By Press Release Submitted to Published Mar 13, 2017 at 4:52 PM

The Greater Milwaukee Golf Show will warm Wisconsin golfers up for the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills by kicking off the golf season at its annual event, March 17-19. Local golfers can prepare for the excitement of the championship in Wisconsin in June, by attending the golf show, which will feature the latest equipment and techniques, education and contests.

Highlights of the Greater Milwaukee Golf Show include the 19th Hole Lounge presented by the 2017 U.S. Open Championship, GolfTEC Lesson Zone, Lexus Hole In One Challenge with chance to win a 2 year lease, Long Putt Contest with chance to win $10,000, merchandise up to 70% off, and chance to win an all-inclusive Breezy Point Resort golf vacation for four.

Back by popular demand will also be the Trick Shot Master, Peter Johncke, with his unique talents on display. All attendees will receive a free round of golf from Old Hickory Golf Club with admission. Active duty military and veterans enjoy free admission with each day being Military Appreciation Day. The first 1,000 attendees each day also get a free sleeve of golf balls. In addition, those that purchase advance tickets online will be entered to win a set of Tour Edge golf clubs valued at $600.

"We can’t wait for the U.S. Open in June," said Jay Royle, Director of Greater Milwaukee Golf Show. "It’s a great opportunity for Wisconsin, and the Greater Milwaukee Golf Show in March is the perfect way for locals to kick off the season and get excited for the championship."

Tickets for the Greater Milwaukee Golf Show are $10 per person, and are free for ages 12 and under. Discounted tickets can be purchased in advance at The event will take place at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park, March 17-19. There will be over 100 commercial exhibits from all facets of the golf industry including equipment, apparel, practice, destinations, education and many more.