further information, contact marketing director Jane Eshbaugh at 699-3904 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.