Friday - Saturday, March 7 & 8, 2014, 9am-4pm
Clubs are NOT ALLOWED to be brought into Golfest.

Sponsors

Activities

  • Try and buy the latest golf equipment
  • Receive special Golfest-only pricing on select golf brands
  • Win great golf prizes at the CenturyLink/Prism Short Game Challenge
  • Play the Columbia Par Car $1 Million Hole-In-One Challenge
  • Play the daily Sleekline Enclosure Putting Contests to win great prizes
  • Visit the Florida Hospital tent featuring Healthy 100 demos, physician lectures, screenings, games prizes & valuable health information. See below for schedules.
  • At the BOOST tent: get free samples from their line of nutritional products, coupons as well as nutrition advice from a registered dietician. Stop by for Nutrition Seminars at 10 am, 12 pm & 2 pm.

PRIZE GIVEAWAYS

FREE BALLS to the first 2,000 patrons who sign up for daily prizes

TICKET GIVEAWAYS
  • Bay Hill Invitational
  • PGA Championship
  • Tiger Woods World Challenge
  • TOUR Championship
PRIZE DRAWINGS
  • Rounds of golf
  • Stay-and-play packages
  • Golf accessories
  • and much more!
GOLFEST SUPERSTORE
  • Receive special Golfest-only pricing on select golf brands
  • Where you'll find the best deals in town on top brands of golf shoes, apparel, gloves and more.
  • Company representatives will be on hand to enhance your shopping experience.
  • Featuring: Golf Buddy, Adidas, FootJoy, Bionic Glove, Ashworth, Club Crown, New Balance, Bushnell and much, much more!

ENTERTAINMENT

…on The Villages Regional Hospital Stage

FRIDAY: 3rd Annual Golf Entertainer of the Year Contest
  • 10 am: Rocky “Rockstar” Shipes with Golf’s Most Entertaining & Athletic Show
  • 11:30 am: Josh Olson, Golf Entertainer and Long Drive Champion
  • 1 pm: Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk, 7-time Canadian Long Drive Champion
  • 2:30 pm: Ben Witter, Power Golf Trick Shot Artist and 2012 Villages Golf Entertainer of the Year
SATURDAY: “Improve Your Game” Clinics by The Villages Golf Academy PGA Instructors
  • 9:30 am - 10 am: Power - Rob Shaffer, PGA-VGA
  • 10:30 am - 11am: Direction Control - Maria Brooks, LPGA-VGA
  • 11:15 am - 11:45 am: Swingmodel - Joey Hidock, PGA-VGA
  • 12:15 am – 12:45 pm: Club-Fitting - Bob Intrieri, PGA-VGA
  • 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Improving Your Practice Sessions - Craig Griffin, PGA-VGA
  • 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm: Golf Swing Myths - Wade Martin, PGA-VGA
  • 3 pm – 3:30 pm: See It, Feel It, Trust It - Tom Talbott, PGA-VGA
Schedule and entertainers subject to change.

PHYSICIAN'S LECTURES & HEALTH SCREENINGS at the Florida Hospital Wellness Tent

First 40 attendees at each lecture receives a free giveaway!

FRIDAY, March 7
  • 9 am: Colon Cancer Polyps and Prevention by Illan Ahorani, MD
  • 11 am – 1 pm: Skin Cancer Screenings with Raj Kotak, MD
  • 1 pm: Hidden Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight by Gitanjali Srivastava, MD
  • 2 pm: Golf and Your Spine: How to Improve Both at the Same Time by Chetal Patel, MD, Medical Director of the Spine Health Institute 
  • 3 pm: Don't Let Knee Pain Interfere With Your Golf Game by John Radnothy, MD

SATURDAY, March 8
  • 9 am: GERD: The Link Between Heartburn and Cancer by Irteza Inayat, MD
  • 10 am: Heart Healthy Living: Don’t Let Leg Pain Fool You! By David Varnagy, MD
  • 11 am: What’s new in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment by Richard Pratley, MD
  • 1 pm: Women’s Health: Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of, Could It Be Ovarian Cancer? By Denise Cochran, MSN, ARNP-BC 

Admissions

ADVANCE Ticket Sales: $8 in advance at all GOLF FACILITIES AT THE VILLAGES beginning Feb. 25th. Call (352) 753-5155 for details. Kids 16 and under are free.

DAY OF GOLFEST Ticket Sales:  $10 per day / Kids 16 and under-FREE

FREE PARKING

Directions

Polo Fields, The Villages: 703 N. Buena Vista Blvd. The Villages, FL 32162

From Orlando
  • Take 408 West to Fla Turnpike north to Wildwood Exit 304 
  • Turn right onto 301 N to CR 466  (NOTE: you will pass CR 466A about 3 miles prior to CR 466)
  • Turn right on 466 for 2 miles to Buena Vista Blvd and turn left. The Polo Club is .5 miles on the right
From North of The Villages
  • Drive south on 1-75 to Exit 329 for SR 44 and Wildwood. Exit left onto SR 44, head east to US 301.
  • Turn left on US 301 North to CR 466  (NOTE: you will pass CR 466A about 3 miles prior to CR 466)
  • Make right on CR 466 for 2 miles to Buena Vista Blvd and turn left. The Polo Club is .5 miles on the right
From Orlando International Airport
  • Exit the airport, follow signs to the Beeline Expressway/SR 528. Take the Beeline/SR 528 West to the Florida Turnpike (1st exit after toll booths)
  • Take the Florida Turnpike north to Wildwood Exit 304 for US 301 North
  • Turn right on US 301 to CR 466 (NOTE: you will pass CR 466A about 3 miles prior to CR 466)
  • Turn right on CR 466 for 2 miles to Buena Vista Blvd and turn left. The Polo Club is .5 miles on the right
FROM TAMPA
  • I-75 north to Wildwood exit 329
  • Go east on 44 to US 301 North (NOTE: you will pass CR 466A about3 miles prior to CR 466)
  • Turn right on CR 466 for 2 miles to Buena Vista Blvd and turn left. The Polo Club is .5 miles on the right
From Tampa International Airport
  • Exit the airport follow signs to 1-275 north and to I-75 north
  • Drive north on I-75 to Wildwood Exit 329 for SR 44
  • Turn right onto SR 44, head east to US 301
  • Turn left on US 301, head north to CR 466 (NOTE: you will pass CR 466A about3 miles prior to CR 466)
  • Turn right on CR 466 for 2 miles to Buena Vista Blvd and turn left. The Polo Club is .5 miles on the right

GOLF COMPANIES

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Clearview Putters
Cobra Puma
Cure Putters
Ember Exotic Wood Putters
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Mizuno
Naples Bay
Nike
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Palmbird Putter Grips
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